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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Moya
19 years experience in Dentistry
Whitening agent: Carbamide peroxide is mainly used as a disinfecting and bleaching agent in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. As a drug, this compound is used in some pre ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: That would be abou the same as 7% hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening concentration. There are higher concentrations than that which are u ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Banner
47 years experience in Dentistry
Whitening: Carbamide peroxide is one of the more commonly used material for tooth whitening. It may also be found in some over the counter products for canker so ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience in Dentistry
6month-1yr: Whitening really only needs to be done 1-2 times a year. You will not likley get much more benefit than that.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Basics of Wound Care: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: It is the same as hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening chemical but it is about 1/3 the concentration. So you are talking about 7% and about ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
38 years experience in Dentistry
Look at the package: If you follow the manufacturers recommendations, you might have some sensitivity, but that should go away. I'm not aware of any long term side effects ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience in Dentistry
It varies: Depending on the manufacturer and their delivery system you can get different % concentrations.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide (5% to 35%) breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it br ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to ... Read More

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