So there are many different ways today to whiten your teeth. Below is a list of the common ways to whiten and a brief explanation on how each method works so that you can decide the best way that works for you.
Coconut Charcoal Teeth Whitening
Charcoal is highly absorbent and is able to absorb surface bacteria, toxins and stains. The long term effects however my result in weakening the enamel of the teeth. You brush it on like tooth paste for 3-5 mins and rinse. Simple quick way to whiten.
Teeth Whitening toothpaste
Cheapest method on the market which has a higher concentration of hydrogen peroxide compared to other toothpastes and is easy to use. It requires simply brushing daily. It takes longer to see results as it is an ongoing treatment and only removes surface stains.
Teeth Whitening Strips
Strips are simple to use and require you to place strips on the teeth and leave for around a hour everyday for 5-14 days depending on the strength. They only remove surface stains but are inexpensive in the short term. The only issue with these is it is difficult to whiten in between teeth.
Dental and Laser whitening
A professional in clinic is required to perform whitening procedure. Teeth are soaked in whitening solution and a laser of led light is pointed at the teeth to activate the whitening. This takes about an hour but the results are instant. The procedure can cost on average around $200 or more.
Dental Grade Home Teeth Whitening Kits
They are the best home teeth whitening kits on the market. The reason is because it is the similar if not same solution that the dentists use without the hefty price tag. The whitening agent is placed on the teeth with the mouth piece that is attached to the led light for around 45 mins to 1 hour. The results are instant and you should only need to whiten once a month for maintenance.