In the onslaught of new and improved formula of whitening toothpaste advertisements one is forced to ask the question if they actually work. Do they promise to do all that they claim? So here’s what a few people who have used the toothpastes that claim to whiten and brighten teeth have to say.
The stains of tea and coffee are not removed by using whitening toothpastes. In fact while repeated use over a long period of time will lighten them, they do not disappear. The milder ones might become invisible to the naked eye, but the harsher ones will not budge.
If on the other hand you have had professional teeth whitening done by your dentist, the results will be maintained better and longer with the help of whitening toothpaste rather than a normal one. The whitening agent in the toothpaste is essentially a mild bleaching agent and helps to scrub away recent stains before they get a chance to settle in.
So if you expect to dazzle people with the perfect set of white teeth a visit to the dentist to get professional whitening treatment done is a better bet than wasting your energy, time and effort with whitening toothpastes.
That perfect movie star smile of your favourite actor is not natural. Just like they use make up on the face to improve the visual effect on camera, they use a treatment on the teeth to make them look that way. So it is not natural, but totally artificial and can be done on any set of teeth, even on yours.
What is this secret in a dentist’s arsenal called? It is known as professional teeth whitening. Maybe you have heard of it and have a vague idea about what it entails. What tooth whitening does is makes the old stains and discoloration of the teeth go away.
This reveals a set of white dazzlers that leaves the people wondering about the million dollar smile of the film actor. If you have the money to pay for the treatment that could be your lovely smile that friends and family are talking about.
Just make sure that you go to a professional who knows what he is doing. Remember it is a set of chemical processes that the dentist must use on your teeth, and if you go to a local quack instead of a qualified professional you may end up regretting your decision.