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Is this toothpaste okay with braces?

I have braces on my top abd bottom teeth. I also have white spots on my top teeth. I am getting my braces off Jamuary 22,2018 and want to try and even out the coloring. I have this AP24 Whitening Flouride Toothpaste. Is that toothpaste okay to use if I have braces?

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Answer: AP24 Whitening Toothpaste

By Sarah h
Dental Professional

AP is abbreviated anti-plaque 24 fluoride toothpaste. It is perfectly fine to use with braces. It claims to whiten teeth without peroxide. This is accomplished with the use of a moderate abrasive to help remove extrinsic stain. The white spots in your picture appear to be internal or from decalcification. Whitening toothpaste will not be enough to even out the spots, but may help some. Usually those spots will need to be cosmetically treated with a dental restoration or resin or porcelain. Whitening may also be a great option once your brackets and wires are removed.

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