Teeth Whitening



Related Terms: Dental Scaling, Tooth Whitening, Dental Veneer, Cosmetic Dental Procedures, Root Canal Treatment, Stress Related Oral Diseases, Bad Breath Treatment, Bleeding Gums Treatment

Recently Answered Questions


Use of teeth whitening strips caused a burning sensation. Why?
Query: Hello doctor,I have braces. Sometimes, I use whitening strips. Recently, it has caused a sharp burning feeling. Do I have a cavity?  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are not having any cavities. It is dentin hypersensitivity. It is the most common problem caused by the use of whitening strips, followed by gum irritation. The peroxide chemical in the whiten...  Read Full »
 
Is activated charcoal effective for teeth whitening?
Query: Hello doctor, Is activated charcoal really effective for whitening teeth? I see that it is very popular in other parts of the world, while it is still gaining momentum in my country.  Read Full »
Dr. Parth Laxminarayan Iyer
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do get many queries related to activated charcoal. There is neither absolute indication for its use nor evidence for its benefits. I suggest you start with a minimal amount at first. You may try it once or twice a day, and continue using it, if you get a favorable...  Read Full »
 
Can I have braces five years after teeth whitening?
Query: Hello doctor, I want to ask you that, can I have braces because five years back I had teeth whitening due to which I have many cracks in my teeth. So can I put braces or will it worsen it?  Read Full »
Dr. Tooba Qazi
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to answer your question in two parts. Firstly, I would like to give an honest opinion about your question that is will the braces further create more cracks in your original teeth? So answer is yes if you will go for conventional orthodontic treatment (in which m...  Read Full »
 
How long will it take for roughness to go after teeth whitening?
Query: Hello doctor,I had a teeth whitening at the dentist office which was done with a light and some paste put on my teeth. The light was on for 10 minutes and then new paste was added. This was done three times. The Dentist then confirmed that the process was successful and the teeth became 3 to 4 shade...  Read Full »
Dr. Purva Jingar
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This roughness will go eventually. In some people, it goes in a week or in two depending upon the tooth quality. Do not worry, just make sure you maintain your oral hygiene properly. And if it does not go, well, then I would suggest you visit your dentist once again ...  Read Full »
 
My teeth seem to be yellow. Can I go for teeth whitening?
Query: Hi doctor, My age is 26. My teeth seem to be yellow in color from the past few years. I do not have any other dental issues. So, I want an advice from the doctor that can I go for teeth whitening? Is it safe? Will it create any teeth problems in future? Or it may affect my health in any way? How lo...  Read Full »
Dr. Asma Parveen
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tooth discoloration can be caused either due to internal stains or external stains. If the discoloration in your case is due to external factors, then you can simply go for scaling or cleaning of the teeth which is very safe for everyone. Teeth whitening or bleaching...  Read Full »
 
What can be done to change my teeth color to white permanently?
Query: Hello doctor, My teeth color is yellowish. How can I change my teeth color to white permanently?  Read Full »
Dr. Georgios Chatzopoulos
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The teeth color is a result of genetics, nutrition and other habits such as smoking. If your teeth are healthy overall and caries free and you brush twice per day, teeth whitening can be performed but it lasts for about six months to two years. Permanent teeth whiten...  Read Full »
 
I cover my teeth with whitening trays while smoking. Is it fine?
Query: Hi doctor,I recently got my teeth whitening trays but I smoke too. But when I am smoking, I use the trays to cover my teeth. No, I do not bleach at that time. I just use the tray to cover my teeth. Is that fine? My trays smell like tobacco. Does that matter?  Read Full »
Dr. Divya Banu M
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. See, you have to choose either one side. You have got stains due to smoking too and that you know. Whatever treatment you undergo, smoking is going to degrade it, and you will ultimately get stains again (in this case). I might sound rude...  Read Full »
 
My teeth are yellow.Is scaling only a temporary process to clean the teeth?
Query: Hello Doctor, I am 19 years old. My teeth are yellow from childhood (from 10 years of age). A black layer is formed at the backside of teeth. When I see my teeth it seems very dirty and too much of creamy layer is formed on my teeth especially in lower canines and lower incisors. In the lower teeth...  Read Full »
Dr. Subha
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yellowing of teeth is mainly due to one of the following or a combination of these: Tartar or plaque deposits (soft yellowish deposits) on the teeth. Calculus deposits (calcified hard deposits) on the teeth. Fluorosis - internal discoloration of the teeth due to ...  Read Full »
 
Preventing Oral Health Problems
Article Overview: It is already known that prevention is the most important tool in order to maintain a person's health, including oral health. To maintain your health at at optimum level, you will have to spend just a small amount of money compared to what you have to spend for complex treatment measures. There are many examples that prove this point.  Read Article »
Dr. Georgios Chatzopoulos
Preventive Medicine Physician

In most countries, the most common reason for seeking dentist's help is severe tooth pain, bad breath or for teeth whitening disregarding their mouth cavity condition. According to my clinical experience, these patients already need a number of expensive treatments such as root canal treatment, crow ...  Read Article »
 
Esthetic Dentistry - for You to Smile with Confidence
Article Overview: Facial Esthetics is gaining more and more popularity as we get increasingly concerned about our beauty. Our teeth play a major role in beautifying our smile and overall aesthetics. A smile is the best make up anyone can wear. This article will brief you about the various treatment options a dentist can offer you to adorn your smile.  Read Article »
Dr. Akhil K Padmanabhan
Dentist

Facial esthetics is gaining more and more popularity as we get increasingly concerned about our beauty. Our teeth play a major role in beautifying our smile and overall aesthetics. A smile is the best make up anyone can wear. This article will brief you about the various treatment options a dentist ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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