You’ve likely walked by teeth whitening treatments in the pharmacy section of your grocery store or glanced at pamphlets in your dentist’s office lobby. Teeth whitening can be performed at home or in the dentist chair but there are things to look out for.

THERE ARE SOME COMMON QUESTIONS PEOPLE HAVE WHEN IT COMES TO TEETH WHITENING AND THIS ARTICLE WILL ANSWER THEM.

Is it bad to get your teeth whitened?

Sensitive teethNo. it is not bad to get your teeth whitened. It is possible to overdo at-home treatments and you should be on the lookout for sensitivity, bleeding or swelling comes (before or after the treatment) and tooth color changes. Look out for increased transparency of teeth or blue-like coloration around the edges. These are warning signs to consult your dentist immediate about.

 

How often to whiten teeth?

As there are many different at-home treatments (using various methods and chemicals), as well as dentist provided options, the answer varies. Carefully read all instructions on the whitening kits and consult your dentist to confirm. Every mouth is different, and it is best to seek the advice of your dental provider when it comes to whitening frequency. For simplicity, in-office whitening takes the guesswork out of the equation and provides the longest lasting results.

All teeth can be whitened in order to achieve the vibrant smile you’ve been looking for. When it comes to whitening your teeth, it is best to be cautious. Overdone teeth whitening can cause pain, damage, and further complications. Consult the professionals at Loop Dental today to answer all of your teeth whitening questions. After a consultation, they will recommend the best course of action. Some patients prefer kits provided by their dentist (to use at their leisure) or in-office treatments, but the whiter results speak for themselves. Contact Loop Dental’s professionals today to smile bigger tomorrow.