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What should I expect after professional teeth whitening?

Your teeth should have a uniformly whiter appearance after you have professional teeth whitening. However, the full color change of your teeth may not be apparent for two to six weeks, according to the American Dental Association. You may experience some side effects after professional teeth whitening, such as sensitive teeth. These side effects are usually mild and short lasting.

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