The Benefits of Choosing Professional Teeth Whitening

A bright and beautiful smile is one of our most desirable cosmetic goals. Everyone wants to have that smile that exudes confidence. Because of this, teeth whitening has grown in popularity in recent decades. It has also grown in popularity due to the increase of teeth whitening products in the market. 


But with all the products hitting the market, it is much more likely to get poor results from harmful products. If you want perfect results from teeth whitening, it is best to see a dentist about it. You will most likely know which products will work best. You may also decide to have the procedure in-office and leave with your million-dollar smile.


So, what are the benefits of choosing professional teeth whitening over home-use products? Read on to learn more.


Whiter, Brighter Smile


One of the primary reasons why professional teeth cleaning is the best option is the result. As mentioned earlier, the market is flooded with home-use whitening kits. Most of these have the basic idea of how whitening works but lack comprehensive knowledge. 


When you go to a dentist for teeth whitening, they will start by analyzing your oral health. They will examine your teeth's state and determine why your teeth may be discolored. They will then choose and recommend the most effective treatment for your condition. 


Your chosen method will be used to its full potential to bring out that bright white. The dental hygienist will advise you on what to do to maintain the results for much longer.


Faster Results


Most home-use teeth whitening kits require a long time to work, if they work at all. They can take up to several weeks to go through the whole treatment. 


A professional cleaning job, however, will take only an hour to complete. A dentist has all the equipment and latest technologies to help them perform the treatment as quickly and effectively as possible. 


Better Oral Health


Another critical advantage of getting professional teeth whitening procedure is better oral health. When you choose a home-use kit for whitening, your oral hygiene does not change. If your teeth have plaque or tartar, they will still have it after the treatment. Your oral health does not improve.


In professional tooth whitening, oral health is the first thing they will look at before proceeding. The hygienist will first clean your mouth if you have any plaque or tartar on your teeth. They will eliminate all the tartar and ensure your mouth is healthy. After ensuring that your teeth and gums are good, they will perform the whitening procedure.


Long-lasting Results


Professional tooth whitening procedures deliver better results that last a long time. Most whitening kits available in stores cannot guarantee long-term results. If they work, your teeth will be white for a few days or weeks, and you will return to the same old condition.


Professional teeth whitening procedures are efficient, delivering results that will last months. Because of the technology and advanced techniques, the effects of the procedure will be visible even when you get back to your diet. You can make them last even longer by avoiding foods that stain the teeth.

For more on the benefits of choosing professional teeth whitening, visit Glacier Dental at our offices in Anchorage, Alaska. Call (907) 222-6000 to book an appointment today.

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