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Whitening Kits

Teeth Whitening Strips & Gels

  • Stick strips to your teeth once a day
  • The best teeth whitening strips in the UK
  • No bleach and safe to use

 

Teeth Whitening TraysTray-Based Whitening Kits

  • Easy to apply
  • Gum-shield application kit
  • Peroxide free
  • Cost effective solution
  • No bleach

 

Best Whitening Toothpastes 2015 UKBest Whitening Toothpaste

  • The best stain removal toothpastes
  • Excellent for smokers
  • Safe for all to use, peroxide free
  • Great addition to your daily oral health hygiene routine

 

Teeth whitening mouthwashMouthwashes

  • Use daily to prevent stains on teeth
  • Safe to use
  • Preventative rather than whitening
  • Helps protect tooth enamel

 

Below you will find a little more detail about each of the 4 categories above.

1. Strips and Gels

Easy to use, affordable and cost-effective, many people opt for some form of strip or gel because they are stronger than toothpastes and mouthwashes but not as involved as the tray-based approach.

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Cost

  • Inexpensive compared to professional treatments
  • Similar in cost to tray-based method
  • Ranges from approx. £10 to £15 for 28 days’ worth

 

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Advantages

  • Use as and when required for the desired shade of white
  • You get 28 days’ worth in one pack
  • Less potent in chemicals as compared to tray based treatments
  • Good for those with possible sensitivities to chemicals

 

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Disadvantages

  • May need to use many times in order to whiten the teeth sufficiently
  • Can become tiresome to repeat the process everyday
  • May not be as effective as a personalised approach at the dentist


Click here for strips and gels product recommendations.

 

2. Teeth Whitening Toothpaste

For those who want a hassle free, low risk treatment and who do not already have too much staining on the teeth, a whitening toothpaste is an ideal way to go. It’s especially useful for maintaining a white smile after a more intensive treatment.

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Cost

  • Inexpensive as you would use a toothpaste anyway
  • Ranges from approx. £3 to £8 per tube
  • Will be slightly more expensive than regular toothpaste

 

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Advantages

  • No additional steps involved, simply change toothpastes
  • Relatively risk free with no sensitivity issues
  • Many flavours and types available to choose from

 

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Disadvantages

  • Not overly effective as they are not that strong
  • Daily use of certain chemicals may be something you want to avoid
  • If only treatment type being used the effects will be low
  • Prolonged use required to see any effects

Click here for recommended toothpastes

3. Mouthwashes

A simple and cost-effective treatment for daily use at home as part of your normal teeth maintenance routine, both morning and night.

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Cost

  • Inexpensive and can replace usual mouthwash
  • Ranges from approx. £0.50 to £3 per 100ml

 

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Advantages

  • Use daily with no extra effort if already using a mouthwash
  • Very low risk as treatment is low in strength
  • Has added benefits associated with all good mouthwashes

 

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Disadvantages

  • Low strength whitening product so may not work well
  • Requires daily or twice daily use so may become a burden
  • The taste of the mouthwash may not be to your liking


Click here for mouthwash product recommendations

 

4. Tray Based Whitening

A treatment type that is most commonly associated with being done at the dentist, this teeth whitening method will be more effective compared to all other treatments if used correctly.

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Cost

  • Relatively inexpensive compared to dental treatments
  • Ranges from approx. £9 to £39
  • Different strengths and kits can be chosen

 

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Advantages

  • It can be done from the comfort of your own home
  • The cost is significantly cheaper than the dentist
  • You can perform the whitening as and when required

 

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Disadvantages

  • You may not feel confident enough to perform the treatment
  • One treatment is not as effective compared to the dentist
  • Many applications of the chemicals may be required
  • There is a risk that something goes wrong


Click here for recommended tray based methods

 

If you want to read more about teeth whitening at home, click one of the above links, go back to the home page or check out this Wikipedia article: