How to use teeth whitening
How to use teeth whitening
Teeth whitening is becoming more and more popular, as the price of in office treatments can range from £199-£1500, we appreciate that these prices are out of most peoples budget. So how to use teeth whitening to your advantage? As you should all know by now, Think Bizzle and Smile offer cost effective professional gels that can be used for home use.
But what’s the process, how would you use teeth whitening to get the best results with safety in mind?
Teeth whitening gel can be applied directly to the tooth, with the use of a cheek separator to keep the gel from touching the soft tissue areas. This is an approach often used by dentists and beauty salons. Cheek separators can also be purchased online, for a reasonable price, however the majority of home use kits use teeth whitening trays as cheek separators, does exactly what it says on the tin, but this also includes stretching skin. Now I have used these before, and having your cheeks parted for an hour is not the most comfortable thing in the world….
How to use teeth whitening trays
Why are teeth whitening trays used mostly when it comes to at home kits? In the early days participants would have to pay top whack for custom made trays made within a lab. However these days you can buy Thermoforming Trays, which are also known as boil and bite. In essence, they should be called boil, bite and suck because that’s exactly what you have to do to get them to form imprints of your teeth. Once boiled, the trays can be placed in the mouth after a few seconds, and then moulded.
So how to use teeth whitening gels?
This again is purely down to preference, if you opt for teeth whitening trays you can apply directly to the tooth with a cotton bud, or directly into the trays. Bizzle’s favourite is the first option, as the application is much more even and you are less likely to get gel on your gums, which should be avoided.
If you would like to know how to use teeth whitening gels to get the best results, Dental professionals suggest the following.
10% Carbamide peroxide can be used for 2-4 hours once or twice daily; this strength can also be used overnight with professional fit Trays only. However for beginners dental professionals recommend 1 hour.
22% Carbamide peroxide for the first time should be used for 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on tooth sensitivity. Thereafter the gels can be used for 1 hour, up to twice daily, however not consecutive sessions.
For best results and the whitest smile 20-30 sessions should be completed. So now you should know how to use teeth whitening products like a pro.
Until next time, Always think Bizzle and Smile.