A sparkling white teeth gives you great confidence, over time teeth can become discolored by some food like red wine, coffee, tea, cola, carrots, oranges and other deeply-colored beverages and foods causes considerable staining over the years
For a sparkling white teeth, teeth whitening is the perfect solution.
Teeth whitening treatments are very popular because most are relatively easy and affordable.
The 3 major teeth whitening options available today includes: In-Office Whitening, Professionally Dispensed Take-Home Kits and Over-the-Counter Products, each option is more suitable than the other as to the teeth discoloration level. It’s recommended that you always consult with a dentist before trying any of the teeth whitening option.
Significant color change in a short period of time is the major benefit of in-office whitening. This procedure involves protecting the gums with a paint-on rubber dam and carefully applying relatively high-concentration peroxide gel.
Professionally Dispensed Take-Home Kits
Professionally dispensed take-home whitening kits is perceived to produce the best results over the long haul. Take-home kits comprises of a lower-concentrated peroxide gel that remains on the teeth for an hour or longer (sometimes overnight) depending on the percentage of the peroxide, the lower the peroxide percentage, the longer it may safely remain on the teeth. The gel is applied to the teeth using custom-made bleaching trays that resemble mouth guards.
Over-the-Counter procedure is mostly used when the teeth color is not really that bad, is the most convenient of the teeth whitening procedure and cost effective, over-the-counter procedure involves the use of a store-bought whitening kit, usually comes with a bleaching gel with a lower concentration than professionally dispensed take-home whiteners. The gel is applied to the teeth via one-size-fits-all trays, strips or paint-on applicators. In most cases this procedure may only whiten a few of the front teeth unlike custom trays that can whiten the entire teeth.