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Getting teeth whiter at the dentist can cost anywhere from $500 to $1000 per session, with getting a touch-up within six months costing the same amount. For some this is an added expense that simply is too much to pay. The other alternative is to use a home-based teeth whitening kit. The cost is relatively cheaper, running from $25 to $40.
It can be really hard to decide on which product to use. Especially when it seems like there are literally hundreds of different products all claiming to whiten and to brighten your teeth. While most teeth whiteners are harmless, there are some that can actually damage the enamel on your teeth, especially if you leave it on longer than you should.
While looking for the perfect whitening product it helps to know that there are three basic teeth-whitening systems that are available for use at home. There are systems that rely on strips, trays, and paint-on whitener, with each one having good and bad qualities.
To discover which type of product that you like best, it may take some testing on your part. Even though your friend may enjoy using the trays, you may find that the paint-on works best for you. It really ends up being a matter of personal choice.
No matter which type of product you choose it is important to see a dentist to determine if your teeth and gums are healthy enough for a home teeth whitening kit.