Can I Whiten My Teeth While Breastfeeding?

Teeth Whitening and Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and Teeth Whitening

Breast feeding and teeth whitening

A lot of moms ask the question “can I whiten my teeth while breastfeeding”. Teeth whiteners are made of carbamide peroxide, which is a formulation of hydrogen peroxide, made of water with an extra oxygen atom. When you use any type of dental whitener, it’s recommended that you not breastfeed. The following links will give you more knowledge about the issue.


Teeth whitening whilst breast feeding? – BabyandBump Wed, 14 Aug 2013 05:26:20 -0700

I usually have my teeth whitened once a year and it was coming up to that time when I found out I was pregnant so I’ve not had it done. I’m so … You can always pump and dump and feed expressed milk for a short period.

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Breast Feeding and Cosmetic Dental Work

Yes, you can definitely get most of the cosmetic dental procedures done while breastfeeding.

Can I Obtain Aesthetic Dental Work While Breastfeeding … Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:00:06 -0700

Can I Whiten My Teeth While Pregnant Or Nursing? December 8, 2013. December 8, 2013 … If you have your teeth lightened or have other cosmetic work done before you start, you can feel more sure of oneself during your …

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Is it okay to have my teeth whitened if I am breastfeeding?

You asked a good question. You want to know if it’s okay to whiten your teeth while breastfeeding and there’s not enough data to show that it’s harmful to yo…

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Can I whiten my teeth while pregnant or nursing? – Active … Tue, 05 Jun 2012 08:53:15 -0700

A woman has a certain glow about her during pregnancy, and many mothers-to-be may be interested in enhancing that glow through cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening. Expectant mothers are advised to put off teeth whitening until …

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In this case, you are always advised to discuss with your dentist to ensure whether it is recommended to undergo teeth whitening while breastfeeding. Most dentists recommend to wait, although there is not proof that the product would harm the baby. But if you are pregnant, then that is a different story. Click here to read about teeth whitening and pregnancy.

By: Dr. Ladan Zinati

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