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Your Teeth Whitening Options

Published by Brian Homann DDS

A bright, aesthetically pleasing smile can work wonders for our self-esteem. Thankfully, teeth whitening is a minimally invasive and relatively low-cost procedure, with immediate results that can last for months if appropriately cared for. However, in 2019, there are a variety of options for those looking for teeth whitening in Elk Grove Village, including professional in-office teeth whitening, custom take-home trays, and over-the-counter teeth whitening products.

Professional Teeth Whitening in Elk Grove Village

To professionally whiten your teeth in-office, a dentist will first apply a special whitening gel to the surface of your teeth. This gel typically takes between 15 to 30 minutes to absorb into the enamel of your teeth. Once absorbed, the gel gently bleaches away any deep-rooted stains and discoloration.  In-office teeth whitening works the fastest. For those looking to get a bright smile quickly for an event or an important business meeting, this is a great option. However, this method is the most sensitive and can wear off the fastest.

Custom Take-Home Whitening Trays

Custom take-home whitening trays are a great option for many patients because they can be customized to fit your individual needs. If you choose, you can wear these trays overnight with certain whitening products, requiring minimal alteration from your typical routines. Finally, these take-home trays typically have the least sensitivity and can also be used at a later date for easy touch-up bleaching.

Over-the-Counter Whitening Strips

Over-the-counter whitening strips are a good option for those looking to be cost-effective, as they involve a very small investment and can be found at most supermarkets. However, these methods can be the most cumbersome to use.

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If you have any more questions related to teeth whitening in Elk Grove Village, take-home whitening trays, or over-the-counter whitening strips, contact our office today!

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