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Little Rock Tooth Whitening ... What Choices do You Have?

little-rock-tooth-whitening-01When it comes to Little Rock tooth whitening, you have three basic  choices.

In office tooth whitening - done in your cosmetic dentist's office. A lot of people like this choice because it's safe, fast, and the most effective. The downside is it's the most expensive.

Your dentist can use shade charts to find the right shade of white for you. Your teeth can be whitened up to 10 shades in about 45 minutes. This is usually done in 3 sessions lasting about 15 minutes each.

We have a good friend who is a dental hygienist who highly recommends this procedure. She says it's much more effective than any other method. She also says if we would cut back on our tea and coffee drinking, we wouldn't have to worry about it as much.

I don't know about you, but I think the tooth whitening may be the best choice for me. I don't think I can live without my coffee in the morning!

At home tooth whitening - If you really hate going to the dentist's office, this method might be the best for you. As you may guess, the most effective home tooth whitening kits are available by prescription from your cosmetic dentist. These are the only kits that have the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance.

This type of Little Rock tooth whitening kit has stronger whitening agents than the store bought kind. They're also more expensive.

The teeth whitening kits available over the counter in stores are less expensive. They may contain trays with a gel similar to the prescription type. Other types use whitening strips you place directly over your teeth.

These are usually applied several times over a 5-14 day period. Not as effective as office whitening, but if your teeth aren't badly stained, and you want to save some money, it might be good enough.

Whitening toothpaste - The American Dental Association(ADA) has a seal of acceptance program that includes tooth whitening toothpastes that have special chemical and polishing agents. These do provide extra stain cleaning effectiveness, but unlike bleaches, they won't change the basic color of your teeth.

You can find these by looking for the ADA Seal of Acceptance on the packaging.

Click here for more info about Little Rock tooth whitening.

One of these methods of Little Rock tooth whitening should work for most people. But sometimes teeth can be so discolored that none of the types of tooth whitening help. If you feel this might be your problem, dental veneers may be the best solution.

Click here for more info about dental veneers.

Clich here for help choosing a Little Rock cosmetic dentist.

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