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Bella Brite: If you want to try this product, check out the BBB review first. Why are you asking this question online? Choose a dentist whom you trust, understand your tooth whitening options and follow your dentist's advice and instructions. Beware OTC products, products online, and ones with companies that you cannot verify their credentials, reviews, ADA approval, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crest whitestrips vs tray whitening (zoom/opalesence). Which has better reviews according to doctors?
Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack toothbrush with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Return it: The product is supposed to be sealed on purchase to protect the consumer. I would ask for a new one and explain to the merchant the seal was open when you bought this one. ...Read more
Teeth whitening: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which method is more effective for teeth whitening zoom teeth whitening or crest - 3d professional effects white strips ?
In office > strips: The whitening strips can be effective but if you want faster, more noticeable results, you would be happier with an in office, professionally administered whitening treatment like Zoom, Kor, Saphire, or any of the many systems offered by dentists in your area. You can always find someone running a special if cost is your main concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Which is better for teeth whitening crest 3D whitening strips Or whitening pens and which will give faster result ??
Teeth whitening: 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Will using Listerine immediately after brushing my teeth with Rembrandt whitening toothpaste negate any of the whitening effects?
No, it shouldn't: Whitening toothpastes all work the same way in that they contain mild abrasive to help remove surface stains. They don't really whiten like oxidizing agents such as crest white strips or bleaching trays and gel that you can get from your dentist. ...Read more
What is the recommended length of time for using differin (adapalene) 0.1% gel to clear up acne scars?
3-4 months : If you were prescribed differin, (adapalene) your scars aren't very bad. Differin (adapalene) is good for very mild acne and it produces less photosensitivity than other retinoids. In general it takes most retinoids 3-4 months to peel the skin enough to remove the discoloration from superficial acne scars and rebuild collagen. Should use spf of >30 in daytime all year long to keep those scars from darkening or reappearin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Flavor is added to the whitening gels to help counteract the taste of the whitening gels themselves. They are not flavorful, and since very few people want white teeth enough to put up with the taste, they add a strong flavor like mint to the gels. Tres white, by ultradent, however, has a light melon flavor option. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Nucleotide sequence: Dna is a long chain of 4 molecules called nucleotides. The sequence of three in a row, codes for Amino Acids used to build enzymes and body parts. Other sequences turn the code on and off for certain segments. All of the codes are still not known and some information is transfered in other ways. All in all it is a remarkable bit of biology. ...Read more