Teeth Whitening Myths and Facts You Should Know

Teeth Whitening Myths and Facts You Should Know

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There are many misconceptions regarding teeth whitening out there, including in Bali! We’re here to help you sort through those myths and explain the facts about proper whitening.

In this article, we’ll separate the myths from the facts.

Teeth whitening will damage the enamel

The enamel is the exterior coating of your teeth that protects it from scratches, extreme temperatures, and other external elements. The answer to this myth is a resounding no.

There are plenty of studies to prove that whitening treatments do not impact or damage the enamel. Provide, of course, the procedure is performed by a professional.

Whitened teeth will stay white forever

It’s a common belief that once teeth have been through a whitening treatment, they will stay white forever. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Your teeth will retain its bright complexion for as long as you maintain your diet. Drinks such as soda, coffee, and wine will all stain your teeth.

Teeth Whitening causes sensitivity

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In general, teeth whitening should not cause any sort of sensitivity if performed by a professional. However, there are cases where patients can experience sensitivity after a whitening process. So yes, it is possible. It can be remedied easily by using a Listerine Sensitive Mouthwash to alleviate the sensitive sensation.

Rubbing fruit on your teeth can remove stains

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Banana peels, strawberries, lemon, or any other fruit for that matter, have little to no cleaning properties that can remove stains from from your teeth. If anything, they only give a temporary effect of feeling fresh from the residue of the fruit. In some cases, it can do the exact opposite and damage your teeth, because some fruits are acidic and can cause serious damage if you rub them on your teeth.

We hope this article has helped you sort the myths from the facts! Teeth whitening is a harmless process when performed by a professional, and they don’t cost much either! Ask our dental professionals at Rejuvie Dental to set up a tooth whitening treatment!