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Are those bleaching trays safe?

Are those bleaching trays safe?

Yes : Yes bleaching trays are safe. There is no adverse effects of bleaching as long as you dont overdo it. The tooth enamel does weaken slightly while bleaching- thats why bleach supplied by the dentist contains Fluoride and you are supposed to brush your teeth with toothpaste before and after bleaching. ...Read more

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Bleaching trays-22% carbamide peroxide. Are they bad for your teeth?

Bleaching trays-22% carbamide peroxide. Are they bad for your teeth?

Mostly no...: Bleaching materials are generally safe if you use them properly as directly. Some people can't do bleaching because of the increased sensitivity from bleaching. If that. Be the case...Try a lower strength of bleach. You may also be allergic to the bleach. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are crest whitening strips harmful to use?

Are crest whitening strips harmful to use?

No: Providing you follow the package directions to the letter. As an Orthodontist I don't do whitening, but I can tell you that whitening done by my General Dentist colleagues is far superior to any OTC product. ...Read more

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What are some effective over-the-counter teeth whiteners?

What are some effective over-the-counter teeth whiteners?

Dental: Speak to your dentist. Nothing over the counter will be anywhere near as effective as what your doctor can offer. Also, what you pay up front for the excellent benefits of teeth whitening for the dentist will be less, in the long run, than what you will pay for the otc stuff that falsely claim to whiten teeth. See the dentist! ...Read more

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What are some good teeth whitening strips?

What are some good teeth whitening strips?

Whiter Image: Whiter image offers a boil and bite tray that you can custom fit to your teeth and just add the bleach into the tray. Better than any strip because of the close contact between the teeth and bleach and your bleach strength is greater. ...Read more

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Are teeth whitening kits safe to use for children?

Are teeth whitening kits safe to use for children?

Crest WhiteStrips: The crest whitestrips are made by a proven dental company with much research to support their product. Many products on the market are not as committed to research as is crest. These are safe and effective. ...Read more

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Teeth whitening i saw couple of teeth whitening kiosk in mall. Is that safe ? What are the side effect of those teeth whitening ? Are teeth whitening kiosk in mall safe?

Teeth whitening i saw couple of teeth whitening kiosk in mall. Is that safe ? What are the side effect of those teeth whitening ? Are teeth whitening kiosk in mall safe?

?: I would be cautious of those kiosk type operations. They are not ran by dentist and you will likely end up paying more in the long run. See your dentist or try crest white strips over the counter product! ...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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Are whitening products more effective on teeth with certain stain colors?

Are whitening products more effective on teeth with certain stain colors?

Simple solution: See a dentist for professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be surprise regardless of the stain colors. You can use over the counter products, however, they are not so effective. Note: there is no evidence based dentistry or scientific research to support that any "laser" have an effect on teeth whitening. ...Read more

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What are some recommended teeth whiteners?

What are some recommended teeth whiteners?

Consult with dentist: This issue should be discussed with your dentist who can make some recommendations after it is determined that you teeth and gums are healthy and you do not require any dental treatment. ...Read more

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Are home teeth whitening kits like Express Smile Atlanta safe?

Are home teeth whitening kits like Express Smile Atlanta safe?

Most of the time: most of them are safe, you have yo make sure you follow the instructions very carefully and checkin with a local dentist for an exam ...Read more

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What are some effective treatments to whiten teeth? Whitening strips and pens have not worked. I have surface stains.

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Professional: See your dentist or hygienist...Over-the-counter products often result in "you get what you pay for" results. ...Read more

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Are most tooth whitening kits effective?

Are most tooth whitening kits effective?

Depends: Store and internet bought: not so much professionally by dentist: work great. See your dentist to determine if you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you, and a discussion on which type is best. ...Read more

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Are crest white strips effective at teeth whitening?

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Are crest white strips effective at teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter tooth paste or supper market products like crest white-strips. 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. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to laser teeth whitening?

Are there any alternatives to laser teeth whitening?

Yes, but.....: Is your question in regards to safety? Professionally dentist performed teeth whitening is both safe and effective. Or do you want lesser cost options? Such as take home trays, dentist supplied sheer white strips or dentist supplied crest white strips all work but to varying degrees the best, but more costly system is kor - which combines 2 -in office light activated tx and custom trays. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for tooth whitening that are safe?

Any home remedies for tooth whitening that are safe?

No: No "home remedies" work for tooth whitening. The closet thing would be crest white strips, and by that i mean that they are readily accessible at the store, and are relatively inexpensive. They are not as effective as a professional treatment by a dentist, but at least they are safe. Bleaching will not work on all types of teeth. First, see your dentist to determine if your are a candidate. ...Read more

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Are those whitening strips you can use at home harmful? I'd really like whiter teeth, and would like to use those strips at home, if possible. Are those bad for my teeth? .

No : Whitening strips are coated with hydrogen peroxide, the active ingredient to whiten your teeth, and is not considered to be harmful to your teeth or body. ...Read more

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What are good whitening toothpastes?

No: Most whitening tooth pastes do not contain enough whitening materials to really make a significant difference. They equate cleaning of your teeth to make them "whiter". ...Read more

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