Can You Use Crest White Strips During Pregnancy?

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By Dr. Joel Bernstien | Updated on Sep 11, 2023
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Crest White Strips contain hydrogen peroxide as the active ingredient to help get your teeth pearly white. Hydrogen peroxide for whitening is generally considered safe, but it can cause some tooth sensitivity. While it’s probably safe to whiten your teeth during pregnancy, most obstetrical and dental professional organizations recommend avoiding cosmetic dental procedures while pregnant.

Be sure to brush twice daily, floss daily, and see your dentist for a cleaning twice a year. You can whiten all you want after you have your baby!

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Can You Use Crest White Strips During Pregnancy?

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By Dr. Joel Bernstien | Updated on Sep 11, 2023
Image for article Can You Use Crest White Strips During Pregnancy?

Crest White Strips contain hydrogen peroxide as the active ingredient to help get your teeth pearly white. Hydrogen peroxide for whitening is generally considered safe, but it can cause some tooth sensitivity. While it’s probably safe to whiten your teeth during pregnancy, most obstetrical and dental professional organizations recommend avoiding cosmetic dental procedures while pregnant.

Be sure to brush twice daily, floss daily, and see your dentist for a cleaning twice a year. You can whiten all you want after you have your baby!

Pregnant woman holding her stomach on a bed with a plant in the background

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