Month: January 2012

  • Will teeth whitening damage your teeth?

    Whitening of teeth has great cosmetic value, but the craze to have stain-free teeth has lead to complications ranging from minor discomfort to severe pain and damage of tooth enamel. These repercussions arise mainly on account of the bleaching products used, with acidic compounds like fruit juices deteriorating your teeth’s enamel. Gum irritation and increased […]

  • Why do teeth hurt after whitening?

    It is believed that the teeth could hurt after whitening because the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide penetrates the nerve tissue of the tooth and this causes dehydration of the teeth. In addition most professional whitening processes use activating light that causes sensitivity due to prolonged exposure. Brushing your teeth with a soft bristle tooth brush […]

  • Which are the best teeth whitening strips?

    The best of teeth whitening strips come from Crest. 3D WhiteStrips Professional E whitens teeth in just 3 days, but they should be used by7 first-timers and those that have sensitive teeth. However Crest WhiteStrips 3D Advanced Vivid can be used for medium to sensitive teeth and whiten teeth in about 10 days with more […]

  • Teeth whitening is it safe?

    The answer to this question can never be generalized for it largely depends on the products that are used for teeth whitening. It is worthwhile noting that many of the modern products have neither shown adverse effects on the teeth nor gums, but your dentist would be the best person to decide on this issue. […]

  • Teeth whitening how long does it last?

    The length of time that a teeth whitening can last would depend on various factors. If overconsumption of tea, coffee and other liquids is the cause, you would help by changing your behavior and attitude. Then a few touch ups may be enough to maintain white teeth. The same applies to smoking that could cause […]