There are many products on the market for teeth whitening from gels to strips and in between.
If you are hesitant to purchase one of the products sold in stores speak to your dentist to see what he or she recommends.
Safe teeth whitening
There are safe teeth whitening products on the market and of course, you can visit your dentist twice a year for a checkup and cleaning.
When it comes to safe teeth whitening listen to your dentist as he or she knows any issues with your teeth and gums that may keep you from using teeth whitening products.
Types of whitening
There are four basic types of teeth whitening products which are;
- Strips or gels
- Dental cleaning and whitening
Which one will work best for you is hard to say as each person is different and has different issues with their teeth such as;
- Thin enamel
- Gum disease
How often should you whiten your teeth
You should see your dentist twice a year for checkups and teeth cleanings.
Teeth cleanings will help keep your teeth clean and bright.
Generally, cleanings or whitening from the dentist will last about 3 months or so. If you wish to whiten in between those appointments speak to your dentist first.
Is there anyone who should not use teeth whitening
There are some people who should not whiten their teeth and those people consist of;
- Under the age of 16
- Pregnant women
- Those with sensitive teeth
- Thin enamel, bare roots, cavities, or gum disease
- Crowns, fillings, or other restorations
Also, you need to have reasonable expectations on whitening or you will be disappointed.
There are dentists who do natural teeth whitening Markham which will take all the anxiety and worry out of whitening your teeth.