With the bevy of over-the-counter whitening options available, having a whitening procedure performed at the dentist’s office may seem a bit redundant. However, the fact remains that it’s actually much easier, quicker, and efficient to get whitening done at the dentist’s office.
Let’s take a look at why that is.
It’s more effective
While over-the-counter options are definitely more convenient since you don’t have to schedule an appointment, they’re not as effective as in-office whitening is. This is because Dr. Mark A. Osenieks has access to whitening gels that are far more powerful than what can be bought at the store.
Keeps your gums safe
It’s easy to fill the whitening tray a bit too full and end up with some whitening gel on your gums. If you’ve ever done this before, you know how painful it can be. When you have a professional whiten your teeth, your gums are safe and you just have to sit back, relax, and let the whitening gel do its work.
Often, you can get your teeth whitened to your desired shade in as little as one appointment. Unless you have deeply stained enamel, professional whitening is a lot quicker than doing it at home.
As you can see, it’s a sensible thing to have your teeth whitened professionally. If you’re ready for a white, winning smile, call us today at (616) 453-0002 to schedule an appointment.