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Is Mentadent toothpaste safe?

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The manufacturer of Mentadent does not list any associated health risks, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is necessary to contact a medical professional or poison control upon the consumption of more than a pea-sized amount of toothpastes that contain fluoride, such as Mentadent.

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Mentadent toothpaste has a Relative Dental Abrasion score of 103, a score given by the American Dental Association. The standard for a non-abrasive toothpaste is less than 100. As Mentadent is slightly above the abrasion standard, it may cause sensitive teeth. It is important to check the ingredients of any toothpaste to avoid potential allergic reactions.

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