Tiger Family Dental

Does whitening cause sensitivity?

Whitening can be a side effect of bleaching due to the nerve of the tooth being irritated by the peroxide found in the bleaching agent.  No harm is caused to your teeth during the process and the discomfort will go away once you are finished with the treatment.  To help with the sensitivity during the treatment; there are many desensitizing toothpastes that you can use to help with the sensitivity.

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