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How do I alleviate the pain after a tooth bleaching session?

How do I alleviate the pain after a tooth bleaching session?

Fluoride: I recommend using a Fluoride gel in the bleaching tray. Your dentist can prescribe this for you or may have it available in his or her office. I would also avoid cold foods and beverages while the teeth are sensitive.Bleach. ...Read more

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Should i undergo tooth bleaching when I have cavities?

Should i undergo tooth bleaching when I have cavities?

Bleaching is last: Bleaching is reserved for health teeth & gums. Have everything fixed & under control before considering bleaching. ...Read more

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How does tooth bleaching work?

How does tooth bleaching work?

Chemical reaction: Whiteners use bleaching chemicals to get into the tooth enamel & set off a chemical reaction (an oxidation reaction) that breaks apart the staining compounds. Most tooth whiteners use one of two chemical agents: carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide (the same stuff that will bleaches hair). Carbamide peroxide breaks down into hydrogen peroxide, which is the main active whitening component. ...Read more

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Is there a cheap tooth bleaching procedure?

Is there a cheap tooth bleaching procedure?

Crest Strips: You can get the crest strips at some stores. They will have an effect. You should have your teeth cleaned before you start bleaching to get the best result. You should get a better result from having it done professional by a dentist. ...Read more

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What are some of the cons of tooth bleaching?

What are some of the cons of tooth bleaching?

SENSITIVITY: Sensitivity is the #1 downfall to whitening teeth. I myself cannot whiten my teeth more than once a year or so due to the sharp pains when i breathe in after whitening is done! you can combat this by using desensitizing gel (from dentist) after the use of your trays. Fluoride toothpaste and rinse can also help, before and after whitening. In office whitening is a whole other topic, ask ur dds! ...Read more

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Which best tooth bleaching method is the best?

Tooth bleaching: It depends on what your goal is? If you want a gradual whitening, at home bleaching would be a good option. If you want an immediate result, in office bleaching would be the treatment of choice. ...Read more

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Which tooth bleaching approach is the cheapest?

Which tooth bleaching approach is the cheapest?

Over the Counter: There are a number of good over the counter solutions today. Look at the crest white strips as an option. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me the cons of tooth bleaching?

Can someone tell me the cons of tooth bleaching?

The cons of bleachin: Bleaching does not whiten dental materials so the procedure may create the need to replace current dental work to match the newly whitened teeth. Secondly, the results of bleaching cannot be predicted or guaranteed, although for most all cases a level of whitening is achieved. Third, some sensitivity may result which can be managed with the assistance of the dentist. Last, the teeth must be health. ...Read more

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Does the tooth bleaching system using the blue lamp really work?

Does the tooth bleaching system using the blue lamp really work?

Yes, but . . . .: Bleaching systems that don't use the blue light can work equally as well. Results can vary tremendously. Just because someone uses the 'blue light' does not justify the additional cost, if there is any, in my opinion. ...Read more

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After initial tooth bleaching, does the whiteness become less bright after a while?

After initial tooth bleaching, does the whiteness become less bright after a while?

Yes: Eventually the teeth will loose the whiteness as stains from foods and drinks will darken the teeth overtime. You may require a touch up bleach treatment periodically. ...Read more

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