What are the benefits of Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips?

All Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips reliably remove stains not only from the top layer of teeth, but also those that are deep in tooth enamel.

Are Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips safe? Will they not damage tooth enamel?

No. This product is designed to be not only effective but also safe – if used as directed. U.S. research has shown that Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips are completely safe and harmless to tooth enamel. They contain the same substances that your dentist uses to whiten your teeth.

How do Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips work?

Crest 3D White is a thin and flexible strip coated with a teeth whitening gel that contains hydrogen peroxide. The strips are designed to fit and adapt to the shape of your teeth. Teeth whitening strips ensure that the gel effectively whitens your teeth by removing stains not only on the upper but also on the deeper layers of the teeth.

When will I see the first results using Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips?

The results vary from case to case, but most people start noticing the first results halfway through a teeth whitening course. By the end of it, the results are already visible. For faster results, try Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid or Crest 3D White Professional Effects teeth whitening strips. With one of these two whitening systems, you will see the first results in as little as 3 days.

When will I see results using Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid or Crest 3D White Professional Effects teeth whitening strips?

With these teeth whitening strips, you will notice the first results in as little as 3 days. 

How long will the teeth whitening results last?

How long your teeth stay white after completing a teeth whitening course depends on several factors: whether you smoke, how often you drink coffee, tea, red wine, or other coloured beverages. Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid and Crest 3D White Professional Effects whitening systems ensure that your teeth stay whiter for 12 months.

Can I keep the strips on my teeth longer than recommended? Maybe then the whitening results would be more pronounced?

When whitening teeth with teeth whitening strips, we recommend strict adherence to the instructions for use. Using the strips longer than recommended runs the risk of increasing the sensitivity of the teeth and/or gums.

How should teeth be cared for to keep them white longer?

After completing a teeth whitening course, you can use Crest 3D White Stain Shield teeth whitening strips as a preventative. This product will ensure that your smile stays beautiful and white for a longer time, protecting your teeth from the formation of daily spots and yellowing.

Sometimes, after removing the teeth whitening strip, I notice white spots remaining on the surface of the teeth. Will they disappear?

Yes, white spots are temporary. They are completely harmless and will go away in a few hours.

Will Crest 3D White Teeth Whitening Strips Affect Treated Teeth?

Teeth whitening strips Crest 3D White whitens only natural teeth. The strips will not fade seals, crowns, dentures, and so on. They must not be used in conjunction with braces.

How to use Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips?

It is best to use teeth whitening strips before brushing your teeth. Open the package and take the teeth whitening strip. Place the strip on the teeth, aligning it with the gum line. Press gently so that it adheres well to the surface of the teeth. Keep the strips on your teeth as much as recommended in the instructions for use. Then remove and discard used strips.

What happens if I skip the whitening procedure?

If you miss a whitening procedure a couple of times, nothing will happen. This will not significantly affect the result.

Is it possible to swap the strips (use the strip for the upper teeth for the lower and vice versa)?

No, we do not recommend doing this. Interchangeable teeth whitening strips will still work, but the strips are designed to fit your tooth shape as precisely as possible. The upper strips are ideal for the upper teeth and the lower ones for the lower teeth. This shape of the strips is necessary to cover the visible teeth well and to make the whitening procedure as accurate as possible. If you place the lower tooth strip on the upper teeth, you will cover it with a smaller tooth thinner and whitening will no longer be as accurate.

What if I have a hard time removing Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid, Crest 3D White Professional Effects, or Crest 3D 2-Hour Express Teeth Whitening Strips?

Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid, Crest 3D White Professional Effects and Crest 3D 2-Hour Express are designed to attach securely to the surface of your teeth and ensure that the whitening gel works exactly where it is needed. If you have difficulty removing these strips after completing the bleaching procedure, try removing them from the edge first. Then the rest will come off easily.

Is it possible to keep Crest 3D White Gentle Routine or Crest 3D White Stain Shield strips on your teeth for more than 5 minutes to get better results?

