The Science of Teeth Whitening

There is a definite science behind teeth whitening. There have been many studies conducted at various research institutions. We understand that it works, how it works, the risks, and how to get the best results.

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Effectiveness

Hydrogen peroxide is effective:
http://iadr.confex.com/iadr/2006Orld/techprogram/abstract_75244.htm

Hydrogen peroxide is effective, even in low concentrations:
http://iadr.confex.com/iadr/2006Orld/techprogram/abstract_76356.htm

Hydrogen peroxide gives better results than carbamide peroxide:
http://iadr.confex.com/iadr/2003Goteborg/techprogram/abstract_36990.htm

Safety

Hydrogen peroxide safe, even when used over a long period of time:
http://iadr.confex.com/iadr/2006Orld/techprogram/abstract_75233.htm

Safety of Vital Tooth Bleaching
http://www.dentalcare.com/media/en-US/journals/pgresrch/posters/iadr03/pdfs/poster06.pdf

Light Activation

Light augments tooth whitening with peroxide:
http://jada.ada.org/cgi/content/abstract/134/2/167

Light enhances the tooth-whitening activity of bleaching kits:
http://iadr.confex.com/iadr/2006Orld/techprogram/abstract_72887.htm