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is it safe to use teeth whitening strips while pregnant

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Best to follow the: Manufacturers recommendations for optimal results and least side effects. Overnight ones usually require custom trays and a lower concentration gel a ... Read More
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
No: I would not recommend it. The strips could move and you have no control over that. For that reason i would want you awake for the bleaching.
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Hu answered
22 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not a good idea: Not a good idea, may have gingival (gum) irritation to abundant sensitivity.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Don't : It is better not to sleep with white strips on. Find some time during the. Day to use them.
Dr. Dave Burns
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Different types: I have recommended both day and night bleaching with properly fitted trays. I am not sure about crest strips.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: These strips do not adhere well enough for night time use. You may inhale a strip into your lung or may swallow one in which case it may get stuck in ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes, you can expect them to be less effective as time goes on. For the best results use fresh ones.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The active ingredient will degrade or weaken over time and it will not be as powerful. Look at the expiration label on the box. They will. To work w ... Read More
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Tthere is an expiration date on the individual packets. The boxes of crest whitestrips does have such a date. They likely presume that users will keep ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Crest: Crest professional strips are the ones work best from the over the counter , but the trays that are made by your dentist use a gel that is three times ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Don't know: The best one is the one that gives you the results you want without any discomfort to your teeth and gums. People react differently to different prod ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Personal choice: There are about ten or so of them in the market.Of course, a lot of us get carried away by the very convincing commercials. They work about the same. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Not really: Whitening strips can increase the sensitivity of teeth. If you have teeth pain for more than a few hour after using the strips, then you should stop.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Hanley
42 years experience Orthodontics
Whitening strips: Tooth whitening strips are the best method of the three you have indicated for teeth whitening. They are impregnated with a chemical specifically for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Generally yes: For the most part they do work, but usually only on the flat surface of your teeth and not between your teeth. However, if your teeth are extremely d ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Yes, if..: Yes, if used as directed! good luck.

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