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Will White Strips Damage Teeth Enamel
They can ... : They can... A small layer of enamel is removed with bleaching. Overdoing bleaching can produce permanent discoloration. Please see only a dentist for bleaching and refrain from the current trend of whitening in a spa or mall or beauty salon. Bleaching teeth is best managed by an experienced dentist with your dental & gum health as the main focus of their attention! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is laser teeth whitening less damaging to your teeth than those store-bought strips? I've heard that those whitening strips they sell at drug stores are actually not that good for the enamel on your teeth. Is the laser whitening method better for teeth ov
Not how they work: Tooth whitening products and symptoms do not strip the hard enamel off the surface of your teeth. They remove and/or bleach pigmented stains. Please see your dentist for discussion of the best tooth whitening approach for you. Making teeth whiter if they are unhealthy or of the supporting tissues are compromised is an exercise in futility. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does teeth whitening solution remove tooth enamel? I want to know why my eye teeth look bad. Used trays and strips.
Not enough evidence: If you happen to be experiencing sensitivity at the gumline after using your trays/strips, it is possible that the gel is causing that. However, it is not likely that gel is causing any recession. You may also be noticing it more, since the dentin where the enamel stops will not whiten as enamel does and you will see the difference at the gumline more so with the enamel becoming lighter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think i may have damaged enamel and my dentine is exposed so my teeth look very yellow.Is it possible to get them pearly white?
One of my back teeth has lost its enamel on its outer side. Is there some way to make the tooth white? Should i?
See a Dentist!: Your concern needs to be more than a cosmetic fix. Before serious damage is done, see a dentist. In recent years they have paid great attention to how the final result will look - but that will not be the first issue. Oral health is important to many other body systems. Take care of it and you'll be much better off. Best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I recently whitened my teeth, but I am not satisfied. Will whitening twice as often damage my enamel?
Twice is not nice: Whitening teeth involves potent chemicals that can create extreme hypersensitivity along the gum line as well as on enamel surfaces. Teeth that are yellow will not get whiter, only brighter with less external stain. Doubling the amount of whitening time or frequency in a hurry to become "white" is a foolish undertaking. Many mouths have been left with prolonged difficulties in such a pursuit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do scaling and polishing every 3 month for my teeth .Is that ok or doing this wil damage the enamel ? Plz clarify
No Problem: You will not hurt anything however be sure your dentist uses a less abrasive polishing paste especially if you do not have significant stain and please be sure to do y our home care as this 3 month regimen is no substitute for daily brushing for at least five minutes once a day and flossing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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