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A 33-year-old member asked:

Any effective teeth whitening solutions to try at home?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Not really: There are no effective home-remedy teeth whitening solutions that really work. That is why there is such a big market for treatments like crest white strips and whitening in dental offices.
Dr. Alvis Burris
24 years experience
Yes: There are whitening that are sold otc for example crest white strips.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dentistry - Cosmetic 36 years experience
Yes: I would say the best is crest whitestrips because it is made by a proven dental company with much research to stand behind their products.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

I'm wondering what is the most effective home remedy of teeth whitening?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 49 years experience
Bleaching teeth: Avoiding coffee, tea, cherries, blueberries, smoking and other similar foods that cause superficial stains. Using crest white strips can be effective. Whitening toothpastes are just more abrasive and don't really whiten teeth- they just help to scrub off the superficial stain.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Blum
Pediatrics 67 years experience
Some tooth pastes: Some teeth can never get white because of pigment in the enamel that occurred during development.Go to a reliable dentist.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are some home remedies for whitening teeth?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Peroxide+Baking Soda: Professional whitening at a dentist is the safest and most predictable procedure to whiten teeth. Home remedies can lead to severe sensitivity and gum recession with root exposure. The otc whitening strips with carbamide peroxide can lighten teeth, but the results are not predictable and very from patient to patient. Toothpastes with baking soda and peroxide have some lightening effect, as well.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How is home teeth whitening products?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter tooth paste or crest 3D whitening strips or pens. However, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results.

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Last updated Feb 9, 2015


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