Fact or Fiction: Baking Soda Benefits
You may think of it as a common household cleaner, but baking soda is also a wonder product in the personal care realm. What can it do for your teeth, face and hair? Find out in this quiz!
Baking soda is a chemical abrasive.
You should never clean dentures with baking soda.
Brushing dry baking soda on your teeth is an effective cleaner.
Baking soda can neutralize both bases and acids.
Baking soda can also be used as a mouthwash.
Adding hydrogen peroxide to baking soda can also help whiten your teeth.
Baking soda can neutralize bacterial acids in your mouth.
Baking soda is the only ingredient toothpaste needs to properly cleanse your teeth.
Baking soda can be used as an antacid.
Baking soda can be an effective facial cleanser.
You can dust baking soda on your armpits as a kind of deodorant.
Baking soda's abrasive qualities will almost definitely damage enamel and dentine, a tooth's outer layers.
If you have sores in your mouth, you should avoid baking soda.
Only large baking soda crystals can be used in toothpaste.
Baking soda is not the only type of abrasive used in oral care products.
A homemade baking soda toothpaste is the most effective way to clean your teeth.
If you're using baking soda or a baking soda toothpaste, but you still have dark spots on your teeth, you could have cavities.
Unlike bleaching products, baking soda doesn't change the color of your teeth.
For a quick fix, you can use baking soda as a dry shampoo.
Carbon dioxide is a chemical component of baking soda.