Nowadays, most of the people are simply awed by the fantastically shiny, bright and straight set of teeth that the celebrities have. Cosmetic dentistry has earned itself a nice place on the podium and it is becoming more and more popular even among people who live on an average income.
Why is this so? Because cosmetic dentistry has become more affordable, and innovative products/ devices that can be used at home are also increasing in number.
For instance, the teeth whitening kits have become quite important items on the shopping lists of both men and women. Some years back, cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening especially has been reserved only to those who were wealthy, and if an average person wanted white & bright teeth, it would have cost him a fortune.
However, the question is still there…are these teeth whitening kits safe to use? At the beginning, of course there have been plenty of testimonials from customers who have used these kits, and all they managed to do was to damage their teeth.
Today, the industry has developed extremely, and these kinds of products need to undergo some very rigorous safety standards. That is to say, most of the teeth whitening kits available on today’s market can be used safely at home.
It is always extremely important to choose a quality product, one that you have already heard about that it gives good results, or one that is recommended by health specialists.
If you have extremely sensitive teeth, it is always better to talk the problem over with your dentist, and he will be able to redirect you towards the safest teeth whitening method in your particular case.
Each of these whitening kits promises you whiter, shinier teeth in a short period. For example, there are some kits that promise you teeth that are 11 shades lighter in only 2 weeks’ time, while you have to wear the mouth guard for only half an hour every day.
However there are teeth whitening treatments that require wearing the mouth guard for much longer (such as during the whole night).
Before buying any kind of teeth whitening kit make sure to run a thorough research and see what kind of products you are offered. Don’t forget to comparison shop, and if you feel insecure don’t hesitate to ask your dentist’s opinion on the matter.
Read online reviews made by real experts in the field, and purchase the respective product because you want to, and not because you liked the ad.