There are many different ways today to whiten your teeth. Below is a list of the common ways to fade and a brief explanation on how each method works so that you can decide the best way that works for you.
Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening
Charcoal is highly absorbent and can absorb surface bacteria, toxins and stains. Charcoal teeth whitener uses more natural ingredients compared to your tubes of toothpaste and presents impressive results. You brush it on like toothpaste for 3-5 mins and rinse. A simple, quick way to whiten.
Teeth Whitening Toothpaste
Cheapest method on the market which has a higher concentration of hydrogen peroxide compared to other toothpaste and is easy to use. It merely requires 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 each piece on the teeth and leave for around an hour every day 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 challenging to whiten in between teeth.
Dental and Laser Teeth Whitening
A professional in the clinic session is required to perform teeth whitening procedure. Teeth are soaked in the whitening solution, and a laser of led light is pointed at the teeth to activate the whitening. This treatment 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 that it is similar if not same solution that the dentists use without the hefty price tag — the whitening agent spread on the teeth with the mouthpiece 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.