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Can there be any teeth whitening at home kits for sensitive teeth & gums?

Can there be any teeth whitening at home kits for sensitive teeth & gums?

Tooth Whitening: There are various at home bleaching methods available, and some do cause sensitivity while others don't. Whitening strips can confine the bleach to a specific area on the tooth where they are placed, as opposed to the gel type that are placed in a "at-home" bleaching tray. If you suffer from sensitive teeth and gums, use a desensitizing toothpaste in addition to treat the cause of the sensitivity. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How is home teeth whitening products?

How is home teeth whitening products?

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 more

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What are the common safe teeth whitening home remedies?

What are the common safe teeth whitening home remedies?

A few options: Brushing with whitening toothpaste and/or using whitening strips have helped may people achieve whiter smiles. ...Read more

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What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

What are some effective home remedies for teeth whitening?

Some tooth pastes: Some teeth can never get white because of pigment in the enamel that occurred during development.Go to a reliable dentist. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for whitening teeth?

What are some home remedies for whitening teeth?

None: There are not really any home remedies for tooth whitening. The best and most reliable tooth whitening is custom made dental trays and dentist prescribed tooth whitening gel. A cheaper alternative is over the counter white strips. Do not bother with otc whitening rinses or toothpaste, they don't work. There are tons of "whitening" products out there that want to steal your money. ...Read more

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What are the best teeth whitening strips for sensitive teeth?

What are the best teeth whitening strips for sensitive teeth?

Consider this... : Consider this ... A small layer of enamel is removed with bleaching. Overdoing whitening can produce permanent discoloration. Please see only a dentist for bleaching/whitening and refrain from the current trend of whitening in a spa or mall or beauty salon. Whitening teeth is best managed by an experienced dentist, especially sensitive teeth & gums as health is the main focus of their attention! ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

Are there any home remedys for teeth whitening?

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 more

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What's the best home solution for tooth whitening?

What's the best home solution for tooth whitening?

Tooth whitening: There are many home tooth whitening products. Discuss with your dentist as the systems the dentist dispenses may be safer and get better results. Before whitening you need to have the teeth examined to make sure you do not have any areas of tooth decay. If any products burn your gums or your teeth become sensitive to air/cold discontinue and let your dentist know asap. ...Read more

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Is teeth whitening safe for sensitive teeth?

Is teeth whitening safe for sensitive teeth?

May be: Depending on the cause of the teeth hypersensitivity , consult your dentist as take home whitening agents might be more suitable for you than in office whitening as the concentration of the whitening gel is much less and tolerable and you can achieve same result just over an extended time rather than one hour on the dentist chair.. ...Read more

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Are 3-D white strips safe for sensitive teeth and gums ?

Are 3-D white strips safe for sensitive teeth and gums ?

Teeth whitening: It is always safer and wiser to do your teeth whitening under a dentist's supervision to prevent any mishap. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for tooth whitening that are safe?

Any home remedies for tooth whitening that are safe?

No: No "home remedies" work for tooth whitening. The closet thing would be crest white strips, and by that i mean that they are readily accessible at the store, and are relatively inexpensive. They are not as effective as a professional treatment by a dentist, but at least they are safe. Bleaching will not work on all types of teeth. First, see your dentist to determine if your are a candidate. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for whiter teeth?

Are there any home remedies for whiter teeth?

OTC products: Calprox is a new formula which includes baking soda and other ingredients. Protein pellicle is a thin, clear layer of protein which forms on your teeth. Stains, food, bacteria and plaque bond to this pellicle to cause discoloration and plaque buildup on your teeth. Calprox dissolves this pellicle layer to prevent stains and whiten teeth.. This product is found in whitening toothpastes. ...Read more

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Can baking powder be used as a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Can baking powder be used as a home remedy to whiten teeth?

Not really: Baking soda (not powder) is abrasive and will remove surface stains, but not actually whiten your teeth very much. Excess use can wear away the enamel making your teeth weaker. Consider using products specifically designed to whiten teeth. OTC gels may work for you, but nothing beats professionally dispensed and applied products. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Are there any home remedys for tooth, gum pain?

Clove oil: Clove oil can be an effective oral anesthetic. In studies, it has performed just as well as topical Benzocaine (anbesol and oragel). It's safe when used correctly in small amounts, but can cause liver and respiratory problems when ingested in large quantities. It's found in health food stores. To use it, apply a very small amount to a cotton swab and apply gently to the affected area. ...Read more

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What are the best whitening strips for sensitive teeth?

What are the best whitening strips for sensitive teeth?

Sheer White Strips: http://www.sheerwhiteteeth.com/ bleaching trays at the dentist office still work the best. ...Read more

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What's a cheap and effective tooth whitening product?

Teeth whitening: You can use "whitetime whitening," 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 by the dentist, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be happy with the predictable results. ...Read more

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What is the best teeth whitening take home kit?

What is the best teeth whitening take home kit?

Teeth whitening: see your dentist about whitening your teeth for the most effective and safest system. There are many systems that work well and your dentist is the best person to advise you about this. ...Read more

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Sensitive Teeth (Definition)

The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a teeth grinding. The best way to find out why a tooth is sensitive is to ...Read more