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How do I know if I need teeth whitening strips?

You may benefit from teeth whitening strips if your teeth are stained or discolored. Teeth can become stained by foods or may lose their whiteness due to illness or the use of certain medications. Also, teeth may naturally turn a yellower shade with age. Teeth whitening strips contain a mild concentration of peroxide, a bleaching agent that can make teeth several shades whiter.

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