Whitening that is purchased in a drugstore typically comes in one size and strength that fits all types of teeth, yet everyone’s mouth is different. This can result in uneven whitening, some teeth appearing perfectly white, and other will still show stains. Professional whitening treatments ensure that each tooth is whitened evenly so that your entire smile retains the same level of brightness
The whitening products sold in stores only contains a small amount of whitening agent, and provide shade one or two shade brighter. Not to mention, these store whitening products also takes weeks or months to see any noticeable results. Professional strength whitening removes stubborn stains that store-bough kits cannot and you can even pick your shade of white to whiten your smile up to 10 shades is just one visit.
Most whitening treatments, especially trays and strips, are sold as one-size-fits-all. In reality, these rarely fit the majority of users, because each person’s smile comes in a different size and shape. Ill-fitting trays and strips are the biggest reason patients experience uneven whitening and sensitivity in the teeth and gums. Your dentist can protect your gums and create a custom whitening product reduce pain and sensitivity of teeth whitening for your own comfort.
Patients with yellowed or stained smiles tend to smile with their mouth closed, leading others to perceive them as unfriendly or lacking in self-esteem. Having your teeth professionally whitened will encourage you to present your best smile to the world, resulting in increased confidence. Patients find this increase in confidence helps them become more outgoing, and they generally perform better in job interviews and have better dates after having their teeth whitened.