Different Methods for Teeth Whitening

Different Methods for Teeth Whitening

While everyone wishes for a whiter, brighter smile, stains and discoloration of teeth can dampen your smile. Bad dental and oral hygiene habits, smoking, excessive consumption of caffeine and consumption of certain medication can leave stains and discoloration of your teeth.

However, patients can select from a wide range of teeth whitening treatments which includes in-office bleaching, teeth whitening trays and gels, teeth whitening strips, and over the counter, teeth whitening products.

Here are some options for teeth whitening treatments.

  • In-Office Bleaching

This involves your dentist using a peroxide-based bleach and gels which can offer whiter teeth in a single sitting. However, in-office bleaching treatments can be quite expensive but offers you whiter teeth in a single sitting.

  • Teeth Whitening Trays and Gels

People can use over-the-counter Teeth Whitening trays and gels can help people achieve whiter teeth and a much more aesthetic smile. It involves pouring a peroxide-based gel in a dental tray and placing the tray over your teeth.

These trays need to be worn a couple of hours a day or overnight for a few days towards achieving a perfect white smile.

  • Teeth Whitening Strips

Teeth whitening strips can be easily be purchased from most drug stores and pharmacies. These are quite inexpensive and easy to use and apply.

  • Teeth Whitening Toothpaste

Teeth whitening toothpaste contains mild abrasives which help in removing stains from the surface of your teeth. Many teeth whitening toothpaste also contain additional special chemicals and polishing agent for a much more effective stain removal. However, teeth whitening toothpaste are not designed to bleach your teeth.

  • Other Teeth Whitening products

The advancement in consumerism and product development has led to the development of a wide range of products which promise teeth whitening. These products include chewing gums, mouthwashes, dental floss, and other teeth whitening products. However, the effectiveness of these products cannot be guaranteed.

In case you to have whiter teeth and a much beautiful smile, feel free to contact Soni Smiles and our Dental team will be happy to evaluate your dental needs and recommend your teeth whitening treatments suitable for your dental health and budget.