Who Can’t Receive Tooth Whitening?


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Although tooth whitening is regarded in the industry as relatively safe, when conducted by a dentist or cosmetic dentist professional or if you use a reputable and approved at home whitening product there are certain groups who might be at risk from using a tooth whitening treatment.

Who is not recommended to have tooth whitening?

Tooth whitening is not recommended for those who:

  • If you have seriously damaged teeth
  • If you have a peroxide allergy
  • If you are a pregnant woman or breast feeding
  • If you have braces
  • If you are under thirteen years of age

How can I be sure I am able to safely receive tooth whitening treatment?

To be sure you are able to use tooth whitening you should consult your dentist and read any instructions or health and safety information with the pack (if you are using an at home whitening kit). If you are having your teeth whitened by your dentist, follow their instructions carefully.


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