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Except for medications, the FDA doesn’t require products to have expiration dates. It’s up to the manufacturer to decide. Floss and mouthwash past-due dates are more of a gray area than say, sour cream. But do you stash or trash expired dental items? This may make your decision easier: Toothpaste Safe but not strong When …

Source: Expired Dental Items: Stash or Trash? | Delta Dental of Arizona Blog – Tips for healthy teeth & happy smiles


Do you remember to check the expiration dates on the extra dental products you have stashed away like toothpaste, mouthwash, and floss? Here is what you need to know about if they are still safe to use after they have been expired.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental