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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Dental and Oral Health Center
I am considering whitening my teeth-- does something cosmetic like that have any negative implications on teeth over the long-run?
Long-term studies have proven whitening to be safe and effective. Short-term implications are gum irritation and tooth sensitivity but these go away once whitening has stopped.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University