Pros & Cons on Teeth Whitening Methods

April 5, 2017 by Dr Rahul Doshi

Teeth Whitening

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Teeth discolouration and stains can be an extremely unpleasant side effect of some food and drink we enjoy on a daily basis.

Luckily, there are ways to retain your teeth’s natural whiteness; people these days can choose between several teeth whitening methods, including tray whitening, strip whitening and laser technologies. Click here to find out about discoloured teeth.

Each of these has their own pros and cons, so read on to find out which one might be the best for you.

Everything you need to know about tray whiteningdiscoloured 1

Tray whitening is a relatively cheap and simple method that can be applied at home. It involves applying whitening gel into a mould that is shaped to precisely match your teeth. Teeth whitening can help stained and discoloured teeth. More information.

The mould is then placed over the teeth for as long as instructions say. While it is inexpensive and easy to use, the main disadvantage of this method is the length of time it requires – one week in certain cases – What Clinic explains. Check out before and after photos of our treatment.

The easiest method of teeth whitening

For those who have never tried to whiten their teeth before, strip whitening may be the most suitable option because it is the easiest to use. Discover cosmetic dentistry.

In order to whiten your teeth, you only have to apply the gelled side of the strip onto your teeth and wait according to the instructions. However it takes a very long time, sometimes up to two weeks, and strips tend to fall off easily.

Fastest way to whiter teethgaps 1

If you are looking for a faster way, laser whitening performed by a professional is the best alternative. It takes about an hour but it is also the most expensive option. See: Advantages.

Regardless of your chosen method, consulting a professional before you begin any treatment is recommended. Call us on 020 3740 3349.

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