Does laser teeth whitening always work?

Being happy with your appearance can give you an added confidence boost beyond measure. One simple way to enhance your appearance and to give yourself a fresh makeover is whitening your teeth.

Over time our teeth change colour and lose their brightness due to age, eating habits, smoking, and even medications. There are many ways to brighten teeth that are safe and effective. One of these ways is laser teeth whitening – but is it right for you? Let’s find out.

What is laser teeth whitening?

Laser teeth whitening is an effective way to brighten and whiten your teeth without causing any damage to the tooth’s enamel surface.

The laser procedure is done by a professional dentist and can not be performed at home. After the dentist has protected your gums, they will paint a bleaching product onto the surface of your teeth. A laser or light is shone onto the teeth to activate the teeth whitening chemical. The light is intended to speed up the whitening process, and help you achieve brighter, whiter teeth fast.

How is laser teeth whitening different from bleaching?

The main difference between the two procedures is speed. Laser whitening can usually be done in one dental appointment and is completed in about 30-90 minutes. You’ll walk out of the dentist with your teeth shining at their optimal white.

Traditional bleaching methods require patients to wear a tray in their mouths, that contains a gel that goes over their teeth. This procedure can take two to three dental visits or can be done at-home over the course of a couple of days.

Can I get the same results with at-home whitening kits?

At-home teeth whitening kits are an affordable and convenient way to achieve shiny white teeth. Truth be told, there isn’t a teeth whitening kit on the market that can offer results as fast as a laser procedure, but you also won’t have to take out a personal loan to give it a go.

Our Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit contains two whitening pens that minimise wastage and ensure a mess-free application, rather than messy gel trays.

Every night before bed, you simply paint-on a thin layer of the tooth whitening gel onto your teeth, put the LED light into your mouth and wait for 10 minutes. Rinse and repeat this again for another 10 minutes and you’ll see great instant results. If you keep up this routine every night for five nights, while at the same time avoiding red wine and coffee, difficult stains will be removed and you’ll have shiny white teeth.

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