problem with sensitivity after whitening

  • matthew1234454
  • 1 year ago

had whitening done with custom mold teeth trays . after 3 days i experienced major sensitivity to cold drinks and food. and now 3 months later still have some sensitivity. there was no problem before this whitening. What can i do. I have no teeth decay nor any residing gums.

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I'm using Stella Whites whitening strips and have no problem with sensitivity at all. Earlier I tried ZOOM's tray and gel but my teeth got really painful after the treatment, these strips from Stella white on the other hand really does the job!
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I'm using Stella Whites whitening strips and have no problem with sensitivity at all. Earlier I tried ZOOM's tray and gel but my teeth got really painful after the treatment, these strips from Stella white on the other hand really does the job!
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Sensitivity is common when you do a whitening procedure. I've done my whitening from a dentist itself and after that too I had issues of sensitivity. But after few days the sensitivity came back and I had some weird feeling that something is wrong. I went back to my dentist Dr. Stephen Phelan, Phelan Dental, Oakville ON, and took a checkup, it was a beginning of a cavity.
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I just want to share something : When it comes to tooth-whitening, you've got two options: in-office-based teeth bleaching, or at-home care. If a person would like to whiten their smile, the first and most important step is to clean the teeth of all debris and maintain healthy gums with regular brushing and flossing. Most toothpastes contain abrasive substances that mechanically rub off calculus, the hard form of plaque that appears yellow or grey. Yearly or bi-yearly cleanings will remove the calculus and stain that has built up on the surface, leaving teeth their natural color, unless stain has entered inside the tooth from things like long term smoking or coffee drinking. If you have been strictly followed the above and would still like whiter teeth, then chemical whitening or “bleaching” of teeth is an option, but there are some points one must understand before beginning any of these treatments. This information holds true for any whitening system, whether it be whitening strips, dental office application, or take home trays. Light activated whitening systems offered by some dental clinics have been reported to cause the highest incidence of tooth sensitivity. This happens at some point during or after the treatment, and has been described as a “sharp, shooting pain”. Don’t whiten if you’re a teen! At this point your teeth are relatively new in your mouth. Clean them up and they should be as white as when they first erupted. Young teeth also have larger pulp chambers with less distance separating the tooth’s nerve from the outside environment. For this reason it is likely that younger people experience more severe sensitivity from these agents. Custom-made tray from a dental office with a low concentration of peroxide gel. Wearing the tray at home for multiple short periods of time will allow you to reach your desired shade, without causing too much sensitivity. Custom trays also keep the material away from your gums, minimizing the risk of damaging them. Having a dentist monitor your teeth will help you to notice and maintain the shade you like over a longer period. At home products do exist, like over-the-counter whitening strips. These sometimes work well, but miss areas between teeth where stain can collect. And powerful in-office whitening with or without light activation works well to temporarily whitening teeth, but causes almost 100% sensitivity, sometimes lasting weeks. Now that you understand the benefits and risks of teeth whitening, you can make an informed decision about whether or not this treatment is for you.
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Yes! Do not do bleaching! I too, had bleaching done with custom mold teeth trays on 3 different occasions. The only thing achieved for me after teeth bleaching was sensitive teeth, the bleaching didn't do much. I have had to use Sensodyne toothpaste everyday for 18 years because my teeth ache because they are so sensitive!
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Sensitivity is quite normal issue that most people have to deal with after teeth whitening. If this sensitivity continues for several days, I would recommend to see your dentist. I had some problems with sensitivity too and I personally used Sensodyne toothpaste which they advised me to use at this blog http://www.bestteethwhiteninginfo.com/the-best-teeth-whitening-for-sensitive-teeth/ and it was pretty useful.
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If your teeth are hurting and also you can barely eat without dealing with pain, it is time to go to the dentist. After waiting for so long, you may end up having to deal with some significant cavities and root canals. You may eve need a payday loan to help pay for all of your appointments. Make sure you go; it is worth it to be free of pain. Find out more at: Installment Payday Loan
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As you all know teeth are the important part of our body because we cannot able to eat without teeth. If your teeth are not white then you can’t be smile openly. There are so many dental products available in market to keep your teeth white and strong. But you should also follow the teeth whitening tips to keep your teeth white and healthy.
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It is better to seek advice from an expert dentist. Following the advices given by dentist is always better after such treatments. Till the time you can avoid having such food or drinks due to which you are feeling sensitivity.
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There shouldnt be any sensitivity for 3 months. That is a really long time. You should visit your dentist and mention this to him. And visit the same dentist to see what he has to say to this.
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Hi, You can go to the dentist and meet him and discuss about the problem with your sensitivity. If you are still facing it, why don't you stop drinking cold drinks for a mean while.
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3 months does seem like a long time for that to linger on though. Is your 6 month checkup coming up soon? You might want to mention it to your dentist so they can check your teeth and make sure everything is ok.

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Wow, that's scary! You should really speak to your dentist and get this checked ASAP. I've always wanted a bright, white smile, but I'm terribly afraid of dentists and doctors so I opted for Power Swabs's professional teeth whitening products. You see the results within minutes of using them without procedural teeth sensitivity. It's completely hassle free and you can do it yourself at home. Take a look at their products - http://www.powerswabs.com/ .
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