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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Teeth Whitening (Overview)

Teeth whitening is a treatment of the tooth to reduce pigments so enhancing their appearance and reducing discoloration. Usually the outer enamel is lightened using an oxygen releasing carbamide product for extrinsic bleaching, but when access to the pulp chamber is possible, intrinsic bleach with a stronger reagent that can significantly reduce the color. Dr neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts -.


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Does teeth whitening work?

Yes: Start w a professional cleaning. Then have Dentist do in-office or custom tray whitening system for you. OTC products can then be used to help maintain result. Don't smoke. Avoid acidic pigmented foods (coffee, tea, red wine, tomato sauce mustard, etc). Expect to have to redo every 3-5 years. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
573 doctors shared insights

Teeth Whitening (Overview)

Teeth whitening is a treatment of the tooth to reduce pigments so enhancing their appearance and reducing discoloration. Usually the outer enamel is lightened using an oxygen releasing carbamide product for extrinsic bleaching, but when access to the pulp chamber is possible, intrinsic bleach with a stronger reagent that can significantly reduce the color. Dr neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts -.


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Do teeth whitening pens work?

Do teeth whitening pens work?

YES!!!: Teeth whitening pens work, but those products are designed more maintenance purpose then for " whitening". I mean that if you have not had your teeth cleaned for ten years... And , all of a sudden, you buy this whitening pen and plan to use as " miracle wand" .... It may not work , sorry. On the other hand, you you regularly visit your dentist and have your teeth cleaned, and/or whitened, then ok. ...Read more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Tip)

Getting Straight Teeth

Wear your retainers as directed by the orthodontist. ...See more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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Teeth whitening ==cheapest 2 ways?

Teeth whitening ==cheapest 2 ways?

STOP drinking coffe!: Your teeth get stained from anything you put in your mouth that is not white or clear...So my recommendation is : get teeth cleaning and stay away from coffee, tea, wine, cola, beans, soft drinks , etc.. Those are 2 chipset ways...To take it to the next level you need to try to get your teeth whitened. There are several peroxide based products that are available in stores. ...Read more

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Is it good to do teeth whitening ?

Is it good to do teeth whitening 
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Many benefits: The most preferred method of whitening among patients is in-office whitening. Of course, there are the esthetic benefits. The whitening solution has also been proven to kill the bacteria that cause gum disease as well as tooth decay. ...Read more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Tip)

Getting Straight Teeth

Seek a bona fide orthodontist or generalist trained in ortho. Get 2 opinions. ...See more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
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See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
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What can you do for teeth whitening?

What can you do for teeth whitening?

Get some help, but-: For predictable and quick and 'stronger' results, see a Dentist. BUT if you wish to do this independently. try 'Crest Whitestrips' ...they give fair results, but they are tricky and technique-sensitive ! ...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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