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What is the teeth whitening method orthodontist patients use?

What is the teeth whitening method orthodontist patients use?

Bleaching: Cleaning can whiten, but bleaching can whiten beyond the natural color. It is not, however, innocuous; it can irritate the gums, make teeth hypersensitive and hurt the enamel of one's teeth.. ...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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Is laser teeth whitening the most effective way to whiten your teeth?

Is laser teeth whitening the most effective way to whiten your teeth?

Lasers do not bleach: While many practitioners still incorporate lights or lasers as part off their tooth whitening process most will tell you they do such not for enhanced results but to satisfy patient's expectations. Most clinical studies state that the whitening effect is directly related to the strength (and freshness) of the peroxide combined with the length (20 min max) and amount of times it is applied. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best teeth whitening kit?

Dental experts! what is the best teeth whitening kit?

OTC: There are many otc teeth whitening kits, best are trips by crest or rembrandt has a ket com plate with trays and instructions, good luck;). ...Read more

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What is the best teeth whitening strips brand?

What is the best teeth whitening strips brand?

Don't know: The best one is the one that gives you the results you want without any discomfort to your teeth and gums. People react differently to different products. ...Read more

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What is the best whitening method for discolored teeth?

What is the best whitening method for discolored teeth?

Ortho phosphoric aci: Superphosphozyme by biotics will whiten teeth. Use a qtip with few drops use on teeth and rinse off using water with little baking soda to remove any acid (or just rinse thoroughly). ...Read more

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What is the safest teeth whitening product?

What is the safest teeth whitening product?

Dentist Assisted: While there are many over the counter whitening products the safest will be doctor assisted. Based on their training and experience, your dentist can pick the best product/technique. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best whitening toothpaste?

Dental experts! what is the best whitening toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste: All whitening toothpastes rely on being more abrasive to remove superficial stains from coffee, tea, cigarette smoke etc. They do not contain any whitening ingredients.While they may help initially, continued use can make the teeth darker as the outer lighter color is worn away revealing the darker inner structure. Also may make them more sensitive. ...Read more

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What is the best electric toothbrush for braces? I'm currently on braces.

What is the best electric toothbrush for braces? I'm currently on braces.

Oral B or sonacare: Both are excellent-- just a matter of personal preference. Sonacare tends to have stronger vibrations-- some people love them (myself included), others like the oral b better. But both are great. ...Read more

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What is the most effective teeth whitening treatment?

What is the most effective teeth whitening treatment?

Teeth whitening: The most effective procedure is a professional teeth whitening without laser in the dental office for one hour, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy and amazed with the results. ...Read more

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What is the best & most cost effective method to whiten naturally yellow teeth? What is the cost per tooth for such procedure? I have naturally yellow teeth. I want to whiten them permanently. Someone suggested permanent veneers; some suggested other meth

What is the best & most cost effective method to whiten naturally yellow teeth? What is the cost per tooth for such procedure? I have naturally yellow teeth. I want to whiten them permanently. Someone suggested permanent veneers; some suggested other meth

Kor whitening: There are many options to brighten your teeth. Veneers will do it but if you generally like the shape and look of your teeth, then removing tooth structure to get whiter teeth isn't a good option. Kor whitening is a less common but highly effective whitening product. It's charged by the length of time required to whiten and not by the tooth. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Dental experts! what is the best tooth paste on the market for whitening?

Whitening toothpaste: First, understand that "whitening toothpastes" have limited whitening ability and mostly merely remove surface stain. There is no one generally agreed upon "best" one. ...Read more

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What is the latest teeth whitening method other than bleaching? Is that safe?

What is the latest teeth whitening method other than bleaching? Is that safe?

Prepless veneers: Rather than use whitening gels, ask your dentist for prep-less or feldspathic or leucite reinforced thin veneers, or minimally invasive veneers, these are great options to consider, and they don't discolor. If you have too much crowding or bad bite, malocclusion, this may not work for you unless you have braces first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to clean your retainers with a colgate soft total advanced whitening toothbrush? would the whitening harm the retainer?

Is it safe to clean your retainers with a colgate soft total advanced whitening toothbrush? would the whitening harm the retainer?

No toothpaste: Brush retainers on removal and just before reinsertion with a soft toothbrush, no toothpaste. All toothpastes, especially whitening toothpastes, are slightly abrasive and can scratch acrylic. Place into denture cleaner (Polident, Efferdent) daily. ...Read more

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What brand of teeth whitening strips works the best?

What brand of teeth whitening strips works the best?

Personal choice: There are about ten or so of them in the market.Of course, a lot of us get carried away by the very convincing commercials. They work about the same.It's really your choice.They all work equally well. It is just like which one is better coca cola, pepsi, beechnut gerber, colgate, crest , tylenol (acetaminophen) etc. ...Read more

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What is the best teeth whitening gel i can use for tartar on my teeth?

What is the best teeth whitening gel i can use for tartar on my teeth?

None: Tooth whitening gels will not work on tartar. It is necessary to have the tartar removed at a professional cleaning. Then use the whitening gel. ...Read more

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What is the fastest whitening teeth treatment?

What is the fastest whitening teeth treatment?

In office bleaching.: The fastest way to get results from bleaching is to have bleaching performed in a dental office. This procedure can take 1 1/2 to 2 hours and does not usually get as good a result as the take home bleaching system. The take home system using custom trays can take 5-6 weeks but for most people yields a better result. ...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


Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Orthodontics (Definition)

An orthodontist is a dentist who has had additional years of schooling in the discipline of facial and oral structures. They use braces and appliances to align the jaws and teeth for proper form and function. Straighter teeth not only look good, but also allow better oral hygiene, less periodontal ...Read more