Tuesday, January 26, 2016

How to know if you are over-whitening your teeth by Dr. Timothy Chase

 Hi ya Gorgeous,
The month of January is almost over! Where did it go? February brings many events and with a massive amount of photo opportunities coming up you may be tempted to whiten your teeth more than normal.

Here is some tooth whitening tips from an expert!

Dr. Timothy Chase, Cosmetic Dentist and Practicing Partner at SmilesNY.

Three signs of over whitening:
1.       Sensitive teeth, especially to cold
2.      Inflamed or bleeding gums
3.       Teeth that look blue or see through along the edge

Three health risks that arise from over whitening
1.       Damage to the nerves your teeth 
2.       Thinning of your tooth enamel
3.       Burning of your gums

Three ways to safely and effectively whiten
1.       Have your teeth examined and cleaned prior to whitening- to make sure there are no cavities or gum issues and clean teeth get a much better result
2.       Follow the directions on all teeth whitening products perfectly
3.       Find quality products by speaking to your dentist about your teeth whitening options

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