We recommend sticking for 5 minutes. per day rules. If you keep your teeth whitening strips longer than recommended, you may experience side effects such as increased tooth sensitivity. If you want faster whitening results, then try Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid.

Is it possible to use the same teeth whitening strip several times?

No, using the same tape repeatedly – you will not get any results.

I took the teeth whitening strip out of the package and it fell into the sink for me. Can I still use it?

No, this is not recommended. Better pick up a new ribbon.

Is it possible to use Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips to whiten the inner sides of teeth?

No, we do not recommend doing this. The strips for both the upper and lower teeth are designed exactly to fit the shape of your front teeth. If you use strips to whiten the inside of your teeth, they are likely to be too large and too loose – they will come off and fall off the surface of your teeth.

What if I develop foam and / or increased saliva when using the strips?

This is your body’s natural reaction to the hydrogen peroxide in the whitening gel. Saliva increases when you put any object in your mouth. As saliva increases, they react with hydrogen peroxide to form foam. This natural process should not be feared.

What if the strips don’t stick to the surface of the teeth and keep falling off?

Put on the teeth whitening strips while standing in front of the mirror, so you can see clearly whether you have applied the strip exactly. Make sure it fits snugly on the tooth surface. If the strips continue to slip, shut up and swallow your saliva or just wipe the tooth surface with a tissue. Then try attaching the straps again. Avoid frequent touching of the strips attached to the teeth with the tongue. You can try gently, with your fingernail, attaching the strip to the interdental space.

How to remove the gel that is still on the teeth after using the strip?

The gel left on the teeth is harmless. To clean it, you can rinse your mouth with water, just wipe the gel off your teeth with a tissue or toothbrush. You can leave it on as well because after a while the gel will disappear on its own. 

Will using Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips make my teeth even more sensitive to stains?

No, the use of whitening strips on your teeth will definitely not cause stains sooner.

Is it possible to eat when I wear teeth whitening strips? 

Eating while whitening your teeth with strips is not recommended. This will adversely affect the whitening results.

Is it possible to eat when I wear teeth whitening strips?

Eating while whitening your teeth with strips is not recommended. This will adversely affect the whitening results.

Is it possible to drink water during the teeth whitening procedure?

Water can be drunk when using Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid, Crest 3D White Professional Effects, or Crest 3D 2-Hour Express whitening strips, as these strips adhere particularly firmly to the tooth surface thanks to Advanced Seal technology. If you use any other teeth whitening strips, drinking water is not recommended. This will negatively affect the teeth whitening results.

Can I leave whitening strips on my teeth overnight?

No, you can’t do that.

Is it possible to use whitening strips immediately after brushing your teeth?

No, do not use the strips immediately after brushing your teeth. This can cause gum irritation. After brushing your teeth, be sure to wait a while before using teeth whitening strips.

Is it possible to brush your teeth immediately after using whitening strips?

Yes, you can brush your teeth immediately after using the strips.

Is it possible to use whitening strips after hygienic brushing with a specialist?

After hygienic brushing with a specialist, your teeth become a little more sensitive, so you will probably want to wait a few days before using teeth whitening products. Otherwise, the use of teeth whitening products can cause discomfort. 

Is it possible to use whitening toothpaste with whitening strips as well?

It is allowed.

Is it possible to use a mouthwash after using teeth whitening strips?

It is allowed.

Is it possible to use dental floss while using whitening strips?

No, the strips also fill in the gaps between the teeth, so using dental floss will only knock out the teeth whitening strips.

Is it possible to smoke using teeth whitening strips?

No, smoking can knock out the streaks, which would negatively affect the teeth whitening results.

Will teeth whitening strips remove stains from smoking?

Yes, although stains caused by smoking are difficult to remove and this process can take a little longer. If you continue to smoke after teeth whitening, your teeth will turn yellow again. In this case, we recommend the daily use of Crest 3D White Stain Shield teeth whitening strips, which will remove plaque and help maintain a white and beautiful smile for longer.

