A 37-year-old member asked:
Are there any perks or suggestions of how to get my teeth whiter that isn't buying products?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 30 years experience
No!!!: Spend the money, buy the products. Nothing else will bleach/whiten your teeth. If you have difficult stains they may be removed by your dentist.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Suggestions: Start with a professional cleaning @ your dentist/hygienist to remove surface stains. Then don't smoke. Avoid pigmented foods such as coffee, tea, colas, mustard, saffron, tomato sauce, etc, or rinse w water immediately after eating. Keep teeth immaculately clean to remove pigment-producing bacteria. If still not bright enough for you, best whitening done by dentist rather than otc products.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dentistry 54 years experience
Not really: If you can't get them as white as you want, then you will at least have to have a professional cleaning at your dentist's office. Some toothpastes that are more abrasive might help somewhat but should only be used on a short term basis. After that, you can try crest whitestrips but it has limitations! none of the "home remedies" or internet concoctions work very well. Sorry. No magic potions here.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me how I could get my teeth white, what products ect?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dentistry 21 years experience
Not a simple answer: Having whiter teeth depends on many things. First eliminate coffee/tea/red wine from you diet. See a dentist for your best options, however can be more expensive. Whitening toothpastes can work over a long period of time. Other over the counter whiteners can give decent results. Be careful, if you have fillings or crowns in the front, they will not whiten.
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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