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Doctor insights on: 22 Percent Carbamide Peroxide Tooth Whitening Gel

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Is tooth whitening with 35% carbamide peroxide ok?

Is tooth whitening with 35% carbamide peroxide ok?

Yes, but strong: This is. A high concentration and needs to be used carefully and for a very short time. Follow your dentist's instructions very carefully. Possible side effects are sensitive teeth and burning of the gums tissues. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Teeth Whitening (Definition)

Teeth whitening is a treatment of the tooth to reduce pigments so enhancing their appearance and reducing discoloration. Usually the outer enamel is lightened using an oxygen releasing carbamide product for extrinsic bleaching, but when access to the pulp chamber is possible, intrinsic bleach with a stronger reagent that can significantly reduce the color. Dr neil mcleod dds ...Read more


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Are there any dangers of using tooth whitening kits that use 35% carbamide peroxide?

Are there any dangers of using tooth whitening kits that use 35% carbamide peroxide?

Maybe: 35% is pretty strong for home use. Follow instructions to the letter. At this strength sensitivity can be an issue. Limit the time u use it and keep it off of tissues. It can burn the tissues. Discontinue use if any problems arise. ...Read more

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Is whitening gel with 22% carbamide peroxide bad for your teeth and gums?

Is whitening gel with 22% carbamide peroxide bad for your teeth and gums?

Depends.: The whitening gels come in various strengths. The higher the concentration or strength, the quicker and more emphatic the lightening can be achieved. However, teeth will become very sensitive with certain intensities of the gels. Each person is different; some can tolerate the higher percentages, others can not. The good thing: even the smallest concentration of whitening gel will work over time. ...Read more

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I have a toothache after using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening. Next steps?

I have a toothache after using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening. Next steps?

See a dentist: Sensitivity or achiness after using whitening products is not uncommon. However, you should definitely seek professional opinion from your dentist. You could possibly have a more serious tooth problem. ...Read more

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Toothache from using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening?

Toothache from using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening?

Try hydrogen peroxid: While any whitening gel can cause sensitivity and aching of the teeth, hydrogen peroxide requires less wear duration per application than carbamide peroxide. Typically h.P. Is one hour, while c.P. Is several hours. We caution our patients to back off and use less frequently when this occurs. Ask your dental professional for daywhite hp gel. ...Read more

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How long do I use carbamide gel for teeth whitening to see the difference ?

How long do I use carbamide gel for teeth whitening to see the difference ?

Teeth whitening: This type of question should be directed to the dentist who either supplied you with the tooth whitening gel\kit or advised you regarding which one to use. If you purchased the gel\kit on your own, well? There are lots of considerations when selecting the whitening method to use, ; lots of precautions and limitations as well. Nothing can replace individual professional guidance on this subject! ...Read more

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What is the best teeth whitening gel i can use for tartar on my teeth?

What is the best teeth whitening gel i can use for tartar on my teeth?

None: Tooth whitening gels will not work on tartar. It is necessary to have the tartar removed at a professional cleaning. Then use the whitening gel. ...Read more

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I have opident teeth whitening gel 20% if excess comes out of tray and swallowed or goes on mouth tissue what will happen? Dangerous?

I have opident teeth whitening gel 20% if excess comes out of tray and swallowed or goes on mouth tissue what will happen? Dangerous?

You will be fine: After you place your trays, use your finger to wipe out the excess gel and discard. If you happen to swallow a little it won't hurt you. Make sure you are not overfilling your trays, a little goes a long ways. ...Read more

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Could you give me the instructions for bella brite teeth whitening gel?

Bleeching product: Most of bleeching jell is carbomide peroxide or h2o2 and with diffrent % of concentration so using this product requires using manifacture instruction. ...Read more

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What is the best teeth whitening gel?

Whitening gel: There are different types of whitening gels. The most common is carbamide peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide gel is also used. It depends on how you are whitening, either overnight or during the day, or whether there possible complications such as gum recession and/ or extreme sensitiviy. The best gel is the one recommended by your dentist. ...Read more

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How effective is teeth whitening gel?

How effective is teeth whitening gel?

Very: Tooth whitening gel when used with properly made bleaching trays are very safe and effective. ...Read more

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Is 22% carbamide peroxide effective to whiten teeth?

Definitely, yes: Most dentists prefer to use 22 % carbamide peroxide for better and predictable whitening results. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects from 35% carbamide peroxide to whiten your teeth?

Are there any side effects from 35% carbamide peroxide to whiten your teeth?

Bleaching teeth: There are always side effects to anything not naturally produced by our bodies. The most common side effect is teeth sensitivity and sloughing of the gums. Both usually a result of over bleaching. ...Read more

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Can you mix cream of tartar with arm & hammer toothpaste with baking soda and peroxide for tooth whitening and is it harmful to teeth?

Can you mix cream of tartar with arm & hammer toothpaste with baking soda and peroxide for tooth whitening and is it harmful to teeth?

Yes, depends and why: Yes you can mix and use it. Whether or not it is harmful depends upon concentrations and frequency of use. I just question why someone would do that? It's a lot of time and energy for minimal effect, if any! there are much better methods out there that really work, are safe and are relatively economical. See your own dentist for specific advice after an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Otc teeth whitening gels are painful. Can I brush my sensitive teeth with just straight baking soda and hydrogen peroxide?

Need guidance: You need professional guidance. First must determine reason for sensitivity and have addressed. Then follow your dentist's tooth whitening recommendations. Otc products are less effective than in-office guided therapies, and in the long run about the same cost. ...Read more

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How long does tooth whitening powder to be effective?

How long does tooth whitening powder to be effective?

Varies: Check with your dentist on the type of whitening product you have, what percentage of peroxide it has, and be aware of expiration dates. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a question, are tooth whitening strips bad for you?

Need help. I've got a question, are tooth whitening strips bad for you?

Bleaching teeth: Crest white strips can work, though they only cover the front 6 teeth, so if there is a big color change, it may be very noticeable compared to the back teeth. Avoid using any product that requires a "pre rinse" as this is usually acidic and can destroy tooth structure as well as make them more sensitive. A kit custom made by a dentist is the most effective method. ...Read more

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What is a tooth whitening product or procedure that really works without damaging your teeth?

What is a tooth whitening product or procedure that really works without damaging your teeth?

All From a Dentist: Over the counter products aren't tested by the fda or the american dental association, and often don't even display their ingredients. Some work, some don't, but i wouldn't risk it. Anything prescribed or applied by your dentist will be proven, safe, and effective. If you want to be sure, you really need to have a dentist help you with this. ...Read more

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