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I'm wondering what is the best whitening toothpaste?

I'm wondering what is the best whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best whitening toothpaste?

Dental experts! what is the best whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best whitening toothpaste/mouthwash?

Please help! what is the best whitening toothpaste/mouthwash?

Whitening methods?: To the best of my knowledge, i don't believe there are any mouthwashes that can really whiten teeth. Whitening toothpastes are more abrasive and remove surface stain, and should not be used on a regular basis. Some may have whitening agents but the effectiveness is limited at best. I would suggest you see a dentist to discuss all your tooth whitening options before doing anything. ...Read more

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth are getting yellow . What is the best whitening toothpaste?

Need some dental expertise! my teeth are getting yellow . What is the best whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best teeth whitening toothpaste?

Please help! what is the best teeth whitening toothpaste?

Depends on you...: Best here depends on personal preference for flavor, texture and sensitivity. Sometimes the answer is none at all, but odds are the polishing paste you dentist uses at your cleaning appointments tops them all. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste for whitening?

What is the best toothpaste for whitening?

None: Toothpaste itself will not really whiten teeth because it does not stay on long enough. ...Read more

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What is the best enamel protector and whitening toothpaste?

Best: You will find so many different opinions on what is best, so it's very subjective, but we can say that having good homecare, brushing 3 x per day, using ada approved toothpaste/whitening or not, keeping up with your routine professional visits with your hygienist/dentist, and realizing that acidic and sugary foods promote decay... That's important. ...Read more

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What is best toothpaste for gums n whitening?

What is best toothpaste for gums n whitening?

Not one is best...: Toothpastes that whiten have just a tiny amount of whitening chemicals in them to claim "whitening" some people get sensitive teeth and bothered gums by these toothpastes. We really don't need toothpaste but it does taste good when we brush. As for gums...There are a group of pastes that can help your gums a little too. Best treatment is brush well, floss and get regular checkups. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Whitening toothpaste: First, understand that "whitening toothpastes" have limited whitening ability and mostly merely remove surface stain. There is no one generally agreed upon "best" one. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the best tooth paste for whitening the teeth fast?

I'm wondering what is the best tooth paste for whitening the teeth fast?

Best Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter the best 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. ...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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Please recommend some good whitening toothpaste?

Please recommend some good whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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Good toothpaste to use when whitening to reduce pain?

Good toothpaste to use when whitening to reduce pain?

Sensitive formula: Most sensitive formula toothpastes will be helpfull while whitening. If more is needed your dentist can supply you with a desensitizing gel to use in addition to the whitening gel. ...Read more

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I swollowed crest whitening toothpaste about a teaspoon?

I swollowed  crest whitening toothpaste about a teaspoon?

Should be OK but...: Normally not an issue, but if swallowed a lot, I would contact poison control and ask questions. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you use crest whitening toothpaste?

I need to know how do you use crest whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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What are the whitening ingredients in Crest pro-health toothpaste?

What are the whitening ingredients in Crest pro-health toothpaste?

Whitening Ingredient: or ingredients are usually the source of sodium content. ...Read more

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Since a lot of toothpastes contain whitening products, what should I be using? I am asking this because i'm told whitening toothpastes are abrasive.

Since a lot of toothpastes contain whitening products, what should I be using? I am asking this because i'm told whitening toothpastes are abrasive.

Some are abrasive: There is a lot of marketing hype around toothpastes. They all seem to whiten teeth, fight decay, cure gum disease, give you fresh breath and help you lose weight. Obviously, kidding about last part, but your brushing technique and flossing are probably more significant than type of paste. There is an rda index which rates the abrasiveness of toothpastes. Google to find yours. ...Read more

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