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Will white strips damage teeth enamel?

Will white strips damage teeth enamel?

No: Whitening teeth with dental whitening products have not been shown to harm teeth. ...Read more

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Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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Are their any teeth whitening systems out there that don't strip off the enamel?

Are their any teeth whitening systems out there that don't strip off the enamel?

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 more

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Do teeth whitening products such as crest strips damage tooth 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 more

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Is erosion of enamal at root from the teeth whitening trays/strips possible?

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 more

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How can I repair my teeth enamel?

Usually surgically: Most damage to enamel, fractures, chips, crazing, severe decalcification, and other damage requires a dentist to remove the damaged part of the tooth and replace it with a restorative material. Generally not a diy project. Please see a dentist for professional care. ...Read more

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What can I do/eat to thicken my teeth enamel?

What can I do/eat to thicken my teeth enamel?

Nothing: The enamel of your test is fully formed before the tooth erupts into your mouth. After the tooth erupts there are no foods or supplements that will "thicken" the enamel. Keep teeth clean and avoid acidic foods and beverages. You may also want to consider a fluoridated toothpaste and/or a Fluoride rinse. Children benefit from Fluoride supplements if there is no Fluoride in your water supply. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to strengthen my teeth enamel?

Fluoride: Mi toothpaste could help but the easiest and cheapest is toothpastes and mouth rinses with Fluoride to make enamel more resistant to mouth acids which cause decay. ...Read more

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What do you do if you have no enamel on your teeth?

No enamel?: Genetic problem, acid reflux, bulimia? The answer varies based on the cause and the condition of your teeth. See a prosthodontist in your town.. If you have that much necessary dental work, you would probably need the services of a specialist. ...Read more

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