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What Is The Teeth Whitening Method Orthodontist Patients Use
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
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is laser teeth whitening something you only want to do once? I've read that with mutiple laser teeth whitening treatments, your teeth can sometimes become sensitive. Is it better then to have this procedure performed once, then use other whitening methods
Depends on goals: Whitening gels to veneers.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Ruin your teeth?: There are no natural whitening methods. Bleaching will not ruin your teeth if it is done under professional supervision. ...Read more
What is the longest-lasting teeth whitening procedure? I'd like my teeth whitened, and would like to choose whichever method lasts the longest.
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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