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Does teeth whitening work?

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Dr. Theodore Siegel
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Useful Whitening

All teeth whitening techniques work, the question is the degree of effectiveness.
An over the counter whitening kit or toothpaste – has a weaker concentration and might not work as well or as quickly as the whitening procedure done in the dentist’s chair.

In brief: Useful Whitening

All teeth whitening techniques work, the question is the degree of effectiveness.
An over the counter whitening kit or toothpaste – has a weaker concentration and might not work as well or as quickly as the whitening procedure done in the dentist’s chair.
Dr. Theodore Siegel
Dr. Theodore Siegel
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Start w a professional cleaning.
Then have Dentist do in-office or custom tray whitening system for you. OTC products can then be used to help maintain result. Don't smoke. Avoid acidic pigmented foods (coffee, tea, red wine, tomato sauce mustard, etc). Expect to have to redo every 3-5 years.

In brief: Yes

Start w a professional cleaning.
Then have Dentist do in-office or custom tray whitening system for you. OTC products can then be used to help maintain result. Don't smoke. Avoid acidic pigmented foods (coffee, tea, red wine, tomato sauce mustard, etc). Expect to have to redo every 3-5 years.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: 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. teeth whitening

In brief: 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. teeth whitening
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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