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With many teeth whitening methods available on the market, it is best to study these options and consult your dentist to see which product is best suited to your case. Not all methods deliver the same results, nor are they ideal for all patients due to the specific needs of every person. Moreover, some methods and whitening agents are not safe.
You Should Avoid this Whitening Product
Many of us have been made to believe that purchasing whitening and bleaching agents over-the-counter, at the supermarket or online are safe, but they can have adverse effects. Some of these products can hurt your gums; worse, when ingested, bleaching agents can cause digestive and gastroenteric problems.
Home treatments like baking soda and lemon soda are not safe either, as they are highly acidic and abrasive, which can damage our teeth's outer protective layers.
People turn to these solutions mostly because they are inexpensive. But with the possibility of causing damage, you are at risk of spending more money on more severe health problems.
Quick Results with In-Chair Treatment
One of the safest whitening methods is the treatment done in the dentist’s chair. The in-chair treatment provides a comprehensive dental consultation that first establishes the right kind of treatment for you. A dental professional then performs the treatment and exercises safety precautions throughout the process.
The great thing about in-chair treatments is that all you need is one appointment to see visible results. If you do not have sensitive teeth, the in-chair treatment may be the choice for you.
Prescribed Do-It-Yourself Treatment
If time is not of the essence or you are looking for a cheaper alternative, your dentist may prescribe home treatment kits that are safe and simple to use in the comfort of your home. These self-administered treatments are carried out in multiple sessions and can take several weeks before providing results.
This treatment is safe for people with sensitive teeth and low pain tolerance.
In-Chair and Home Treatment in Townsville
Casey Dentists has a team of dental practitioners who specialise in teeth whitening in Townsville. Our services will help you achieve a healthier, happier and more confident smile.
Our in-chair treatment uses the Zoom 3 Advanced Power Whitening System that delivers immediate results that turn your teeth up to seven shades lighter. The session only takes two hours with our hygienist and dentist.
For teeth-whitening done at home, we have dentist-prescribed bleaching trays that are aligned with your desired results. Our whitening agents are safe and effective in removing stain particles that discolour teeth. When you schedule a consultation with one of our dentists, you will receive a highly personalised treatment tailored to your requirements.
Our team promises the highest standard of customer service where you will be welcomed into a warm and comfortable environment that will make you feel at ease.