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Teeth Whitening Myth: Dentures, Crown or Veneers

Teeth Whitening Crowns, Veneers or Dentures

Myth #9 People with Dentures, Crowns or Veneers can’t whiten their teeth.

You can whiten your teeth even if you have Dentures! The beautiful thing about Carbamide Peroxide is that it cleans any surface even if it’s not natural teeth by the power of the released Oxygen. The best thing you can do here is to consult your dentist before doing whitening your teeth. As whitening may cause cracks or weaken the attachment of the caps and crowns.  You can use  carbamide Peroxide bleaching on your natural teeth first. Upon your dentists approval of the condition, you can continue with your dentures. As in this case it would be easy for the dentist to match it with the color of your teeth after whitening. In that case, the result would be great with all matched white teeth and enjoy the beautiful smile! You wouldn’t want your dentist to match your yellow teeth.

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Teeth Whitening Myth: Hollywood White Smile

Myth on Hollywood White Smile

Myth #8: Anyone can have the white teeth they see on TV  (Hollywood White Smile) regardless of their teeth.

Teeth structure is a part of our DNA, just like any other feature. Everyone has a unique type of teeth since birth. Unfortunately, not all types of teeth can reach to the degree of white that they want and this is very disappointing to many people. The fact is, some individuals have genetically off-white or yellow teeth and the bleaching products only remove the stains from teeth and get it back to the natural birth color of teeth, which is still far from Hollywood white .  This variations of teeth color is due to many reasons.  Most of cases, due to genetic causes that gives the teeth the grey or pale blue color or even yellowish. Other cases due to intensive use of antibiotics as tetracycline, these called deep stains and is not easily removed. Now, you clearly should know that the whitening agents such as carbamide peroxide only removes the stains from teeth and don’t change its original birth color but in some cases it can improve the color of tinted teeth.

As you think of all the movie stars with their white teeth and say that it’s not possible that all of them have genetically white teeth by luck. That is right, Hollywood stars pay thousands to make their teeth look that pure white by using a Veneers made from porcelain. You can also use this technology to get yourself the same look.  As always carbamide peroxide whitening gels can get you a very satisfactory degree of whiteness and doesn’t cost you a lot of money. One more note on the Hollywood White Smile: Photoshop…

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Teeth Whitening Trays Myth

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Myth #7.1: Best teeth whitening results can be achieved with dentist purchased expensive teeth whitening trays

The truth is, dentists offer expensive special customs trays, which work great.  But it is also true that you can just mold your own teeth whitening trays at home.  Cool Teeth Whitening Kits come with thermo-form teeth whitening trays.  This is a new technology which was not available before.  Dentists had to work on custom trays in the past. Cool Teeth Whitening Home kits come with the boil-n-bite thermo-form mouth trays.  If you do not mold the trays carefully, they may be uncomfortable.  And not properly shaped – mold trays will not work great. But the good news is, you can redo the molding many times until you are satisfied.  Teeth whitening trays keep the gel in place and protects your gums, lips and tongue from the gel.

There are detailed instructions on how to mold and customize your teeth whitening trays at home. Please the instructions pages and videos on www.coolteethwhitening.com

Myth #7.2: You have to have some type of teeth whitening trays

Frankly, this is also not entirely true.

Teeth whitening trays work great but they are just tools to keep the gel in touch with your teeth, away from your gums, away from your lips and cheeks.  If you don’t like to wear teeth whitening trays or you don’t think you want to mold them, you can eliminate the trays. Here is how:

The idea is to get the gel in touch with the teeth. Some of our clients prefer to apply gel directly to your teeth, using a cotton swab like tool. They usually are very uncomfortable while trying not to touch their teeth but it works.  The advantage is, you control specifically where you whiten.

 

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Teeth Whitening Gel Myths and Facts

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Myth #5: All teeth whitening gels damage teeth enamel

This is not entirely true, if you use a trusted teeth whitening product.  It will not ruin your teeth, as those products essentially have active ingredients called Carbamide or Hydrogen Peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is a bleaching agent that enters in a chemical reaction and converted to water and oxygen and of course these elements are very usual in our life and essential to the human body.

The nature of teeth under microscope is rough with small projections on the surface. Oxygen molecules penetrate the surface of the teeth and expel all the stained spots. It’s very similar to what you see in TV shows where oxygen in the cloth washing powder removes all the stains from clothes once it touches the stains.

Some of the other the teeth whitening gels used at home contain ammonia or depend on the acid for bleaching the teeth. In fact, most of the teeth whitening at home remedies depend on the acid in some fruits or vegetables.  The carbamide peroxide teeth whitening depends on the cleaning effect of the oxygen.

The acid-based bleachers may ruin your enamel.  Harmless orange and lemon juices are very acidic (low PH levels) and this acid will harm the enamel.  On the other hand, carbamide peroxide teeth whitening gels based have  neutral PH or very slightly low PH levels.  Carbamide peroxide based teeth whitening gels will not harm your enamel if used properly.

Myth# 6: The whitening gels made in USA, Germany, Australia or UK are different.

This totally wrong! You may think that if you buy an American or Australian brand of whitening gel, the quality of it will increase due to the reputation of these brands, but the truth is, the most of these products have the same main ingredients. Chemicals are chemicals no matter where you produce them. Carbamdide peroxide can be different in different parts of the world.   The fact is, all over the world, the market is full of  brands of teeth whitening gels and customer get confused about what brand to trust . The fact is, the main blocks of ingredients are THE SAME, as the carbamide peroxide (the active ingredient) is the same everywhere.

