There are numerous teeth whitening products on the market that can effectively brighten ones smile. Just about every one of them can be purchased over-the-counter or ordered online.
The internet makes it possible for individuals to check out a wide variety of products and easily compare prices. Teeth whitening products are often available at the lowest prices online. Another great thing about buying online is that it is possible to read the reviews of whatever products a person is considering before spending their hard earned money on a particular system or kit. It is very difficult to get such feedback when buying locally.
Choosing the perfect teeth whitening product will differ from person to person. Individuals will have to decide for themselves which product is right for them. Below, is a brief review of several of the most popular types of teeth whitening products so that persons have a better idea of what is available to them.
- Tooth Strips: Whitening strips have become very popular in the last few years. People tend to like them because they are fairly inexpensive, especially when compared to professional cleaning, easy to use and non-invasive. For some individuals, going to the dentist is not only costly but it can be embarrassing. Many people would rather whiten their teeth themselves then let someone else see how bad of shape their teeth are in. Whitening strips working by getting rid of stains underneath the enamel. Users may need to keep them on for hours over a period of several weeks or overnight for several days. It will depend on the product being used.
- Tooth Whitening Kits: These tend to be a little more invasive then strips, though not much. Kits may include some type of mouth guard that the individual fills with whitening gel. The kit may come with a special light, similar to that used in a dentist’s office, that will shined on the teeth. The cost of one of these kits is typically more expensive then strips. The former can be found in ones local store. However, perhaps the best place to look is online. The internet makes it possible to read other people’s comments about a particular product. Individuals can also typically purchase kits for much cheaper then they could offline.
- Tooth Paste and Mouthwash: Certain tooth pastes and mouthwashes have whitening properties. These typically work very slowly and help to get rid of surface stains. These types of products are typically not very effective for tough stains or those beneath the enamel. However, they may be more effective when used in conjunction with other more powerful treatments.
- Gels: Bleaching gels are another option. They are often available in syringes and placed directly on the teeth. The more bleach a gel contains, the pricier it will be and the more it will whiten the teeth. Individuals must me careful when purchasing bleaching gel, as it can cause damage to their teeth if not used correctly and the teeth may become increasingly sensitive. To combat this, it may be necessary to follow up an application with desensitizing gel.