What is the teeth whitening paste orthodontists use?

Important. If you are considering having whitening trays after orthodontics, be sure all bracket bonding is removed - tell assistants that you are planning to whiten. We often see retained bonding from ortho, which is clear until you whiten and then you see "tan lines" in the form of darker spots where existing bonding remained.

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I use teeth whitening tooth paste and now my mouth feels dry. Why is that?

Change toothpaste. You may have some adverse reaction to certain ingredient in that whitening tooth paste. Just use the regular toothpaste since they are better and cheaper anyway. Whitening toothpaste may contain abrasives that wear down your enamel. Read more...

What is the most effective tooth whitening tooth paste?

Colgate total. My hygienest swears by it. The longer you can keep the whitening agent on your teeth the better. Whitestrips are effective as well. Read more...
Any brand. The reality is that no over the counter toothpaste will whiten your teeth but that improper hygiene or inadequate brushing will promote your teeth getting darker. To whiten one's teeth, a professional bleaching agent applied either in the office by your dentist or used at home with a custom fabricated tray are the only methods that have shown to whiten teeth. Read more...
Most do very little. Most toothpastes do very little to whiten teeth. It is best use tooth whitening products.Like strips or gels with fitted trays . Read more...
Better methods. If you truly want your teeth whiter, ask your dentist which method is best for you. I recommend my patients use custom fitted trays with bleaching gels. It's very effective, reasonably priced and they have the trays to reuse at a later time. Some patients are happy with crest whitestrips although they have some limitations. Whitening toothpastes only remove stains effectively. Read more...