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Is it bad to use a whitening mouthwash with braces on?
6 doctors weighed in

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In brief: Not necessarily.
If you just want to use it as a general mouthwash, there should be no problems.
Whitening mouthwashes don't really whiten your teeth. Any whitening product can only work on the areas not covered by the braces.

In brief: Not necessarily.
If you just want to use it as a general mouthwash, there should be no problems.
Whitening mouthwashes don't really whiten your teeth. Any whitening product can only work on the areas not covered by the braces.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Dr. Arnold Perman
Dentistry
In brief: No
No it is not.

In brief: No
No it is not.
Dr. Arnold Perman
Dr. Arnold Perman
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Dr. Richard Vachon
Dentistry
In brief: No
If you follow the directions, there should be no adverse effects.
Mouthwashes do not have a major whitening result from their use.

In brief: No
If you follow the directions, there should be no adverse effects.
Mouthwashes do not have a major whitening result from their use.
Dr. Richard Vachon
Dr. Richard Vachon
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: Don't whiten
If you have braces, whitening is a bad idea, you will leave spots where the braces are, but "whitening" mouthwash is not likely going to whiten much at all.
It isn't on your teeth very long.

In brief: Don't whiten
If you have braces, whitening is a bad idea, you will leave spots where the braces are, but "whitening" mouthwash is not likely going to whiten much at all.
It isn't on your teeth very long.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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