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Can You Use Bleach On Your Teeth
If you use listerene and brush your teeth with colgate all the time. What can cause inflammation on the gums?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Talk with dentist : First see a dentist and have your teeth cleaned and this can make your teeth lighter. Second avoid coffee, tea, red wine, and other dark foods and drinks. There are many products available depending on how dark you are now and how light you want to get , your dentist can discuss these with you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Finish with rinse: There are different types of mouth rinse: Fluoride rinse to help teeth resistant to tooth decay; antiseptic rinse to decrease over all bacteria. Either way, brush ; floss your teeth first to remove all films (called biofilms) of bacteria so that rinsing agents will be more directly applied to tooth/gum surface for a higher, better efficacy. Exception is post-surgery rinse when you are not to brush. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does brushing your teeth with baking soda and braces on cause your teeth to be discolored when you get your braces off later?
No: Keeping your teeth clean is the key to not having issues later when the braces come off. Baking soda is good for managing gum issues but it lacks Fluoride which is helpful to prevent decay especially while wearing braces. I'd suggest avoiding any bleaching of your teeth while the braces are on as the enamel under the brackets won't change color and you could end up with dark spots. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not really: Brushing does not offer enough contact time of a whitening agent for it to effectively whiten teeth and most toothpastes do not contain much more than abrasives. Good oral hygiene will reduce surface stain which may help the teeth look better but does not alter or lighten the actual color, like professional whitening or whitestrips can do. ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can rinse. However, minimize the amount of rinsing. Also do not spit the water out of your mouth when rinsing. Let the water "fall out" of your mouth. Spitting can cause the blood clots over the teeth extraction sites to become dislodged leading to bleeding. I hope you have a quick and easy recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why: You should weigh the pros, cons, risks and benefits of toothpaste, mouthwash... These items have been in history for a long time, and unless you're super allergic to all of them, there's a reason why they're still used today and recommended by american dental assoc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Periodic retreatment: You can keep your teeth as white as possible by periodically doing a simple home-whitening process (like crest whitestrips or similar) whenever they appear to be losing their brightness. There is no harm when it's used this way, and it only takes one or two sessions if it's used every 6-12 months. Also, use of a whitening toothpaste will help reduce the loss of brightness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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