tooth whitener

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An agent—e.g., carbamide peroxide—which removes yellowish stains on teeth
Adverse effects Increased sensitivity of teeth to variations in temperatures, gum irritation; less frequently, sore throat, tooth pain, tingling of mouth, headaches

tooth whitener

Cosmetic dentistry Any agent–eg, carbamide peroxide, that removes yellowish stains on teeth See Cosmetic dentistry.
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Teeth whitening strips are flexible pieces of polyethylene strips that are coated with a teeth whitening gel. The whitening gel is enamel safe and usually contains hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide.
Summary: Teeth whitening strips are flexible pieces of polyethylene strips that are coated with a teeth whitening gel. The whitening gel is enamel safe and usually contains hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide.
Another problem comes from using one-size-fits-all mouth trays containing whitening gel.
By learning these two concepts, we can then distinguish the real reason behind yellow or discolored teeth and find a resolution such as whitening gel or hydrogen peroxide without damaging the teeth and their anatomy.
Recently, a two-step stannous fluoride dentifrice and hydrogen peroxide whitening gel system was shown to provide gingival health effects comparable to those seen with a chlorhexidine mouth rinse, with tooth whitening effects.
The system comes with a carrying case and includes brush-ups for cleansing prior to the application of the proprietary 35% Carbamide Peroxide Whitening Gel. IGNITE attacks discolorations without affecting the pulp or softening the enamel.
They either do this in the clinic, accelerated by light for faster whitening, and/or they give you custom-made retainers with a whitening gel, that you take home and use overnight for a few weeks.
"The whitening gel dries on your teeth so there is no mess and no rinsing," he said.
The patient is then given full instruction on how to apply the whitening gel and leaves the practice with home whitening trays and gel.
Ms Jackson claimed that she was only prosecuted because she placed a mouth guard containing whitening gel into her customer's mouth, instead of the customer doing it themselves.
"We saw how successful our launch for Ponds Dewy Rose Gel was last year, so we decided to complete the whitening gel regimen in skincare," said Jules Gollayan, Ponds senior brand manager.
The whitening gel is then put in the trays and you will be given a routine to follow at home.