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Crest whitening strips - amazing but how do I reduce pain afterwards?

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Leanmeangreen Fri 06-Jan-17 10:43:50

I came across crest whitening strips a couple of years ago now & they work brilliantly. I really want to start using them again but the one thing stopping me is remembering the pain afterwards from sensitivity!! It was awful & if I used them at night, the pain would bother me for hours the following day!

Does anybody know how I can reduce this? I tried using sensodyne before & after but it didn't really help.

burnishedsilver Fri 06-Jan-17 10:48:22

Colgate pro relief. Smear it on your teeth and leave it on for 5 mins before brushing. My dentist suggested doing it with sensodyne but I find the colgate one works better.

Leanmeangreen Fri 06-Jan-17 10:50:22

Thanks silver that's great, I shall give that a try!

mowglik Fri 06-Jan-17 11:58:57

Where do you get these from OP? Are they available in pharmacies here?

Whatabloodyidiot1 Fri 06-Jan-17 16:20:23

I put mine on around 7pm, that usually means I'm asleep when the sensitivity kicks in!

lexi873 Fri 06-Jan-17 16:26:19

Ooh I'd like to know where u get these from too plz? I saw some on eBay but didn't know whether to trust them so didn't buy...

LeopardPrintSocks1 Fri 06-Jan-17 16:27:05

I havent been able to find these in a while

Whatabloodyidiot1 Fri 06-Jan-17 16:31:15

I bought mine from roses beauty store but they appear to have closed down yesterday?

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