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can I use whitening toothpaste while pregnant

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Depends: The answer depends on what kind of activity do you want in your tootpaste. Is it antibacterial? Is it ancariogenic? Is it just pure whiteing activi ... Read More
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any wh ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Sorbitol is sweet: I am not sure what the question is but sorbitol is an artifical sweetener. It would not be helpful in whitening your teeth, just making the toothpaste ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Healing site: I am confused if the extraction site actually reopened as you say or if it just feels different with your tongue. After extractions the site undergoes ... Read More
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Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Not one is best...: Toothpastes that whiten have just a tiny amount of whitening chemicals in them to claim "whitening" some people get sensitive teeth and bothered gums ... Read More
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Dr. Gilberto Nunez
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
All the same : Most whitening toothpaste are all the same, from sensosyne whitening , colgate or crest, they don't have much whitening power, if you want to whitenin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any wh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Whitening toothpaste will not cause any problems while wearing braces. The minimal whitening you may get can then be continued on the surfaces current ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Whitening methods?: To the best of my knowledge, i don't believe there are any mouthwashes that can really whiten teeth. Whitening toothpastes are more abrasive and remov ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Bleaching teeth: Whitening toothpastes do not have an active ingredient to whiten teeth. They are more abrasive, so they will remove superficial stains- and some tooth ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Not good: You'll whiten the area around the brace, but not the area behind the brace, so when brad's come off it will look like you have a slightly darker patch ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Use it after: It would be better to do any whitening after your braces are off. If you do it with the brackets on, you risk the possibility of having a white tooth ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Not effective: You should wait to finish and remove braces before starting any whitening routine! toothpaste is always fine to use, whitening or not.
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