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Do crest whitening strips work for whitening teeth?

Do crest whitening strips work for whitening teeth?

Yes: They do work, but not as good as a professional whitening at a dentist office. ...Read more

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Do whitening strips actually work?

Whitening strips: Yes they actually work. The over the counter type are a little suspect but those that you can obtain from your dentist are much more effective. ...Read more

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Do whitening strips expire?

Do whitening strips expire?

Yes: The expiration date should be listed on the package. Using it after the expiration can't hurt the teeth or gums, it merely will not be (as) effective. ...Read more

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Want to know do these bleaching teeth whitening strips work?

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Want to know do these bleaching teeth whitening strips work?

Whitening strips OK: You can use over the counter 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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Do teeth whitening pens work?

Do teeth whitening pens work?

YES!!!: Teeth whitening pens work, but those products are designed more maintenance purpose then for " whitening". I mean that if you have not had your teeth cleaned for ten years... And , all of a sudden, you buy this whitening pen and plan to use as " miracle wand" .... It may not work , sorry. On the other hand, you you regularly visit your dentist and have your teeth cleaned, and/or whitened, then ok. ...Read more

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Does using crest whiten strips and toothpaste help teeth be pearly white?

Does using crest whiten strips and toothpaste help teeth be pearly white?

Maybe: They may. But its best to have professional whitening and use the otc products for maintenance. ...Read more

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Should I use crest whitening strips to whiten my teeth?

Should I use crest whitening strips to whiten my teeth?

Possibly: Those strips work moderately well but only for some individuals and only in certain cases. They may or may not give you the results that you desire. First see a dentist to discuss your options and what would be best for your circumstances. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide work for teeth whitening?

Can hydrogen peroxide work for teeth whitening?

Yes, but....: The 3% hydrogen peroxide that you can buy in stores will have no effect on whitening teeth. First the concentration is too low &secondly it cannot be in contact with the teeth long enough to be effective. Hydrogen peroxide in one form or another in higher concentrations in professionally fabricated delivery systems do work. Speak to your own dentist about your options that are both safe\effective. ...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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Want to know do teeth whitening strips work ?

Generally yes: For the most part they do work, but usually only on the flat surface of your teeth and not between your teeth. However, if your teeth are extremely dark or discolored, you might not see any improvement at all. ...Read more

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Hydrogen peroxide for teeth whitening, does htis work?

Hydrogen peroxide for teeth whitening, does htis work?

Yes and no: A slurry of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda brushed an the teeth twice daily can lighten your teeth superficially and help to remove surface staining. But don't expect a dramatic change. If you want that hollywood white smile you can't go wtong with professional whitening from a dentists office. Make sure that your teeth and gums are healthy prior to getting this done. ...Read more

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Want to know do the colgate whitening strips really work?

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Want to know do the colgate whitening strips really work?

Teeth whitening: You can use over the counter tooth paste or Colgate 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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Does listerine whitening rinse actually whiten your teeth or just remove stains?

Does listerine whitening rinse actually whiten your teeth or just remove stains?

It whitens teeth.: Whitening rinses contain a whitening agent (like hydrogen peroxide) similar to whitening toothpastes. However, they only whiten very, very slowly since the are normally in contact with the teeth for only a minute or two. Contrast this with whitening strips or trays which are usually kept in contact with the teeth for an hour or so at a time. Trays will work much better and faster than rinses. ...Read more

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Can "listerine whitening mouth wash" really whiten your teeth?

Can "listerine whitening mouth wash" really whiten your teeth?

No : In order to whiten teeth, the whitening agent (gel, strip, tray, etc.) has to remain on your teeth generally for 15 minutes to a few hours. This allows the whitening agent to be absorbed into the tooth, and the whitening process to take place. Unfortunately, swishing a mouth wash for 30 seconds (or even a minute) does not allow near enough time for this to take place. ...Read more

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How effective are listerine whitening quick dissolving strips?

How effective are listerine whitening quick dissolving strips?

Listerine whitening: As a dentist i can tell you that all otc tooth whitening products have limitations and are not as effective as custom bleaching trays with products supplied by your dentist. For patient reviews see: http://www.Amazon.Com/listerine-whitening-dissolving-strips-56-count/product-reviews/b000teyrxs. ...Read more

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Can those whitening strips actually work?

Can those whitening strips actually work?

Some can: There are many tooth whitening strips that will work. Others that are complete gimmicks. They are typically disposable and uncomfortable to wear. This can lead to a very unpredictable result. My advice i to see a dentist and have them go over professional whitening, either at home or in the office. One brand that does work and has been around for a while is crest white strips. ...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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Can teeth whitening strips expire?

Can teeth whitening strips expire?

Yes: Tthere is an expiration date on the individual packets. The boxes of crest whitestrips does have such a date. They likely presume that users will keep the box on hand. ...Read more

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