Best Whitening Practices Debunked
There are many teeth whitening trends you might have heard of or even tried. But many are not safe for your teeth (or they don’t provide long-term solutions). Why are some of these not the best whitening solutions for your teeth? You can make a more informed decision by reading the facts below.
Facts about DIY Whitening Trends
These are some trends that you may have heard about. We hope this information steers you towards solutions that will be good for your wellness and prevent any damage to your beautiful smile.
UV Whitening Lights
The effect of UV whitening lights is temporary, and can dry out your teeth. This can lead to shade relapse and more work in your self-care regimen.
Purple toothpaste creates an illusion rather than addressing the core problem. The colour offsets teeth yellowing on a shallow surface level.
Teeth Whitening Pens
The upside to teeth whitening pens is that they're great for touch-ups between tray or in-office whitening treatments. So you can take better control of your smile.
With charcoal toothpaste, the irregular shapes of the charcoal shards stick in between teeth. Plus, it can be abrasive enough to damage the outer enamel.
If you select a brand that has very low abrasion without the addition of peroxide, it will optimize the surface whitening of your teeth. We recommend Opalescence™ Whitening Toothpaste in Original Cool Mint.
What Makes Your Teeth Whitening Effective?
Take a closer look at the ingredients in our products that make your teeth whitening effective.
Hydrogen Peroxide ignites the whitening process in your teeth.
Frequent between-meal consumption of foods high in sugars and starches can promote tooth decay. Xylitol may reduce the risk of tooth decay.
H2O offers hydration and more comfort to the patient.
Potassium Nitrate & Sodium Fluoride
Our products contain Sodium Fluoride and Potassium Nitrate to enhance the formula.
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There are a lot of whitening brands out there. Many are effective, but are they safe? The Opalescence™ teeth whitening line has been studied more than any brand on the planet and has a product that will help you obtain the brighter smile you desire.
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