How Effective Is Whitening Toothpaste?

March 23, 2017

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Movie stars on the big screen often seem to have pearly white teeth. Most people are not born with such glistening gums; these “celebs” have likely had the assistance of a qualified dentist to achieve their look. Often, dull, yellow, or brown teeth are hereditary. Habits such as excessive smoking or drinking beverages such as wine, coffee, and soda can discolour teeth. For example, excessive smoking or drinking certain beverages (such as wine, coffee, tea, or soda) can discolour teeth. Cosmetic dentistry service can definitely whiten your teeth; toothpaste might help.

What Is A Whitening Toothpaste?

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A regular toothpaste is designed to clean teeth and help them stay healthy. However, a whitening toothpaste is engineered with an abrasive ingredient to make your teeth brighter by removing surface stains. It is important to remember that a whitening toothpaste does not change the colour of teeth. It simply removes stains from teeth through abrasive action or has an ingredient that is supposed to stop stains from sticking to your teeth. Bleaching or whitening products work to whiten your teeth. No toothpastes in Canada have whitening products in them.

Additional Tooth Whitening Methods

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Carbamide peroxide is the basic ingredient in all whitening products, whether it is the most common home whitening gel called Nite White (registered mark) to whitening strips you may purchase in the drug store. It has been available for the last 15 years and during this time there have been little to report in safety or dental enamel issues.

The variation in bleaching techniques is all about the concentration of carbamide peroxide. Strips are the lowest and take the longest time ( and therefore more applications ) to whiten to a certain level. Office whitening like ZOOM ( trade mark) are the strongest , so strong in fact that your gums are protected with a barrier layer and take only about 2 hours. A home whitening kit usually requires about 10 applications of one hour each. Normally people decide how they would like their teeth whitened by the time they have and their patience.

Dental-Check-Up How Effective Is Whitening Toothpaste?

You want to have a full examination and make sure your mouth is in good shape before embarking on a whitening treatment. Contact professional, caring dentists at Simcoe Smile Dental to brighten your smile and improve your health. Don’t rely solely on toothpaste. While toothpaste is important, regular care and professional cleanings are key to keeping those pearly whites shining.

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