Professional teeth whitening is superior to at-home kits, and the American Dental Association recommends that anyone considering whitening their teeth should consult their dentist before undergoing any procedure. Those using over-the-counter teeth whitening products may not be aware of the risks and side effects of the ingredients contained in them. It is important to consult a dentist to determine if you are a candidate for teeth whitening.
Today’s Dental provides professional teeth whitening services. Choosing in-office teeth whitening has many benefits beyond over-the-counter-whiteners. People are attracted to the convenience of store-bought whiteners, but what consumers don't realize is that whitening the teeth in this way can actually make them look worse.
Store-bought whitening products can sometimes be effective only on certain sections of the teeth. Many people find that at-home whiteners leave spots on their teeth and the results can be disastrous, making you very uncomfortable with your smile. Instead of uniform dull teeth, the you could be left with part of your teeth that are white while the rest of the teeth are not.
There are numerous advantages to selecting professional teeth whitening. First, dentists use high quality, prescription grade ingredients in their gels that are not available over the counter. Second, dental professionals have access to equipment that is only sold to licensed practitioners. At-home whitening kits come with risks. "one of the do-it-yourself kits are customized to the patient. This can result in ill-fitting trays and strips, which in turn can cause pain and severe irritation of the gums.
As for the overall benefits of teeth whitening, having a whiter smile can improve a patient's general appearance and confidence. For many patients, improving their appearance is just as important as good dental health. When they come to us to brighten their teeth, it gives us the opportunity to boost their entire quality of life. Seeing their dazzling white smile is the best reward.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact Today’s Dental.
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