In-office teeth whitening is typically the least expensive and the most straightforward cosmetic option for patients who want to improve their smile. While teeth whitening obviously isn’t going to fix cracked, damaged, or broken teeth, it can drastically improve the smile of patients whose primary issue are stained teeth.
At-Home Whitening Process
Many over-the-counter products are available for whitening teeth without dentist supervision. The whitening gel in over-the counter products can leak out of ill-fitting trays causing irritation to your gums, as well as not whitening as efficiently as custom trays. Custom trays made by your dentist will fit your mouth and bite exactly and are the most effective and safest whitening treatment according to the American Academy of Comestic Dentistry.