I have 2 composites on the corners of my 2 front teeth, and 1 in the bottom row towards the back. I'm still confused about my options for keeping them white. I just used some over-the-counter whitening strips and I know they are not supposed to work on composites, but they did either whiten them, or the composites just have not become stained yet (they are about 7 months old), because all my teeth look pretty white now. n the future, if I get my teeth whitened professionally in a dental office, will it keep my composites white?
How to Keep Composites White?
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Composites and whitening
Whitening products, whether dentist office or over the counter, don't work on composites - only teeth. It's hard to believe composites would get really stained in just 7 months, but be careful with the whitening, since you could bleach the natural teeth so light that they no longer match the color of the composites.
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