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What is carbamide peroxide?

What is carbamide peroxide?

Whitening agent: Carbamide peroxide is mainly used as a disinfecting and bleaching agent in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. As a drug, this compound is used in some preparations for the whitening of teeth. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Is 22 % carbamide peroxide safe?

Is 22 % carbamide peroxide safe?

Yes: That would be abou the same as 7% hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening concentration. There are higher concentrations than that which are used all the time. ...Read more

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What is carbamide peroxide used for?

What is carbamide peroxide used for?

Whitening: Carbamide peroxide is one of the more commonly used material for tooth whitening. It may also be found in some over the counter products for canker sores and gum irritation. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before use 35% carbamide peroxide again?

How long should I wait before use 35% carbamide peroxide again?

6month-1yr: Whitening really only needs to be done 1-2 times a year. You will not likley get much more benefit than that. ...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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Is 22% carbamide peroxide effective to whiten teeth?

Definitely, yes: Most dentists prefer to use 22 % carbamide peroxide for better and predictable whitening results. ...Read more

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Can you use carbamide peroxide on cuts/burns?

Can you use carbamide peroxide on cuts/burns?

Basics of Wound Care: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use 22 or 35% carbamide peroxide?

Is it safe to use 22 or 35% carbamide peroxide?

Yes: It is the same as hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening chemical but it is about 1/3 the concentration. So you are talking about 7% and about 12%. ...Read more

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Using carbamide peroxide for several weeks each day any side effects?

Look at the package: If you follow the manufacturers recommendations, you might have some sensitivity, but that should go away. I'm not aware of any long term side effects if you follow the manufacturers recommendations. ...Read more

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% carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

% carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide (5% to 35%) breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to water and oxygen. This can leave teeth sensitive to hot and cold and remineralizing agents can seal the tiny pores in the tooth and root that were opened during bleaching and reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to water and oxygen. This can leave teeth sensitive to hot and cold and remineralizing agents can seal the tiny pores in the tooth and root that were opened during bleaching and reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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Will carbamide peroxide reduce tooth enamel?

Will carbamide peroxide reduce tooth enamel?

Very slightly: Carbamide peroxide is a very common ingredient in many dental professional teeth lightening products and toothpaste. Professionally applications of carbamide peroxide have been shown to have very little associated damage to enamel. Recently, there was a clinical study that showed some demineralization of the enamel, but only at the "nano" level-- only significant if it were overused. ...Read more

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How long should can I leave 36% carbamide peroxide on my teeth?

How long should can I leave 36% carbamide peroxide on my teeth?

About 1 hour: Most whitening materials will lose most of their potency after about an hour. Some people think that they can leave it on for hours and it will continue to work but that isn't true. It is a chemical reaction that has an end. ...Read more

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How long should I leave 22% carbamide peroxide on my teeth before rinsing?

How long should I leave  22% carbamide peroxide  on my teeth before rinsing?

4 to 8 hrs: Take home trays are recommended over night independent of solution concentration, but if you have sensitive teeth then 4 to 5 hours are good enough. Wear the trays for 3 to 4 days. It all depends on how fast you want results. The longer you wear the faster the results. ...Read more

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Can I use carbamide peroxide for swimmer's ear?

Can I use carbamide peroxide for swimmer's ear?

No.: It is infection otitis externa. Carbamide is to clean the ear not infection. Beside that how do you know it is swimmer's ear and there is no hole in the eardrum. You need exam before treatment . ...Read more

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Is tooth whitening with 35% carbamide peroxide ok?

Is tooth whitening with 35% carbamide peroxide ok?

Yes, but strong: This is. A high concentration and needs to be used carefully and for a very short time. Follow your dentist's instructions very carefully. Possible side effects are sensitive teeth and burning of the gums tissues. ...Read more

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Would 44% carbamide peroxide teeth whitener actually work?

Would 44% carbamide peroxide teeth whitener actually work?

Yes: Absolutely but only under the supervision of your dentist. ...Read more

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What is the % of carbamide peroxide needed for a teeth whitener?

Depends: Some products have 10%, others 16% and still others 37% carbamide perioxide. ...Read more

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Toothache from using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening?

Try hydrogen peroxid: While any whitening gel can cause sensitivity and aching of the teeth, hydrogen peroxide requires less wear duration per application than carbamide peroxide. Typically h.P. Is one hour, while c.P. Is several hours. We caution our patients to back off and use less frequently when this occurs. Ask your dental professional for daywhite hp gel. ...Read more

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I have a toothache after using carbamide peroxide teeth whitening. Next steps?

See a dentist: Sensitivity or achiness after using whitening products is not uncommon. However, you should definitely seek professional opinion from your dentist. You could possibly have a more serious tooth problem. ...Read more

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Could the use of 10% carbamide peroxide( nightguard bleaching) cause any damages to health( because of it can be ingested)?

2 issues: do not ingest or inhale 10% carbamide peroxide, ORIGINALLY NAMED UREA PEROXIDE. .....other issue is that such bleaching could cause tooth/dentin/cementum sensitvity. ...Read more

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How effective is 35 percent carbamide peroxide when used only for 40 minutes(2x20) in two consecutive visits to the dentist? I don't see much effect.

How effective is 35 percent carbamide peroxide when used only for 40 minutes(2x20) in two consecutive visits to the dentist? I don't see much effect.

Teeth whitening: Every individual's teeth whiten differently. You cannot predict the efficacy of whitening products( 35% carbamide peroxide in your case) as they have different effect on different teeth. If you didn't see much difference in two sessions, you probably need to do more to get better results. Discuss with your dentist for options. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use carbamide peroxide with ofloxacin ottic?

Is it safe to use carbamide peroxide with ofloxacin ottic?

Not advised: Carbamide peroxide is essentially hydrogen peroxide. If you are using Ofloxacin otic for external otitis (swimmer's ear), i would defer using carbamide peroxide simultaneously. There is no synergism. Adding hydrogen peroxide will dilute Ofloxacin and possibly decrease efficacy. ...Read more

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Is ti safe to put carbamide peroxide gel in my invisalign tray?

Is ti safe to put carbamide peroxide gel in my invisalign tray?

Won't work as well: Whitening trays are normally custom made by your dentist with a small reservoir area on the front side of the tooth that holds the gel...The invisalign trays do not have that so they will not work as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use 35% carbamide peroxide on my teeth?

Under the direction : Of a dentist and in a controlled situation, it is safe to use. Please do not exceed time requirements and frequency usage. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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What is the % of carbamide peroxide in teeth whitener?

Varies: Every formulation of whitening get has different ingredients. Most common for carbamide peroxide is between 15 and 30%. ...Read more

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Should i clean my ear with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide?

Should i clean my ear with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide?

Ear Wax: Products like Murine, Auro & Debrox contain Carbamide Peroxide. They are made to clean ears. Low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide are sometimes used to loosen wax before it's removal. I personally wouldn't recommend that you start pouring chemicals into your ears. The higher the concentration the more chance there is for tissue damage. If you are having ear problems consider seeing an ENT Dr. ...Read more

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