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					How to choose teeth whitening products

There are numerous great teeth whitening products on the market. You may have found an overload of
information searching the internet to try to find reviews on products that work the best for people, but
still don’t know which product to use. If you are having trouble deciding then take these steps to find
the best option in teeth whitening for you.

Compare Teeth Whitening Products

Compare teeth whitening products by considering all at home methods available for purchase from the
store. Using an at home product is an affordable way to whiten your teeth and you can fit it in around
your schedule.

Whitening strips within a couple of days and the best results in lightening within a week or two when
used regularly. The strips have a special oxygen activated peroxide based whitening gel that you place
on your teeth for 30 minutes twice a day, everyday for 2 weeks. There are different strips with different
strengths of peroxide depending on how fast and how much you want to whiten your teeth.

Teeth whitening trays are plastic molds, like a mouth guard, that you fill with a hydrogen peroxide gel
and place into your mouth fitting them over your teeth. This type of teeth whitening method is found by
most people to be the most effective because the trays cannot slip off your teeth and the gel cannot rub
off while you are wearing it because the trays stay in place.

Whitening toothpastes contain hydrogen peroxide that can help to remove the deeper stains on your
teeth by working with the light abrasives that are already in toothpastes. Whitening toothpastes will not
cause as much sensitivity to your teeth as a gel that is applied directly to your teeth will. However, they
will not whiten your teeth as much as other methods, but are effective in getting you one or two shades
lighter with regular use.

Consult with your dentist

Before choosing any teeth whitening products you should consult with your dentist. They can help you
decide which at home methods will give you the best results depending on the condition of your teeth.
They will also be able to go over the whitening methods that they can offer, such as veneers and
professional whitening methods.

Compare Costs

Depending on what you are willing to spend, or what you can afford to spend, one option of teeth
whitening products may be better for you than another. While most at home products can cost as little
as $10, getting whitening treatments at the dentist can cost a couple of hundred dollars per treatment.

In the end, choose the teeth whitening products that will best fit your lifestyle and budget. Once you get
your teeth to a whiter shade be sure that you keep up on maintaining that by cutting down on the foods
and drinks in your diet that cause teeth stains. Once you get your white smile, you should keep up the
maintenance by occasionally using teeth whitening products to keep your teeth white and bright.

				
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