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How to Notice When Bleaching Teeth is Too Much

Did you know that teeth whitening is the number one requested cosmetic service today and that its popularity continues to soar? A recent survey showed 80% of Americans aged 18 to 49 want whiter teeth, with women leading in this area at 85%.  6 out 10  believe a whiter, brighter smile would boost their self-confidence especially in the 18 to 24 age range. According to the American Academy of cosmetic Dentistry, Americans spent more than $1.4 billion on over-the-counter teeth whitening products last year alone. Continue reading

The Effects of Accutane on Bleached Teeth

Isotretinoin, commonly known as Accutane, is a prescription drug used in the treatment of extreme acne cases. Taken in pill form, the medication can clear up acne in four to six weeks for most users. However, Accutane is also known for causing a side effect that damages work on bleached teeth. The drug reacts to bleached teeth by causing a grayish lines on gum lines and staining the work of the bleach on the teeth, making the teeth yellowish. Continue reading