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    Suggest ways to whiten teeth when with braces

Posted on Wed, 1 Jun 2016 in Dental Health
Question: is there anyway I can whiten my teeth with braces on ?
Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
few measures for whitening.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX,

Thanks for consulting Health Care magic
This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query .

I have read your query and understand your concern . As far as whitening of teeth is concerned I will suggest you following measures :

- Brush your teeth twice daily using toothbrush like Colgate V trim .
- Use mouthwash regularly containing Chlorhexidine .
- Do warm saline rinses .
- You can use whitening toothpaste like Colgate visible white or Colgate total .
- Avoid stain causing food or beverages like coffee , tea, hard candies .
- use straw while drinking beverages .
- Use interdental brush to clean interdental areas of teeth .
Consult oral surgeon for other procedure for whitening like Bleaching or scaling .

Hope I have answered your query .
If you have further query I will be happy to help.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Priyanka Tiwari 17 minutes later
can I use zero peroxide to whiten my teeth as well with the braces on?
Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Consult your oral surgeon before using any whitening kits.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX ,

Welcome back .

I have read your query . As far as Zero peroxide whitening kit is concerned I will not suggest you to use any whitening product during Orthodontic (braces) treatment . I recommend first consult your oral surgeon and then use whitening kit under guidance of your doctor . In the mean time you can follow measures that was suggested and consult Dentist for whitening procedures like Bleaching .

Hope I have answered your query .
If you have further query I will be happy to help.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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