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And there are several options for teeth whitening, the type that you’ll find at a store, a grocery store or pharmacy. Most of those are whitening strips, and patients sometimes will complain a sensitivity or unable to keep them in their mouth or they’ll fall asleep with them, and they just don’t seem to like them as much. They’re also not as strong as what you can get at a dental office. We do offer the white strips and they’re a more affordable option, and for some people that’s all they need and they’ve used them before and get along with them okay.
The best option for teeth whitening is a custom bleach tray, which we take impressions for the patient in office and then custom make them an upper and lower tray. The material that we use for the whitening has very little, if any, sensitivity, it also is very effective as far as how long you have to wear it. We start you wearing it twice a day for 10 minutes each time. And then after two weeks, we check where you are shade wise and then evaluate and decide the best path moving forward on, if you want to get your teeth whiter.