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How can I whiten my teeth and not my crown

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Brush ur teeth: Brush teeth regularly.
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Dr. David Duguid
29 years experience Dentistry
Tooth whitening: Your porcelain crown won't change color. If your crown is whiter than your teeth, just ask your dentist about whitening options for your natural teet ... Read More
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Dr. Abel Loredo
37 years experience Dentistry
Porcelain Crowns: Unfortunately porcelain teeth do not whiten. The reason we are able to whiten teeth is because they have pores that absorbe the stains of food, coffee ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Variable: Whitening toothpaste serves to whiten stained teeth but will have little effect on the natural tooth color.
Dr. Maurice Lindly
38 years experience Dentistry
Baking Soda?: Baking soda is used in some toothpaste as a bactericidal agent. That is it kills bacteria that cause periodontal disease and caries. It is mildly abra ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Expectations?: It depends upon your expectations. The effect is usually minimal at best. If you want any substantial whitening, you may have to wait forever. I re ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Tooth whitening: I see no problem with using a professionally administered or dispensed whitening system. We don't really use lasers but very bright lights and it ... Read More
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No problems: Teeth whitening and oral contraceptives are safe to take or use at the same time. Usually it's oral antibiotics and oral contraceptives that you need ... Read More
Dr. Lawrence (larry) Korenman
50 years experience Dentistry
Isn't a problem!: Laser whitening is the fastest and most comfortable way to do this in the dentist's office. We do this routinely and patients are very happy with the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is very safe: The best system is a professional teeth whitening without laser or any other light, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
13 years experience Dentistry
Bleaching: You can try in-office or in-home bleaching. Normally, crown wont change color by bleaching but your teeth can become white and decreace the contrast ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Relatively easy: Brushing and flossing well, keeping regular dental hygiene appointments, and avoiding foods that stain teeth will all help, but lets face it, over tim ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wollock
29 years experience Dentistry
Vallejo, Laser : Vallejo, laser whitening will work but will not whiten the crowns. If your crowns are in an esthetic area you may need to replace. This should occu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
20 years experience Dentistry
No: Your crown will not change with whitening strips nor be damaged. Make sure you are cavity free and have no gum disease, whitening materials could effe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Stain vs intrinsic: Superficial stains on the surface of the tooth can be polished off quite easily at a dental hygiene visit. If the stains have seeped into the enamel, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Bleaching of teeth: There are several methods to whiten teeth. The best are done by your dentist. You may have the bleaching material done in the offfice (zoom) or at h ... Read More
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