Also there is no worry if you buy an expired whitening gel, as the gel would be already oxidized – gone flat and is not effective any more.  So, it is not harmful but it will just not whiten. It will convert to a milky white substance that is harmless.

Here is what you need to worry about.

Are these gels manufactured by real dental labs? What is the concentration of the gel that you are buying? Has this brand been around for a while and can your questions be answered.

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Teeth Whitening Myths Busted

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Myth #1: To get satisfactory results, you have to do it at a dentist clinic.

This was in the past, all of this is over; nowadays you can get the professional teeth whitening kits in USA that can be used at home and be your own dentist! And Save your time and money!

Many dentists allow themselves to use a high concentration of hydrogen peroxide to be fast and strong. These whitening gels contain from 16% up to 35% Hydrogen Peroxide. The risk of using high concentrations is that it causes trauma to the gum, therefore dentists use specific cover before putting the gel to protect the gum. So, to get the professional whitening results, this will cost you more money and has the risk factor to get tooth sensitivity and trauma.

Monopolization of teeth whitening products was exclusively to dentists as you may think it is safer but the cost was very high. Now, you can have many options and can get the professional teeth whitening result at home the same as at the dentist’s.  Here is the one the teeth whitening myths busted.

Myth # 2: Teeth Whitening Accelerator lights are not efficient

This is not true. There are many studies proving that in use of Blue LED accelerator light actually accelerating the bleaching process. Whitening gels with Carbamide peroxide as the active ingredient  reacts with the accelerator lights and it speeds up the Oxidization process (the process of releasing oxygen). The oxidization breaks the stains.

The benefits of the blue LED lights in speeding up the process of bleaching are confirmed.  For satisfactory results, all cosmetic clinics and dentists use the LED lights, particularly when using in Carbamide peroxide whitening gels.

Old fashion lights depend on heat to accelerate the whitening or oxidization process as Plasma and UV lamps. These are old, bulky devices.  This old technology may burn the soft tissue, gum and lips. This really harms your oral cavity and may even cause ulcers and sores by UV burning.  The new technology introduced the LED type, low power consuming, Cool Teeth Whitening accelerator lights.   Portable, and efficient.

There is also a type of light that is useless in teeth whitening, this type where the handler put a colored mouth griddle to prevent the gel from escaping to the gum. These griddle or trays made from silicone or foam and although it holds the gel on the teeth, it prevents the light waves from penetrating it to the teeth so the bleaching process doesn’t go faster and no result achieved.  To benefit from the light, your trays need to be transparent.

LED light is the most safe and efficient teeth whitening accelerator light. It’s called (the cool light) as it causes no heating to the mouth and may also called (Blue LED light) as it use blue light. It’s professionally used in the blue spectrum at a particular wave length that catalyzes the releasing of oxygen and helps to accelerate the chemical bleaching reaction.

And now one more of the teeth whitening myths is busted.

Myth #3 : There is no difference between teeth whitening gels

Of course there are many difference. To learn about the difference, let’s look into 2 main types of whitening gels, one based on hydrogen peroxide and other based on Carbamide peroxide. Eventually both gives the same bleaching result, but Carbamide peroxide is slower than hydrogen peroxide and reacts to the accelerator LED special light to accelerate the bleaching process. Lower concentration carbamide peroxide gels can be left on for longer.

Hydrogen peroxide is more professional and fast bleaching agent that reacts once they get in contact with the teeth.  Therefore, Hydrogen Peroxide is expensive as it contains 2/3 more active ingredient than Carbamide peroxide and also doesn’t react with the accelerator light.Hydrogen peroxide is not suggested for home teeth whitening kits.

On top of these, there are also non peroxide gels.

There is one of the many teeth whitening myths is busted with no real effort.

Teeth whitening myths continues…

Myth #4: Teeth whitening products are not safe

No, it is just one of many teeth whitening myths ! The history of using oxidizing elements in teeth whitening goes back 100 years ago.  Most of the dental organizations all over the world approved that teeth bleaching is safe for the human body.  These products should use wisely and you will find instructions to follow in all well known professional teeth bleaching products.

There are 2 main points that make the tooth whitening product safe or not. First, the duration of exposure may harm the gum, lips and oral cavity. Second,  people suffer from tooth sensitivity. These issues can be avoided if you pay attention to the teeth whitening kit you purchased and the instructions.  Detailed instructions can be found in the instructions pages.

Most of cosmetic operations that we all do have a risk factor, but the tooth whitening gels have the minimal risk.

Myth #5: All teeth whitening gels damage teeth enamel

This is not entirely true, if you use a trusted teeth whitening product.  It will not ruin your teeth, as those products essentially have active ingredients called Carbamide or Hydrogen Peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is a bleaching agent that enters in a chemical reaction and converted to water and oxygen and of course these elements are very usual in our life and essential to the human body.

The nature of teeth under microscope is rough with small projections on the surface. Oxygen molecules penetrate the surface of the teeth and expel all the stained spots. It’s very similar to what you see in TV shows where oxygen in the cloth washing powder removes all the stains from clothes once it touches the stains.

Some of the other the teeth whitening gels used at home contain ammonia or depend on the acid for bleaching the teeth. In fact, most of the teeth whitening at home remedies depend on the acid in some fruits or vegetables.  The carbamide peroxide teeth whitening depends on the cleaning effect of the oxygen.

The acid-based bleachers may ruin your enamel.  Harmless orange and lemon juices are very acidic (low PH levels) and this acid will harm the enamel.  On the other hand, carbamide peroxide teeth whitening gels based have  neutral PH or very slightly low PH levels.  Carbamide peroxide based teeth whitening gels will not harm your enamel if used properly.