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Is there any danger in tooth whitening paint sold on amazon? Does it last a long time?

Is there any danger in tooth whitening paint sold on amazon?  Does it last a long time?

No and no: As far as i know it's a cover-up, a temporary opaquing medium that's non-toxic, but doesn't look very natural. Doesn't last long at all. Kind of like nail polish for your teeth. Think about what your nails look like when polish begins chipping off. Best solution, see your Dentist for professional help. Don't waste your money on OTC products. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Teeth Whitening (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Could you advise about tooth whitening?

Could you advise about tooth whitening?

Teeth whitening : You can use over the counter products like white-strips. 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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Please help! tooth whitening and damaged enamel?

Please help! tooth whitening and damaged enamel?

Possibly: You can overdue anything and that includes whitening. Done properly, there are many ways to whiten your teeth without damaging the enamel. This can be done in office or at home. You can cause discomfort and sensitivity if you get carried away so check with your dentist. ...Read more

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What's a good working tooth whitening toothpaste?

What's a good working tooth whitening toothpaste?

None for whitening: Hydrogen peroxide is the primary chemical used for whitening and although some toothpastes may have it, the concentration is not high enough and unless you want to sit there with toothpaste in your mouth for 30min to an hour it isn't going to do that much for you. Mechanical removal of debris and plaque daily should be enough. If you want to whiten more, call your dentist or get a take home kit. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a teeth whitening can cover up tooth stains?

Is it possible that a teeth whitening can cover up tooth stains?

No: It will not cover up anything. However, if you have a professional cleaning first to remove the stains, then you will be ready for whitening. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a question, are tooth whitening strips bad for you?

Need help. I've got a question, are tooth whitening strips bad for you?

Bleaching teeth: Crest white strips can work, though they only cover the front 6 teeth, so if there is a big color change, it may be very noticeable compared to the back teeth. Avoid using any product that requires a "pre rinse" as this is usually acidic and can destroy tooth structure as well as make them more sensitive. A kit custom made by a dentist is the most effective method. ...Read more

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What is a tooth whitening product?

What is a tooth whitening product?

Super cleaner: Most of the popular whitening products are some % of peroxide. Hydrogen and carbamide are the most popular. They basically super clean the discolored enamel. Some teeth are so internally discolored thet the products may be only marginally effective. Then you have to move to bonding / veneers / or crowns to get a whiter smile. ...Read more

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Is tooth whitening at a salon safe?

Is tooth whitening at a salon safe?

SalonTooth whitening: Whitening should not be done on stained teeth (stains block the whitening agents from being fully effective), decayed teeth, and patients with gum disease. And, should be done with great care if there is recession, root exposure, or sensitivity. Only a dentist can evaluate these issues, and evaluate which strength whitening agent to use. Salons do not utilize dentists. ...Read more

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What are some good tooth whitening tips?

What are some good tooth whitening tips?

Avoidance : First of all avoid things that could stain your teeth. Then go find a dentist that can verify if your teeth are naturally dark or if they are indeed stained. If they are then you may be able to bleach the stains away. Here's a trick: try drying out your teeth. It'll give you a temporary white look. ...Read more

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What is the best tooth whitening product otc?

What is the best tooth whitening product otc?

Strips & custom tray: Most any brand of over the counter whitening strips are very good. Don't waste your money on whitening toothpaste or whitening mouthwash...They simply don't work and are a marketing gimmick. The only way to whiten teeth is to hold the whitening gel on the teeth for long periods of time such as in strips or custom trays that the dentist can make for you. ...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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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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What is the best tooth whitening solution or product?

Not a best: There is not a best, just different options... Zoom whitening has been tried and true for a long time. Sapphire whitening is a great product, and there are many others. Laser whitening is still used by some dentists. ...Read more

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What's a cheap and effective tooth whitening product?

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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How long does tooth whitening powder to be effective?

How long does tooth whitening powder to be effective?

Varies: Check with your dentist on the type of whitening product you have, what percentage of peroxide it has, and be aware of expiration dates. ...Read more

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What do you think is the safest tooth whitening product?

What do you think is the safest tooth whitening product?

ADA Seal of Approval: As long as a whitening material has been tested by the ada, they will allow their seal of approval to be placed on the material. This signifies that the manufacturer has met some rigorous criteria for allowing the product to be used as it is advertised. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tooth whitening?

What is the definition or description of: tooth whitening?

Teeth Whitening is..: The process of using bleach or other materials to make teeth look whiter. The materials remove stains or other discoloration from the tooth surface. Teeth whitening is a cosmetic treatment done to improve the appearance of teeth. Teeth are whitened to remove the effects of coffee, cigarettes, and other substances that permanently stain or discolor teeth. Medications such as antibiotics like tetra. ...Read more

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Is tooth whitening effective with today's modern technology?

Is tooth whitening effective with today's modern technology?

Yes, absolutely: Tooth whitening has been safely and successfully performed for 25 years. There are many ways it can be done, but the most effective may still be the original custom made home bleaching trays... Brightening a smile can often enhance one's self image, and can even change lives... ...Read more

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What is the best tooth whitening procedure? Is the procedure painful?

What is the best tooth whitening procedure? Is the procedure painful?

Teeth whitening: Whether you have lost the whiteness of your teeth due to excessive consumption of tea and coffee, smoking or due to aging, it is always possible to bring back their whiteness. You can use home remedies, however, they are not so effective and/or stable. A professional teeth whitening followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect is the best remedy. Painless! ...Read more

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How effective are the ivory white and bella brite for tooth whitening?

Marginal at best: For best results i recommend night time tray tooth whitening. Best otc combo is rembrandt deeply white paste and rinse. ...Read more

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