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What is the best way to whiten teeth?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Best option

Best to see your Dentist.
OTC products not very effective. Have your Dentist whiten them and help you maintain their whiteness. Know that any whitening treatment will have to be redone in time.

In brief: Best option

Best to see your Dentist.
OTC products not very effective. Have your Dentist whiten them and help you maintain their whiteness. Know that any whitening treatment will have to be redone in time.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

It depends on many factors- level of color you're trying to reach, the thickness of your enamel, sensitivity of your mouth, any pre-existincavities/oral issues (crowns/veneers/bonding).
Generally, if your mouth is healthy and you see your dentist regularly, either in office or otc whitening strips/trays. I prefer an in office visit and trays for maintenance it's best to see your dentist.

In brief: Depends

It depends on many factors- level of color you're trying to reach, the thickness of your enamel, sensitivity of your mouth, any pre-existincavities/oral issues (crowns/veneers/bonding).
Generally, if your mouth is healthy and you see your dentist regularly, either in office or otc whitening strips/trays. I prefer an in office visit and trays for maintenance it's best to see your dentist.
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dr. Anna Guarna
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Dr. George Ayoub
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: It depends

At home you can use whitening trays in the office you can use laser whitening such as zoom.

In brief: It depends

At home you can use whitening trays in the office you can use laser whitening such as zoom.
Dr. George Ayoub
Dr. George Ayoub
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Zoom

Of all the whitening treatments the zoom uv bleaching system does the best job of whitening.
Unfortunately it also causes the greatest amount of tooth sensitivity.

In brief: Zoom

Of all the whitening treatments the zoom uv bleaching system does the best job of whitening.
Unfortunately it also causes the greatest amount of tooth sensitivity.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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In brief: OTC WHITENERS

Otc whiteners work but your dentist can provide you with stronger material.
They are all perioxide based gels some with Fluoride to decrease sensitivity which is the usual side effect.

In brief: OTC WHITENERS

Otc whiteners work but your dentist can provide you with stronger material.
They are all perioxide based gels some with Fluoride to decrease sensitivity which is the usual side effect.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dr. Richard Charmoy
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