Can you whiten teeth while you have braces?

Shouldn't. Not a good idea because part of your teeth are covered with brackets and will not be affected . When brackets removed, you will see spots which may not respond to the whitening to the same degree. Wait until completed, then whiten. Good Luck.

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What can be done to whiten teeth with braces?

Braces. Teeth should not be whitened while wearing braces. The whitening, if it works at all, will work only where the teeth are not covered by the brackets, leaving blotchy light and dark areas. The most important thing to do to keep your teeth from getting stained is brush and floss thoroughly after every meal and at bedtime. Follow the oral hygiene advice of your dental hygienist. Read more...
Wait. Bleaching while braces are on will only affect the part of the tooth not covered by braces. Thus when braces removed there will be darker blotches where the braces were attached. Wait until after your Orthodontist removes your braces before having your Dentist whiten them. Read more...

What can I do to whiten teeth if I have braces?

Wait! 1. Make sure you are seeing an orthodontic specialist who best knows how to manage orthodontic hygiene. 2. Once braces are removed and your general dentist has access to the entire tooth surface you can discuss esthetic modifications such as whitening. Read more...

What are safe ways to whiten teeth with braces at home?

Whitening teeth. Any tooth whitening should not be considered during orthodontic treatment. When your ortho treatment is completed discuss the many methods available to you with your general dentist. Any tooth whitening procedure dispensed and monitored by a dentist (after all basic dental treatment has been rendered) is safe as long as you follow his\her directions. Read more...
Bleaching teeth. If you have brackets ( braces) on your teeth, the whitening solution cannot get to the tooth structure underneath those brackets. That means that while the part of the tooth that is exposed will get lighter, the part under the brackets won't- resulting in mottled teeth.. Best to wait until the braces come off. Read more...

Want to know do orthodontists whiten teeth before braces?

Not usually. Not part of their normal treatment. Also, best time is after treatment, as part of the tooth is covered with the bracket during treatment. You do need a good cleaning before braces are placed. Read more...
No. Bleaching should be done after braces removed so that bleaching material can reach entire tooth surface. An orthodontic specialist will limit practice to orthodontics exclusively, asking the generalist to do tooth whitening. Ask your orthodontist for best sequencing advice. Read more...

I was wondering, do dentists really whiten teeth after braces?

Some do. If you are asking if whitening is effective after braces the answer is yes. If your question is it part of the orthodontic treatment, it is usually not. Read more...
They can. but I hope you meant orthodontist, not dentist. I would not use a dentist to do orthodontics. But yes, we often will help patients whiten after braces. Read more...
Teeth whitening . It is recommended to wait 6 month before teeth whitening after braces. Then 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. . Read more...