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3 Reasons Professional Teeth Whitening Is Right for Your Smile

October 7, 2021
Posted By: Nederland Family Dental
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When you walk into your local drug store, they bombard you with options for whitening your teeth. Bleaching strips, whitening toothpaste, and other teeth brightening options abound, so how do you know which one to choose?

Consider this before making your choice. Your Nederland dentist offers customized teeth whitening that you can do in the comfort of your home whenever it's most convenient for you. With custom whitening trays, you'll be able to brighten your smile at home within about two weeks, and then you'll have your trays handy, so you can use them in the future whenever you'd like to update your smile.

Here are a few other reasons professional teeth whitening may be the right choice for you.

#1 Custom Bleaching Trays Are Safer for Your Smile

Your dentist in Nederland uses impressions taken of your teeth to create sturdy plastic teeth whitening trays just for your smile. Custom trays provide a better fit keeping the gel snug against your teeth for the duration of your bleaching time. A snug fit means better results and less leakage of whitening gel onto your gums or soft tissues.

#2 Professional Teeth Whitening Delivers Proven Results

The whitening products that you find at the grocery store simply aren't as strong as the bleaching gel your dentist offers. This is to protect the general public from over-bleaching or harming their teeth and gums, but it also means that it may take longer for you to see results. You also may not be able to reach the shade you're looking for weaker bleaching products.

#3 Professional Bleaching with Your Dentist Is Safer for Your Smile

The industry has made significant advances in teeth whitening products, generally keeping them safe for most individuals. However, when you choose to whiten your teeth under your dentist's supervision, they can prescribe the right strength of whitening gel to help you reach your smile goals quicker. They can also provide support if you experience issues with tooth sensitivity.

Nederland Family Dental proudly serves our friends in Nederland, TX, and its surrounding communities of Beaumont, Port Arthur, Central Gardens, Viterbo, Port Neches, and Groves. We accept CareCredit to make it affordable and straightforward to get teeth whitening and other important dental services you need.

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