Can I whiten my teeth while pregnant? - Which? News

Can I whiten my teeth while pregnant? - Which? News

We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies. You can understand more and change your cookies preferences here. Achieving a gleaming smile with teeth whitening products is becoming increasingly popular, but is this something you can safely do when you're pregnant? There isn’t any evidence that teeth whitening is dangerous for pregnant people, but there isn’t any evidence that it’s safe, either. Dr Ben Atkins, dentist and trustee of the Oral Health Foundation, says: 'Cosmetic treatment isn't a medical necessity so should probably be avoided until after the baby is born, especially as your gums can be far more sensitive during pregnancy.' But what else should you think about when it …
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