Comparing Professional and At-Home Teeth Whitening Treatments

When it comes to teeth whitening in Edmonton, people often find themselves trying to decide between two options: to whiten their teeth at home using an over-the-counter whitening kit, or to visit a West Edmonton dentist such as Westmount Dental Centre for a professional teeth whitening. At-home whitening products often claim to deliver results, but are they really the best option for you? If your teeth have lost some of their shine and you're looking to reclaim your bright smile, then it's important to make an informed decision.


At-Home Whitening Kits

People often turn to at-home whitening kits after trying to whiten their teeth with products such as whitening toothpaste and whitening gums. Unfortunately, just like toothpastes and gums, at-home whitening kits are not highly effective for deep and dark tooth stains. Many people don't notice any results.

At-home whitening kits do work for some people with mild staining. However, it typically takes several weeks before results are noticeable, which means that whitening kits are not a good option for people who need to whiten their teeth in a short period of time, such as for a wedding. Additionally, whitening kits can also cause gum sensitivity, which leads many people to stop their treatment before they see any results.

Professional Teeth Whitening in Edmonton

For results that you can see, choose teeth whitening treatment at an Edmonton dentist instead. As highly trained and educated professionals working in a professional setting, Edmonton dentists are able to use stronger and more effective bleaching agents which can whiten even the toughest tooth stains. For the safety of consumers, over-the-counter products simply cannot contain comparably strong bleaching agents.

Getting your teeth whitened at a West Edmonton dentist will also deliver much quicker results. You'll notice a difference in the shade of your teeth after just one treatment, and it likely won't take many treatments to achieve your desired results. Plus, treatment sessions are quick and don't require a huge time commitment, allowing you to get back to your day once you're finished.

Another reason why people prefer visiting Edmonton dentists for teeth whitening treatments is that the results are usually far longer-lasting than what you'd see with over-the-counter products. As long as you practice good oral hygiene and steer clear of staining foods and drinks, you may not need to have your teeth whitened again for up to a year or longer.

Edmonton Dentist Providing Cosmetic Dentistry Services

If you're looking for quick and effective teeth whitening treatment in Edmonton, then the dentists at Westmount Dental Centre are here to help with Spa Dent teeth whitening. By using a special LED light to activate a whitening agent, the Spa Dent system can successfully remove the deep tooth stains which have been holding you back from smiling. You'll notice significant results right away and you won't have to deal with any sensitivity after the treatment either.

To find out more about teeth whitening and cosmetic dental services in Edmonton and whether it's right for you, just contact Westmount Dental Centre today.

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