Is Teeth Whitening Safe?
When approaching any type of dental care, including cosmetic services, Dr. Kyle Kromrey provides a comprehensive oral exam to ensure that patients are in good oral health. While some patients may experience side effects, such as teeth sensitivity, if your teeth and gums are healthy, teeth whitening should be safe for you.
How Does Teeth Whitening Work?
Professional teeth whitening and over-the-counter products typically use peroxide formulas to whiten teeth. Some over-the-counter products also use abrasives, which can damage enamel and cause sensitive teeth. Teeth whitening is always safer and more effective under the supervision of an experienced dentist, like Dr. Kromrey.
The peroxide formula, used by most major brands, bleaches away stains ...