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Is professional teeth whitening safe? Will it damage my enamel?
Studies from the Academy of General Dentistry, (AGD Impact, April 1998, p.23), during the past five years have proven the lab direct teeth whitening process to be safe and effective. A small percentage of people may experience some tooth sensitivity and gum irritation, which disappears once you stop using the Hi-Intensity Whitening Gel or by decreasing the amount of time you use the whitening system.
As with anything, abuse of a product can result in undesirable consequences. In the event that you are unsure of your current oral health, talk with your dentist prior to whitening.
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