Are you consideringteeth whiteningto help reinvigorate a smile tainted by discoloration? Professional, in-office teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure in the world today. Unlike home-use systems that incorporate low-dose bleaching agents, in-office whitening takes place under carefully monitored conditions which allow for the safe, controlled, pain-free use of a relatively high concentration of bleaching gel – yielding results that are visible immediately.
When it comes totooth-whitening, you've got two options: in-office-basedteeth bleaching, or at-home care. Bothtooth-whiteningoptions use peroxide-basedbleachingagents. At-home systems contain from 3% to 20% peroxide (carbamide or hydrogen peroxides). In-officesystems contain from 15% to 43% peroxide.
Produces fastest results.
This is the safest form of bleaching.
Gum and tooth sensitivity (formerly drawbacks to in-office bleaching) are more controllable today due to thicker peroxide gels (that don’t soak into the teeth as much as previous gels) and the use of desensitizers such as potassium nitrate and fluoride.