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Dr. Alan Bruce Steiner, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Alan Steiner is a Dentist practicing in Denville, NJ. Dr. Steiner specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Alan Bruce Steiner, DMD
  • Denville, NJ
  • Accepting new patients

Is a baking soda rinse safe for my teeth?

It can be too abrasive. Systemically, it can do the following: Sodium Bicarbonate Side Effects -Increased level of body pH (metabolic alkalosis) -Worsening congestive heart READ MORE
It can be too abrasive. Systemically, it can do the following:
Sodium Bicarbonate Side Effects

-Increased level of body pH (metabolic alkalosis)
-Worsening congestive heart failure
-Seizures
-Severe muscle spasms and contractions (tetany)
-Swelling in the feet, ankles, and lower legs
-High levels of sodium in the blood

Used judiciously (not too hard and not too much), it can be okay. I prefer tooth and gum toothpaste.

Alan B. Steiner, DMD