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Comparing Teeth Whitening Products

Comparing Teeth Whitening Products

Today, there are many ways to get a whiter smile that don't involve making a trip to the dentist and paying high prices for clinical whitening services. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to know which products to try but this guide will help to explain the different options, so that you can choose the right product for your needs.

The most popular teeth whitening treatments include:

1. Sodium Perborate Teeth Whitening Kits

Sodium perborate teeth whitening gels cause a chemical reaction with dental stains that helps to lift away discolouration. These kits typically include trays that you fill with the gel and then wear for a set period of time. Highly effective, the best teethwhitening gel kits can whiten teeth by up to 11 shades in just 14 days, and results can be accelerated with the use of LED lights that accelerate the chemical reaction.

2. Coconut Teeth Whitening Kits

Coconut teeth whitening kits work nearly the same as sodium perborate gels; however, they use a naturally derived whitening agent produced from coconuts to deliver results. The kits are a great choice for people who prefer a natural approach to oral care or who are concerned about the risk of temporary sensitivity that can come with sodium perborate kits. Coconut whitening gel is typically a little more expensive, but it is still highly effective.

3. Teeth Whitening Strips

Whitening strips provide a simple approach to whitening. These disposable strips are pressed onto the teeth to allow their ingredients to come in contact with stains and dissolve them. The ingredients in the gel that the strips are coated with are similar to teeth whitening gels; however, the strips may not be as effective at whitening the teeth as a conventional kit. This is because the strips can bunch up and shift and they may not evenly cover every surface of each tooth.

4. Teeth Whitening Pens

Teeth whitening pens contain whitening ingredients found in teeth whitening kits but allow you to apply the gel directly to stains. Pens are usually an impractical choice for all-over whitening because of their precision tips. These whitening products are better for touch-ups after treatments or for spotty minor stains.

5. Teeth Whitening Foams

Teeth whitening foams are another alternative to conventional teeth whitening kits. Free of hydrogen peroxide and sodium perborate, foams are extra gentle and can be used by people who want to whiten on a daily basis but don't want to risk sensitivity. Results may take longer to become evident when you choose whitening foams because they are not as powerful as whitening gels. The foams can also be used as a maintenance product after a complete course of whitening gel.

Here at, we stock a wide assortment of teeth whitening gels, whitening strips, whitening pens and whitening foams that meet all EU safety standards. We'd be glad to help you choose the best solution for your at-home teeth whitening needs. Contact us today for assistance with your shopping.