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4 Advantages of Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kits

Who doesn’t want a dazzling white smile? If you are like most people, you’ve probably tried countless over-the-counter instant teeth whitening products with little to no success. Luckily, take-home teeth whitening kits offer a convenient, effective, and affordable solution to achieve that sparkling smile you’ve always wanted. 

What are Teeth Whitening Kits?

Teeth whitening kits are products designed to remove stains and discolouration from teeth, giving them a brighter and more attractive appearance. They typically include a whitening gel or solution containing hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide as the active ingredient and a mouth tray moulded to fit your teeth. The tray is filled with the whitening gel, and you have to wear it for a specified amount of time to achieve the desired smile. These kits are a convenient alternative to in-office treatments, as they can be used in the comfort of your own home and still provide impressive results. 

How Do At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits Work?

Teeth whitening kits typically work by using a peroxide-based gel or solution to break down stains and discolouration on the surface of the teeth. Great Alpine Dental offers fully customised take-home teeth whitening kits exclusively designed for each patient. The process only involves two visits to the dentist’s office.

During the first visit, your dentist will take an impression of your teeth using a mould. This mould is then sent to a dental laboratory to prepare custom-fit trays for your teeth. The second appointment is when you receive your trays and other products to perform the whitening process at home.

To use the kit, you fill the custom trays with the whitening gel and place them over your teeth. You may have to wear the trays for a specified amount of time suggested by your dentist, according to your teeth whitening requirements. Your dentist may advise you to use the trays for 2-3 weeks to achieve optimal results.

Overall, a teeth whitening kit is a safe and effective way to brighten and enhance the appearance of your smile and may bring an even better outcome when it is custom-made just for you. 

4 Advantages of Take-Home Teeth Whitening

While everyone wants a bright, white smile, not all teeth-whitening methods are created equal. Take-home teeth whitening kits offer several advantages over other options, including:

1. Remove stains while whitening teeth

Removes stains while whitening the teeth: Unlike some other teeth whitening methods, take-home kits not only whiten your teeth but also help to remove stubborn stains caused by coffee, tea, red wine, or smoking. The active ingredient in the gel penetrates deep into the enamel to break down the stains and reveal a brighter, more vibrant smile.

2. Easy to use

Take-home teeth whitening kits are incredibly convenient to use. Once you receive your custom trays and whitening gel, you simply need to fill the trays with the gel and wear them for the recommended amount of time each day. You can even do other activities while wearing the trays, such as watching TV or doing household chores.

3. Lower risk of sensitivity compared to in chair whitening

Many teeth whitening products can cause sensitivity or discomfort, particularly when used too frequently or in too high a concentration. However, take-home teeth whitening kits use a lower concentration of the active ingredient and custom trays help prevent the gel from coming into contact with your gums, reducing the risk of sensitivity or discomfort. Plus you have the option of slowing it down or pausing whenever necessary. Always follow your dentist’s instructions.

4. Safe to use at home

Since take-home teeth whitening kits are custom-made under the supervision of a dentist, when used correctly, they are a safe way to achieve a brighter smile. The peroxide content is adjusted according to your teeth whitening goals and your oral requirements for maximum comfort and the desired results. 

Get Your Custom Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kit Today!

To sum up, take-home teeth whitening kits offer numerous benefits, including safety, convenience and effectiveness, and are great for those with sensitivity issues. However, it is important to maintain good dental hygiene and limit the intake of coloured food and beverages in order to achieve optimal and long-term results.

At Great Alpine Dental Advanced Aesthetics and Implants, our team of capable dental practitioners endeavour to provide our patients with bespoke teeth whitening solutions 100% tailored to their individual needs and goals. We have designed our take-home teeth whitening kits to deliver the best possible outcome while also being gentle on your teeth and gums. Having us by your side, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest level of care and attention that you truly deserve. 

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