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September 14 2010

How Do Teeth Whitening Trays Work?

How Do Whitening Trays Work?

Teeth whitening is very popular now a days, there are so many types of whitening,  there are two major types of whitening, there is over the counter products that can be used at home. And then there are products that can only be used in a dentist office. Some over the counter products include, Toothpastes, mouth washes, gels, and strips, but also a whitening tray, which for the first few times can only be used in a dentist’s offices but then later in the process can be at home, and this product is the most popular.

 What is a whitening tray?

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A teeth whitening tray is a mouth-guard like tray that is filled with peroxide based bleaching solution.  When you have the whitening try you can wear it for a few hours, but you must keep the process of this going for several months.   There are three major types of whitening trays that are now available, one of these trays is disposable, and this is because the tray is made up of flimsy material. This tray is configured to just be used once.

The next type, has many advantages to it, one of the advantages is that the bleaching gel, is ready for you, you will not have to do anything by hand The teeth whitening bleach gel can be a fuss and a mess, so that is illuminated. It also meant that this type is actually custom-filled, which means that it will have consistent and has the exact amount of the bleaching gel. Remember that since these are generic trays they will not fit perfectly.

The second choice would be the non-disposable teeth whitening tray made of a rubber material that can easily conform to the shape of your mouth more efficiently than the first option. This type of try comes with a tube of teeth whitening gel, which means that you will have to insert it to the top and then the bottom of the tray before you decide to wear it. Since these trays are both bigger and also wider, than it will be easier to fit the teeth easier. The down side of this type of tray means that you will have to work a little harder; to first insert the whitening gel in to the tray, and also since the tray is not disposable that means that you will also have to clean it after use. You of course can dispose of the tray and get a new one after several uses, when you start to notice that they try has become stretched and worn, this would be a good time to get a new tray.

The last type of tray is the custom fitted teeth whitening, This kind of tray is nice but will cost you more You can purchase directly from a dentist. This is the most expensive type of tray bit it is also said to be the most effective you the price would be worth it. The tray is custom fitted to your mouth to ensure the most effect is working in the whitening process.

 All the three types of whitening trays are available online; buying is a very good idea because you can not only save time, but you can also save money and of course energy. However you can also get groovy discounts on the deals on whitening products. However the third type you will need to pay your dentist a visit so the dentist can custom fit the tray to you’re mouth

When you are choosing the type of whitening tray you will want to make sure that you are looking at in the right place to purchase your tray you will want to make sure that the place you are going to purchase the tray and whitening gel from a reliable save place. If you do not do so your product may not have the same effect , and may not help your teeth color, and also you will need to make sure that you follow the instructions because if you fail to do so you may not have any improvements in your teeth color.