We should be grateful to the current technology that now there are some professional whitening services for teeth offered by dental experts. Even so, it is always more comfortable and practical to white our teeth at home with ease. Moreover, DIY teeth whitening kits are cheaper than professional treatments. That is why the kits earn popularity. Although there are a lot of home remedies for whitening teeth, whitening strips seem to be the most widely used ones. One of the famous products is Crest Whitestrips. These strips are easy to find as they are sold in almost any nearby drug stores. You do not need to go seeing a dentist as there is no prescription needed to get these strips. What’s more, white strips are easy to use.
Crest Whitestrips contain bleaching formula which is peroxide. The yellow or stained teeth are bleached with the peroxide so they turn into white. Whitening strips are made of elastic material called polyethylene. It belongs to plastic type, but it is thinner and more flexible. The peroxide coats the polyethylene. When it comes into contact with the teeth enamel, it removes the stains from the enamel, restoring the white shiny teeth.
Whitening strips are the most widely-used teeth whitening because they have a number of benefits. People like using strips because they are cheaper than going to a dentist. Whitening strips are affordable because they are made of cheap materials such as peroxide and polyethylene.
In order to reach the best result, you should know how to use Crest Whitestrips in a proper way. It is actually very easy to apply the strips to the teeth. Basically, almost all whitening strips are used the same way but you need to always refer to the package directions as some of them can have slightly different instructions. The difference is usually about how long the strips are applied. Besides, it is easy to use whitening strips. It is, however, important to follow the direction on how to use them properly. Pay attention on the duration to leave the strips on your teeth and how often you should use them. A proper use will help you to get quick results. Generally the teeth begin to get whiter in about a week.
Before using Crest Whitestrips, do not forget to brush your teeth. Brush your teeth half an hour before applying the whitening strips. Brushing helps to remove the germs and plague. The presence of germs and plaque will make the strips work less effectively. Furthermore, if plaque and germs are trapped in your teeth, it will cause dental problems. Sometimes after white strips removal, excess gel is left on the teeth. You need to brush the teeth again to remove the gel right away after removing the strips.
There are some other important things to note when using whitening strips. Although Crest Whitestrips is safe to use, using it improperly will cause some problems. Have you ever heard that whitening strips can damage the gums? The strips can possibly damage the gums if they touch your gums. Although the chance is little, you need to be careful when applying the strips. It is also important to let your dentist know if you use whitening strips as everyone has different condition so that the treatment for their teeth can be different, too.