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Does Whitening Your Teeth At The Dentist Hurt And What Do They Do
Sometimes: Whitening gels contains either hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. Higher levels of these gels can cause sensitivity in the teeth, whether they are applied in over the counter products or in-office whitening procedures. Some people feel no sensitivity, while others will. The gums are isolated and the gel is applied, replacing every few minutes for maximum concentration. 45 - 60 minutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does laser teeth whitening whiten the inside of your teeth? At the dentist today, my dentist told me that the insides of my teeth are very stained. It might not be a problem unless i laugh or smile real big, but i'd like to get it taken care of if i can.
No!: Whitening your teeth with either the laser or conventional bleaching trays, the only genetic portion of the tooth that will whiten is the enamel. The next layer of the tooth is called dentin and this will certainly not brighten in color. Your dentist was more than likely referring to deep stains in the enamel that might not brighten as well. However other cosmetic procedures can fix this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crest Products Good : I have found the crest products work well. I personally use the white strips, the 3d mouthwash, and the whitening toothpaste and have gotten good results. If your teeth are very stained or darkened professional whitening will be magnitudes better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teeth whitening pens: You can use over the counter teeth whitening pens or crest 3D whitening 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My teeth are stained since i was young. Is my only hope seeing a dentist for whitening or are there alternatives?
Does laser teeth whitening make your teeth whiter than those trays that the dentists give you? I've used those trays before, but wasn't totally sold on them. I'd like to get them whitened again, but maybe go a different route this time.
I am 27 years old. Is laser teeth whitening more effective if you're older? I asked my dentist about laser teeth whitening and he said that he didn't think i'd see much of a difference because of my age. I think my teeth are stained, but maybe they're not
27 is older?: Age can dictate the final outcome of teeth whitening but at age 27 that certainly dose not mean you! you are the only one that can make the determination if your teeth are not white enough. Don't give up, a great dentist in denver - dr. James makowski i'm sure can help you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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