Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is More Effective Than Store-Bought Products

Teeth WhiteningThe common claim that professional teeth whitening is no different than teeth whitening products purchased at the store is nothing more than a bald-faced lie. While people desire perfectly white teeth, there seems to be some confusion as to how to achieve this goal.

When reviewing the different approaches to teeth whitening, many people find that professional teeth whitening is vastly superior for a variety of reasons. Here is a look at why teeth whitening performed at the dentist's office is more effective than teeth-whitening products in the store.

Professional Versus Store Bought Teeth Whitening

A Dentist is well-trained, knowledgeable and trustworthy

There is a stark contrast between attempting to apply a teeth whitening solution at home in a DIY manner and teeth whitening performed at the dentist's office.  Some of those who attempt DIY teeth whitening end up accidentally damaging one or several teeth or other portions of the mouth.  Alternatively, a professional knows how to whiten the patient's teeth in a completely safe and effective manner.

A dentist also understands the nuances and merits of the many teeth whitening solutions available on store shelves. Thus, patients need to rely on a dentist for teeth whitening to avoid needing to waste money on store-bought solutions. Even if store-bought whitening solutions state they are effective, they will hardly change the teeth in comparison to a professional's service.

Professional teeth whitening provides faster results

It takes as little as one whitening treatment at the dentist's office to see legitimate results.  In fact, this appointment will take an hour or less. The patient will walk out of the dentist's office with lovely white chompers that the patient is proud to put on display in social situations.  There is no need to use a seemingly endless number of teeth whitening products from the store for weeks or months when the dentist can whiten the teeth in a single visit.

Results that last

Teeth whitened with home treatments do not stay white for nearly as long as teeth whitened by a professional dentist. The patient needs to take a moment to think of all the time and effort he or she will have to invest to repeatedly apply teeth whitening solutions. There is no sense wasting time and energy when it can take less time at the dentist's office.

Professional teeth whitening produces bright teeth that stand the test of time.  Patients can eat and drink the foods and beverages they love without having to worry about whether consuming such tasty treats will require another round of DIY at-home teeth whitening.

Professional teeth whitening can even save money

The lasting results of professional teeth whitening also have the potential to save you money.  Though most professional teeth whitening treatments cost more than alleged solutions on store shelves, you won't have to spend money at a high frequency when you take the professional route.  This lasting treatment is applied at infrequent intervals while store-bought teeth whitening products must be purchased and applied at a high frequency.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with us, call (408) 676-5321. Our dental office is located in San Jose. Call Dennis Baik, DDS today.

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