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Breastfeeding and teeth whitening

05/29/2003

Question:

Is it safe to use teeth whitening products (Crest White Strips) while breastfeeding or while pregnant. I called P&G but they couldn`t tell me for sure.

Answer:

I have seen nothing in the literature regarding the use of whitening products during pregnancy or lactation. I would suggest that you discuss this with your health care provider and your dentist. 

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Response by:

Tina   Weitkamp, RNC, MSN Tina Weitkamp, RNC, MSN
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati