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Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening options can vary in terms of application method, effectiveness, and whether they’re done at home or in a dental office. Here’s an overview of common teeth whitening options:

In-Office Professional Whitening:

Procedure: Conducted by a dental professional.

Process: A highly concentrated whitening gel is applied to the teeth, sometimes activated by a special light or laser.

Duration: Typically completed in one or two visits.

Effectiveness: Offers immediate and noticeable results but may require additional home application.

At-Home Professional Whitening Kits:

Procedure: Provided by a dental professional, but used at home.

Process: Custom-fitted trays are filled with whitening gel and worn for a specified period, usually a few hours a day or overnight.

Duration: Results may take a week or more to become apparent.

Effectiveness: Can achieve significant whitening results, especially with longer use.

Over-the-Counter Whitening Products:

Types: Whitening toothpaste, strips, gels, pens, and rinses are available without a prescription.

Process: These products contain lower concentrations of whitening agents than professional options and are applied according to package instructions.

Duration: Results may take weeks to become noticeable.

Effectiveness: Can provide modest whitening effects, particularly for mild discoloration.

Before starting any whitening treatment, it’s crucial to consult with a dentist to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy and to determine the most suitable option for your needs. They can also provide guidance on proper usage, monitor your progress, and address any concerns or side effects.

What we offer at Patheodent

Opalescence Go:

Opalescence Go is a convenient, ready-to-use whitening treatment. It comes in prefilled, disposable trays that adapt to your teeth for a comfortable fit. This option is often preferred for its simplicity and ease of use.

Opalescence PF:

Opalescence PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride) is a professional teeth whitening gel that you can use at home under the guidance of your dentist. It comes in various concentrations to suit different needs and sensitivity levels.

Opalescence Boost:

Opalescence Boost is an in-office whitening option that offers immediate results. It involves the application of a powerful whitening gel by a dental professional, followed by activation with a special light. This option is suitable for those looking for quick and noticeable whitening results. At Patheodent, for the best results, we recommend the in-office whitening to be followed on with a week of at home whitening

Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste:

Opalescence also offers a whitening toothpaste that can be used daily to help maintain and enhance the results of professional whitening treatments. It helps remove surface stains and prevent new ones from forming.

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