Oral Health

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Posted by: pearl | 2012/01/26

Q.

Safe whitening

My dentist told me to be careful of whitening toothpastes, as many of them polish the teeth, removing some of the enamel and making the underlying dentine, which is more yellow in colour, more visible.
Is this true?

I have very healthy teeth. I have never had them bleached and even though I''ve been drinking coffee, tea and red wine frequently for years now, my teeth has always had a very nice colour.

A couple of months ago it is as if my teeth had become more yellow overnight.
I would like to do something about it, but I am not sure what is safe.

My teeth are sensitive at times and I do not want to do anything that could damage my teeth or gums.

Please advise.

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

A recent article I read does seem to suggest this.
The best option is to have a professional whitening done at your dentist

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/01/27

A recent article I read does seem to suggest this.
The best option is to have a professional whitening done at your dentist

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