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Why Teeth Whitening is Best Done at the Dentist

If you are deciding whether to get your  t eeth whitened at home or at the dentist , it's important to consider the differences between the two options. While at-home teeth whitening costs less than in-office whitening, the results that can be achieved with professional teeth whitening are far superior and involve less risk than what you can get with over-the-counter or at-home methods.    1. Fast Results in 1 Hour Regardless of the method you choose, both at-home and in-office solutions will have hydrogen peroxide, which is the bleaching agent. In-office systems contain 15% to 43% peroxide, while at-home methods contain 3% to 20% peroxide. The higher peroxide content of the bleaching agent that is used at the dentist whitens your teeth better and in a shorter amount of time.  In addition to a high peroxide content, dentists also use heat or light to further speed up the whitening process and intensify the whitening results. So, while at-home methods typically take weeks or

Achieving Healthy Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening Regular daily brushing and routine scaling and polishing help to remove plaque and calculus like discoloration such as stains on teeth surfaces. However, professional Teeth Whitening penetrates teeth from within, where age and medication - related discoloration occurs to cause a significant color change to white. This  post will cover what you need to know before you get your teeth professionally whitened: What to Expect Side Effects Maintenance Risks   What to Expect. 1.      Scaling and Polishing to be done first to remove plaque and Calculus. 2.      Your mouth is prepared by having gums and lips covered. 3.      The shade of the teeth is noted. 4.      A professional-grade bleaching gel is applied to the teeth within each session. 5.      A special light is focused on the teeth for some minutes depending on manufacturer instructions to help activate the bleaching gel. 6.      The bleaching gel application and light treatment may be repeated