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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 tooth whitening possible for patients with receding gums?

Is tooth whitening possible for patients with receding gums?

Yes: Patients with gum recession can have their teeth whitened. However, there is an increased possibility of sensitivity, which should be taken into account by your dentist. In these cases, a whitening gel of lower concentration can be used along with one of several desensitizing agents. In cases of extreme sensitivity, the whitening can be done either intermittently or in office tooth by tooth. ...Read more

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Baking soda and lemon teeth whitening method: could you tell me the pros & cons of this?

Baking soda and lemon teeth whitening method: could you tell me the pros & cons of this?

Teeth whitening: Baking soda is abrasive, lemon is acidic. The combination may lighten the teeth by removing superficial stains, however, long term use will cause loss of the outer layer of the tooth ( enamel) which will make the teeth darker, as the underlying structure ( dentin) is exposed. ...Read more

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Which method is more effective for teeth whitening zoom teeth whitening or crest - 3d professional effects white strips ?

Which method is more effective for teeth whitening     zoom teeth whitening or crest - 3d professional effects white strips ?

In office > strips: The whitening strips can be effective but if you want faster, more noticeable results, you would be happier with an in office, professionally administered whitening treatment like Zoom, Kor, Saphire, or any of the many systems offered by dentists in your area. You can always find someone running a special if cost is your main concern. ...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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Please help! what are some natural teeth whitening methods that won't ruin my teeth?

Please help! what are some natural teeth whitening methods that won't ruin my teeth?

Ruin your teeth?: There are no natural whitening methods. Bleaching will not ruin your teeth if it is done under professional supervision. ...Read more

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Can laser teeth whitening do any damage at all to my teeth or gums? I'd really like to have whiter teeth, and am trying to weigh the pros and cons of different methods. One thing i'd like to know is if there's any possibility of permanent damage being don

Possibly ..but: If you are considering whitening with a laser, find out what kind of laser and the wavelength the doctor will be using. Not all lasers are the same. Some target sensitive tissues if not used correctly. Please also make sure you don;t have any gum disease or gum recession perhaps seeing a laser trained periodontist before any treatment. Http//:www.drgums.com. ...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 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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What is the best teeth whitening productss?

Office prods!!: There is a website for 'kor whitening" that shows amazing results. I have used this product in my office with incredible results on my patients! ...Read more

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Teeth whitening: what products actually work?

Teeth whitening: what products actually work?

There are a ton : Of over the counter products that claim to work. If economics is an issue, try crest whitestrips - they have been around a while and may offer some whiteness. Going to a dental office and having it professionally done almost always renders a better result, but is also more expensive. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the top products for teeth whitening?

Try Efferves O2: Also try using effervess o2 whitening gel. Professional strength, neutal ph, contains xylitol, just add it to your toothpaste, safe to use everytime you brush. ...Read more

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Is there a teeth whitening safe for teenagers?

Is there a teeth whitening safe for teenagers?

Safe but...: Whitening is a safe and effective procedure for any age; however, with teens, the teeth are still erupting. There is a risk with whitening that you will see a darker area near the gumline once the teeth erupt. Most of the time that can be fixed with another round of whitening. ...Read more

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I'm curious about teeth whitening and its benefits?

Tooth whitening: Whitening ones teeth is a personal decision. Most people feel they look younger and have more confidence with a whiter smile. It is safe if done professionally by your dentist and usually more effective that way. The benefits are primarily psychological and esthetic with the side benefits that increased confidence brings. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers with teeth whitening procidures ?

Are there any dangers with teeth whitening procidures ?

Dental supervised: Dental supervised teeth bleaching is monitored by the dentist, both in the duration of time and concentration of the bleach for the desired results. Over the counter materials, while at a lower concentration of peroxide are not monitored and can result in over use. ...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