Most individuals dream of showing off the perfect pearly white smile, yet it is a hard task for many to successfully achieve. Our team at Comfort Care Dental offers several cosmetic treatments designed to improve the appearance, including professional teeth whitening. However, there are cheaper alternatives to teeth whitening in the form of strips. Before using teeth whitening strips, our team urges you to read through the following information.
Teeth whitening strips are made up of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide that is in gel form on a thin plastic. The strips are applied on the teeth for a period of time which allows the gel to go through the teeth and bleach the enamel. They can be used for a period of two or three weeks. Despite the appeal, there are several issues to consider prior to use including the following:
If you are interested in using whitening strips, then we encourage you to first speak with a member of our staff. They can help you to see if a professional teeth whitening treatment may be a better option for your smile.