Is it possible to use teeth whitening strips outdoors in the sun?

Yes, it is possible, but the strips themselves should not be stored in front of the sun or heat. 

Is it possible to cut teeth whitening strips so that they are suitable for whitening different areas of my mouth?

No. If you cut the strips into smaller parts, there is a risk that they will slip off the tooth surface during use and be accidentally swallowed.

What if the whitening gel on the skin irritated it?

Prolonged skin contact with the whitening gel may result in the appearance of small white spots on the skin. No worries – these stains are completely harmless and will soon disappear. However, as soon as the gel comes into contact with the skin, we recommend rinsing it with water.

What would happen if I accidentally swallowed one tooth whitening strip?

You can rest easy – it will just slip your digestive system without any danger.

What would happen if I accidentally swallowed some of the whitening gel on the strip?

Ingestion of a small amount of whitening gel will not cause any adverse effects, but if you swallow large amounts of hydrogen peroxide, you may experience unpleasant changes – nausea or stomach irritation.

Can Hydrogen Peroxide in Teeth Whitening Strips Cause Cancer?

There is no evidence that hydrogen peroxide causes cancer in humans. Researchers at the Public Health Foundation, the Health Organization of Canada, and the World Health Organization have researched information about hydrogen peroxide and none has found evidence that hydrogen peroxide could be one of the causes of cancer. Hydrogen peroxide is a safe substance that has been used for years as one of the first aid tools in the production of mouthwashes or facial cleansers.

The packaging states that the bleach strips should be stored in a cool place. Can the steam and heat in the bath harm them?

No, the normal amount of steam and heat in the bath should not have any effect on the teeth whitening strips.

Can the strips be stored in the fridge or freezer?

Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips can be stored in the refrigerator, but we really do not recommend storing them in the freezer.

What to do if teeth whitening strips freeze? Will they still be effective?

Allow the strips to warm to room temperature before use. They should still be effective.

What if tooth whitening strips irritate my gums, increase tooth sensitivity?

First, try using teeth whitening strips every other day. If this does not solve the problem, you should stop using teeth whitening products. For more tips, see: How to reduce tooth sensitivity?

Can bleach strips be used with prescription drugs?

If you are taking prescription medicines and you are not sure if they can be used in combination with teeth whitening products – consult your doctor, dentist or pharmacist.

Is it possible to use whitening strips if there are holes in the teeth?

If you have teeth that need treatment – we do not recommend using any teeth whitening products.

Is it possible to use teeth whitening strips if I wear braces?

We do not recommend using teeth whitening strips when wearing braces. The reason is very simple – tooth strips will whiten only the small area of teeth that will come in contact with the whitening gel. Because the braces cover a large area of the teeth, only a small portion of the teeth will be whitened. When you remove the braces, you will definitely not be able to enjoy a beautiful smile, because the places where the braces were placed will be darker. In addition, teeth whitening strips can damage bracket metal. It can oxidize and change color.

Is it possible to use whitening strips if I wear a dental plaque?

If you use a dental plaque, we recommend that you consult your dentist before you start whitening your teeth.

Is it possible to use bleaching strips if I have periodontitis?

If you have periodontitis, the use of any teeth whitening products is strictly forbidden!

Is it possible to use teeth whitening strips while expecting or breastfeeding a baby?

There is no evidence that Crest 3D White teeth whitening products are harmful to pregnant or breastfeeding women. However, for teeth whitening in this case, we recommend consulting your doctor.

Is it possible to use whitening strips if my teeth are filled, with gold crowns, etc.?

Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips will not damage such teeth, but they will not whiten them. Teeth-whitening strips are only effective in whitening natural teeth, so if you have such corrections on your front teeth, it is possible that differences in tooth shade will be visible after whitening. Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips whiten only those teeth that are visible to you when you are smiling. So, if unnatural teeth or their accessories do not make you smile – you can safely use Crest 3D White teeth whitening strips.