Teeth whitening is being the most effective way to improve discolored teeth. Currently, teeth whitening can be done in many ways. Each method has different advantages. We can divide the main teeth whitening procedure into teeth whitening at the clinic and teeth whitening at home. Let’s see how each teeth whitening method works and see which method is right for your needs.
In-office Teeth Whitening
In-office teeth whitening is a procedure that can be performed at a clinic by a dentist. Nowadays, Zoom teeth whitening is a method of whitening teeth that does not damage the dentin. Patient can see the results of the differences right after one visit. It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. However, after whitening with the Zoom system, you may also need to use the teeth whitening kit at home as well for a longer lasting whiteness. For some people, teeth sensitivity may occur after treatment.
Home Teeth Whitening
For those who are not convenient to visit clinic for In-office teeth whitening. They can choose Home teeth whitening. There are various methods and not as difficult as you think. This will help you have long-lasting white teeth as well. Let’s see how we can whiten teeth by yourself at home:
To get a Home bleaching kit, you will need to meet the dentist for an initial oral examination. Then the dentist will take impressions of your teeth for making the whitening trays. The trays are customized for the shape of your teeth. When the whitening trays are finished, the clinic staff will teach you the basic usage methods. The whitening trays come with two syringes of whitening gel. Before using, it is recommended to brush your teeth. Apply the gel on the trays and wear the trays according to the duration recommended by the dentist. After finished, remove the trays, brush your teeth and clean the trays. The whitening gel can be stored in the refrigerator for next use.