I want to get my teeth whitened, but I have two porcelain crowns. Will the whitening help the crowns or damage them?
Tammy L. – Georgia
Teeth whitening will do neither. It is completely ineffective on any type of cosmetic work. I’m assuming your porcelain crowns match the current color of your teeth. If that is the case and you whiten them, your natural teeth will get whiter, but the porcelain crowns will remain darker.
Here is what you can do though. I would get your teeth whitened to the color you would be the most excited about. Then wait a couple of weeks and get new porcelain crowns to match your new white smile.
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