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Is it possible to rebuild the enamel lost due to bleaching with tray?

Is it possible to rebuild the enamel lost due to bleaching with tray?

Yes: If you have white spots or areas of demineralization, your dentist can rx you mi paste. This cream restores the oral mineral imbalances that cause demineralization by replacing minerals while improving saliva flow and Fluoride uptake as well as soothing sensitive surfaces. It binds readily to pellicle, plaque, soft tissue & hydroxyapatite when applied within the oral cavity. ...Read more

Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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Does teeth bleaching ruin the tooth enamel?

Does teeth bleaching ruin the tooth enamel?

No: Just don't overdo it. Your teeth will only whiten to the extent that the enamel will allow. The color of the dentin underneath will still shine through and cannot be lightened by bleaching. Likewise, if you have recession, your exposed roots will not lighten and should not be bleached. A common side effect of whitening is sensitivity of the teeth, which is transient. ...Read more

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Why does teeth bleaching ruin tooth enamel?

It does not: There have been many studies done on the safety of bleach on enamel and not one has proved it is permanently harmful. (yet?). ...Read more

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Can i lose enamel from teeth bleaching too much?

Can i lose enamel from teeth bleaching too much?

Yes: Yes, that is how tooth bleaching works. A small layer of enamel is removed with bleaching. Overdoing bleaching can produce permanent discoloration. Please see only a dentist for bleaching and refrain from the current trend of whitening in a spa or mall or beauty salon. Bleaching teeth is best managed by an experienced dentist with your dental & gum health as the main focus of their attention! ...Read more

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Does getting my teeth bleached cause damage to the enamel on my teeth?

Does getting my teeth bleached cause damage to the enamel on my teeth?

Nope: It should not cause damage at all to the enamel. It may make your teeth a bit more sensitive, but not damaging. ...Read more

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I'm planning on getting my teeth bleached. Will it wear down the enamel?

I'm planning on getting my teeth bleached. Will it wear down the enamel?

Tooth Whitening: Having your teeth whitened does not affect the strength or integrity of the enamel and certain won't "wear it down.". ...Read more

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Bleach/gel whitening for teeth with enamel loss? Is this effective?

Not really: Only enamel will whiten. If there is much missing, then you will not have much to whiten. You might need crowns to achieve the whiteness you desire. Unfortunately, veneers need enamel to bond too, and may not work for you. See a prosthodontist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can enamel building toothpaste work after tooth bleaching?

Yes: I would recommend a Fluoride toothpaste or Fluoride mouthwash like act to help protect your tooth enamel. Also, do not over-whiten to help prevent sensitivity. Studies show lower concentration over time gets the best results. ...Read more

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Got a whitening toothpaste tht claims to b al natural w bromelain n papain.no chemical bleach.it's frm a well known n gud brand.can it harm my enamel?

Unsure: Here in the US products pass stringent tests before going to market, not sure about where you live. There isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not bromelain is effective for any of its uses, Papain is also used in some toothpastes however, its whitening effect is minimal. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573376/ ...Read more

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Has anyone reported loss of enamel from whitening tray gel?

No: No peer reviewed, controlled and scientifically performed in vivo or in vitro tests have shown that professionally attained whitening gel from a dental office has caused damage to enamel or healthy tooth structure. ...Read more

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