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Easy ways to whiten your teeth

Having your teeth whitened doesn’t have to happen only in a dentist’s office. Treatments can be done safely and effectively in the comfort of your own home. 

There are several options offered for this procedure. Most are simple processes and only require a few minutes a day. 

Whitening toothpaste: There are many options when it comes to toothpaste. Those that work on whitening teeth have ingredients such as, hydrated silica and hydrogen peroxide.

Whitening Strips: Whitening strips are another option that can be used at home. Most of these strips come with the gel already on them. You place the strips over your teeth and press firmly down. After wearing it for a few minutes, you take off and throw the strips away. The kit provides simple instructions. This is an option that is easily accessible as an over the counter item from any local drugstore.

Teeth Whitening Trays: Teeth whitening trays have become more popular in the past few years. There are online companies that will make a mold of your teeth and then send you a tray with whitening gels. This whole process is done completely at home. All the information and materials are included in the kits. 

Teeth Bleaching: Bleaching teeth is normally done in a dentist office, because of the chemical used for the procedure. This is the most effective and longest lasting way to whiten teeth. It also gives that extra safety component when using whitening chemicals.

Some preventive actions to keep your teeth whiter are by avoiding drinks that have a tendency to stain. Also, drinking out of a straw is a good way to avoid any staining effects on your teeth. 

There are several options starting from low cost to higher cost procedures. It’s always best to do some research and see what is best for your budget and lifestyle.