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Expert says teeth whitening best done by dentist
Updated: 10/7/2008 2:00:38 PM
 

Expert says teeth whitening best done by dentist Although there are a variety of teeth whitening solutions available for people to use at home, those who are looking for flawless results may be better served by visiting a dentist, it has been claimed.

Dr Reena Varghese, assistant professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, told NJ.com that dentists are licensed to use products that contain higher proportions of whitening ingredients than those that are sold over the counter.

At the same time, a dentist's training will ensure that high percentages of the most common active ingredient, carbamide peroxide, do not damage a person's gums, she said.

Varghese explained how carbamide peroxide breaks down into three ingredients as part of the teeth whitening process: hydrogen peroxide, ammonia and urea.

Some people may have more dramatic results than others, she told the news provider, explaining that "the original color of the patient's tooth does play a role in how white it can get."

Discount dental plans can help individuals save between 10 and 60 percent on most dental procedures.

The most commonly cited factor that Americans would like to change about their smile is the desire for whiter teeth, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
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