What is Teeth Whitening?

What is Teeth Whitening?

Today we will be discussing the question why use a home tooth whitening kit rather than visiting a dentist. We will cover the procedure in the dentist chair verses the procedure in the comfort of your own home using a Teeth whitening Kit.

What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth Whitening is a procedure used to enhance the appearance of discoloured or stained teeth. The process involves bleaching the teeth to lighten their colour. The chemical involved is hydrogen peroxide. People who have discoloured teeth often suffer from low self-esteem, which can prevent you from living your life to the fullest. You may feel uncomfortable talking to people as you think they are looking at your stained teeth while you are speaking and so lose the confidence to go out in public. We will be explaining the difference between whitening your teeth yourself at home using a Home Teeth Whitening Kit verses going to the dentist to get the procedure done.

At Home Teeth Whitening

The process of whitening your teeth at home is a simple and efficient one.  No need for an appointment.  The kit includes everything you need to start the process.  Each session takes approximately forty minutes and results are seen after the first session.  The kit provides the same blue light technology as a dentist, the enamel safe teeth whitening gel comes into contact with the surface area of your teeth.  Then the lead light activates the whitening formula which breaks down and lifts stains from your teeth. The cost of this procedure in your own home is around $100 for 18 sessions.  Another options to whiten your teeth at home is using charcoal toothpaste products.  This product has no synthetic additives, preservatives, foaming agents, fluoride, artificial colours or flavours and no abrasive baking soda.  You just simply dip the tip of your wet toothbrush into the powder and gently brush your teeth.


Professional Teeth Whitening at the Dentist

Another method of whitening your teeth is to go and get it professionally done at the dentist. This involves making an appointment, the dentist will use a whitening gel painting it onto the tooth surface.  This will be a very high concentrate bleach. Then a UV light heats the solution, which then penetrates into the enamel removing the stains. This procedure takes approximately ninety minutes ands the cost varies from $250 to $650 for an in-chair session.
As you can see, cosmetic teeth whitening is a process which is available to everyone, no matter the budget or time constraints they are facing. 


At Fever Smile we are dedicated to helping people find the right way top feel confident in their smile, so if you have any further questions, you can contact us at team@feversmile.com .


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