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Using carbamide peroxide for several weeks each day any side effects?

Using carbamide peroxide for several weeks each day any side effects?

Look at the package: If you follow the manufacturers recommendations, you might have some sensitivity, but that should go away. I'm not aware of any long term side effects if you follow the manufacturers recommendations. ...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 use carbamide peroxide on cuts/burns?

Can you use carbamide peroxide on cuts/burns?

Basics of Wound Care: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use 22 or 35% carbamide peroxide?

Is it safe to use 22 or 35% carbamide peroxide?

Yes: It is the same as hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening chemical but it is about 1/3 the concentration. So you are talking about 7% and about 12%. ...Read more

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% carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

% carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide (5% to 35%) breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to water and oxygen. This can leave teeth sensitive to hot and cold and remineralizing agents can seal the tiny pores in the tooth and root that were opened during bleaching and reduce sensitivity. ...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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What is carbamide peroxide?

Whitening agent: Carbamide peroxide is mainly used as a disinfecting and bleaching agent in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. As a drug, this compound is used in some preparations for the whitening of teeth. ...Read more

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Is 22 % carbamide peroxide safe?

Yes: That would be abou the same as 7% hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening concentration. There are higher concentrations than that which are used all the time. ...Read more

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What is carbamide peroxide used for?

Whitening: Carbamide peroxide is one of the more commonly used material for tooth whitening. It may also be found in some over the counter products for canker sores and gum irritation. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before use 35% carbamide peroxide again?

How long should I wait before use 35% carbamide peroxide again?

6month-1yr: Whitening really only needs to be done 1-2 times a year. You will not likley get much more benefit than that. ...Read more

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How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to water and oxygen. This can leave teeth sensitive to hot and cold and remineralizing agents can seal the tiny pores in the tooth and root that were opened during bleaching and reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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Could the use of 10% carbamide peroxide( nightguard bleaching) cause any damages to health( because of it can be ingested)?

2 issues: do not ingest or inhale 10% carbamide peroxide, ORIGINALLY NAMED UREA PEROXIDE. .....other issue is that such bleaching could cause tooth/dentin/cementum sensitvity. ...Read more

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How effective is 35 percent carbamide peroxide when used only for 40 minutes(2x20) in two consecutive visits to the dentist? I don't see much effect.

How effective is 35 percent carbamide peroxide when used only for 40 minutes(2x20) in two consecutive visits to the dentist? I don't see much effect.

Teeth whitening: Every individual's teeth whiten differently. You cannot predict the efficacy of whitening products( 35% carbamide peroxide in your case) as they have different effect on different teeth. If you didn't see much difference in two sessions, you probably need to do more to get better results. Discuss with your dentist for options. ...Read more

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What is the % of carbamide peroxide in teeth whitener?

Varies: Every formulation of whitening get has different ingredients. Most common for carbamide peroxide is between 15 and 30%. ...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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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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