Do whitening mouthwashes really work?

Whitening mouthwashes replace your regular mouthwash and help you to reach those places your whitening toothpaste cannot reach. They are usually less expensive than professional whitening treatments because they involve smaller concentrations of whitening agents. Before using whitening mouthwash, check with your dentist to make sure this is the best option for you.
The verdict is still out on whether whitening mouthwashes containing hydrogen peroxide really work. While some people may have experienced success with whitening mouthwashes, research has not proven the claims. Some products are not recommended for use with severe stains, fillings, or crowns. Before trying any tooth-whitening product, consult with your dentist or the American Dental Association.

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