Done by a dentist in a clinical setup
Done by you, after being provided with
materials and instructions for the same.
These strips can be applied to the teeth and left for an hour or two before being peeled off. Some of the gels are dissolvable and does not require peeling. You can use strips as and when need be. The gels of the strip act as the cleansing agent and give your teeth the desired whitening. It is also advisable to rinse your mouth thoroughly after strips have been removed.
If your teeth are affected from surface stains then this is the best option to achieve sparking white smile. These toothpastes contain minute crystals and healthy chemicals that whiten your teeth.
An alternate to mouthwash but contains whitening agents. Easy to use and as all you need is to use it for about a minute or two. However, for best results you should swirl and rinse your mouth slowly ensuring that the whitening agents of the rinse get enough time to act over your teeth.
These trays are basically like tooth guards and fit over your teeth set. It is filled with whitening agent and when it is used the gel gets smeared over the teeth and starts the whitening process. However, the trays available over the counter may not be exact fit and therefore you can even ask your dentist to fabricate one as per your teeth set.
When you are at the dental clinic, the dentists thoroughly investigates the teeth set and assess the procedure that will be best for whitening your teeth. In most of the cases dentists use customized trays containing bleaching solutions. In some of the cases additional catalytic agents and even light and heat is used by the expert dentists to offer you the best teeth whitening results.