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Why Professional Teeth Whitening is a Smart Choice

Today, professional teeth whitening technology offers many benefits that are hard to ignore. As a matter of fact, those who have stained

Why is Professional Teeth Whitening a Smart Choice?

discolored teeth and are looking for a brighter more attractive smile, need to look no further than modern professional teeth whitening. there are many options available on the market. Teeth whitening can be done at home, however, it is professional whitening that offers the most effective solution. In short, there is no substitute for teeth whitening by a professional dental care provider [1].

A Curing Lamp to Activate The Gel

A Curing Lamp to Activate The GelProfessional teeth whitening treatment is thorough and complete. Those who perform teeth whitening at home often find that the end result is not what they had hoped, and in many cases very uneven. Some teeth end up appearing more white, while others will still show stains and discoloration [2]. A dental professional will typically apply whitening gel in a very even and orderly way to each and every tooth. In addition, your dental care provider will use something known as a curing lamp to activate the gel. This helps to further support uniform levels of brightness when whitening teeth.The Treatment is Much Quicker and More Convenient

The Treatment is Much Quicker and More Convenient

While the whitening solutions sold in drug stores do indeed contain a limited amount of whitening agent, the whitening gel used by professional dental care providers offers a much stronger and more effective solution. It is this stronger solution that ensures that stains and discolorations will be removed. As an added bonus, when having whitening done by a dental professional, the treatment is much quicker and more convenient. While home teeth whitening systems require multiple applications over an extended period of time, your dental care provider can complete the procedure in a dental office in usually just about one hour [3]. Contact your dentist in Tigard, Dr. Rashidi at Washington Square Dental today to learn more.


[1] Teeth Whitening Without the Hassle 
[2] Effects of Diet on Dental Health and Periodontal Disease
[3] Why Bother With Teeth Whitening Anyway?