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Posts for Category: Teeth Whitening

Why Can’t I Whiten My Teeth with Peroxide?

If the type of whitening gel that dentists use is peroxide, why can’t I just rinse with peroxide at home in order to whiten my teeth for a LOT less money? Pat Dear Pat, This is a great question. We all want to save money and do what we can ourselves instead of depending on […]

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Brown Spots on Teeth

I have brown spots on my teeth that have been there since childhood. I have been told that it is because of a fever I had as a child. I’m in my 20s now and would really like a beautiful smile. My dentist and I have tried every tooth whitening product known to man to […]

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Crowns or Veneers for Tetracycline Teeth?

I have tetracycline-stained teeth. I’ve seen two cosmetic dentists about having some work done to improve my smile. One is suggesting porcelain veneers. The other porcelain crowns. The dentist suggesting porcelain veneers is more expensive than the one suggesting crowns. Is there a benefit to one over the other? Lizzie * Note * We reached […]

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Pain with Teeth Whitening

I have been using an at-home teeth whitening kit for several weeks. It was going fine until a few days ago. Now, there is one tooth where I am having this zinger of pain. It happens for a few seconds and then goes away. I’ve noticed it is on the tooth where I had a […]

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Luster Premium At-Home Teeth Whitening

I’ve seen some great reviews for a product called Luster Premium Whitening that you can do at home without a dentist. I am glad the reviews are good, which shows people’s teeth are getting whiter, but wanted to make certain it is safe before I actually use it. Can you tell me what you think […]

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Review of Premium Home Whitening Kit

I keep getting these advertisements for a Premium Home Whitening Kit. It is a bit less expensive than my dentist charges, but I am not sure if it is safe or even if it works. Have you seen this kit before? What are your thoughts on it? Letty Dear Letty,   So looking at this […]

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Zoom Whitening for Uneven Tooth Color

My daughter recently had her braces removed. However, they have left her with some white spots on her teeth. Our dentist tried teeth whitening with those little trays, but that only seemed to make the white spots more apparent. Now she is suggesting Zoom Whitening. It’s even more expensive and we’re running out of money. […]

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Teeth Whitening Touch Up Tips

I have a front tooth that needs a dental crown. I whitened my teeth about 3 years ago and want to touch them up before getting this dental crown so it will be the right whiteness. I have a few questions before jumping into this. How many days or weeks should I whiten? Is there […]

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Why Are My Teeth Whiter than My Dental Crown?

My dentist swears he gave me the whitest crown available but it is still darker than the teeth that are next to it. While it isn’t a very front tooth, it is still obvious this tooth does not match the others. To me, that makes it obvious it is a fake tooth and not one […]

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Zoom Whitening for White Spots on Teeth

When my daughter got her braces off there were white spots on her teeth. Our dentist suggested we have Zoom Whitening done to fix that, but it only seemed to make everything worse. Is it possible that she did the Zoom Whitening Wrong? What do we do now? Laura Dear Laura, It isn’t that your […]

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