Are Whitening Strips effective for Teeth Whitening?
Are Whitening Strips effective?
In a previous post we talked about how easy and convenient it would be if Whitening Toothpaste worked. You’re already brushing, so adding a Whitening component would be perfect, right?
Unfortunately, convenience doesn’t always translate into effectiveness.
The question isn’t whether Whitening Strips work or not. They do. The question is whether or not they’re effective enough to be worth your while.
Here’s the skinny…
Goldilocks Loves Home Teeth Whitening Trays
Here’s a story to help you appreciate the benefits of Home Teeth Whitening Trays…
Are home teeth whitening trays “just right” for you?
Remember Goldilocks and the Three Bears?
Goldilocks found that by sitting in each chair, sampling from each bowl of porridge, and lying down in each bed, she discovered that in each case, Baby Bear’s size and portion was “just right” for her.
As a Toronto Teeth Whitening Dentist, I’m like Goldilocks in that I find that of the 3 main choices for Teeth Whitening, one’s too hot, one’s too cold, and one’s just right.
Laser Whitening is too hot. It’s fast aggressive and that can create extra pain on top of the extra cost. Some people don’t mind the heat and want it extra fast.
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Best Whitening Toothpaste?
Ever notice how many brands of Teeth Whitening Toothpaste there are? Seems every brand offers multiple versions that Whiten Teeth.
“Is Whitening Toothpaste a good choice?
That means it must work, right? Why else would they all be selling it?
So if it works, then which is the best Whitening Toothpaste to buy?
As a Toronto Teeth Whitening Dentist, I have some alarming news for you.
Let me first tell you a little story about the toothpaste market… Years ago, Colgate came out with the “Pump” as a unique dispenser for toothpaste.
Crest was the market-leader by a long shot at the time and scoffed at this concept of this bulky dispenser to replace the conventional tube of toothpaste. They reasoned that the formula for toothpaste didn’t change at all, only the packaging.
They were certain it would be a flop and they didn’t counter it.
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“Does it work?”
What are the best Teeth Whitening products?
I asked that very same question when I first heard about Teeth Whitening. That was way back in the mid-90’s, when Teeth Whitening was in its infancy. I think it was called Smile Bleaching at the time.
As a Toronto Cosmetic Dentist, I was excited to see something come along that was so simple and could improve smiles for so many people. I was eager to find out for myself if Teeth Whitening really worked.
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What is Destination Dentistry?
Basically, Destination Dentistry involves traveling to a location to undergo extensive Reconstructive or Cosmetic Dentistry. You may do some sightseeing along the way, but your trip is centered around your health care.
The Illusion of Destination Dentistry…
Cosmetic Dentistry can lend itself to that model of care. You can fly in and within a few days head back home with a new smile.
This concept of Destination Care isn’t new. The Cayman Islands were long considered a place to go for your Plastic Surgery. That way you could spend your recovery time away from the prying eyes of your neighbors and friends.
The surgical fees weren’t any lower in the Caymans. In fact, quite the opposite. You paid a premium for world-renowned doctors, and it was all about discretion. Go on a vacation to the Caribbean Islands and secretly have your surgery done. You would return home healed and refreshed and no one would be wiser.
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