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Confused About All The Teeth Whitening Products Services Available?

So you've come to the conclusion that your teeth need some TLLC (Teeth Laser Light Cleaning). After years of consuming foods like red meats and curries containing high concentrations of food dye, drinking red wine, tea and coffee and smoking cigarettes, there is little wonder why your teeth look dis-coloured or even yellowish in appearance. But, which teeth whitening services products on the market today should you be investing your money in to order to get a Hollywood A-Lister smile?

With so many different so called teeth whitening products services out there, how on earth are you supposed to know which one is best for you? Part of the problem is that every single product or service promises the same thing. They all promise to make your teeth whiter than white with the minimum fuss. effort and side effects.

Some are cheap, some are expensive. One thing is for sure....if you get this wrong, you could find yourself being ripped off or even worse, you could end up causing long term damage to your teeth.

Researching the Teeth Whitening Industry

When I first started out in the teeth whitening industry, I did my due diligence coupled with weeks of research and discovered that lots of teeth whitening products services failed to deliver on their promises. In addition, they fail to inform you of the side effects or give you information on what could go wrong if you do not follow instructions precisely.

In one case, a particular product I ordered didn't even come with instructions! I mean, come on! What was I supposed to do? Guess how to apply the potentially harmful gel to my teeth. Needless to say, I binned it.

My situation was different to most. I was researching the industry to investigate the competition. I wanted to know what I would have to do in order to provide a superior service that provided guaranteed results. I had to know what lengths I would need to go to so that I could beat the competition. Fortunately for me, I soon discovered that the majority of the competition either incompetent or unable to fulfill their claims and promises.

Off-The-Shelf Teeth Whitening Products Services

Anyone getting their teeth whitened should be particularly diligent and careful with off-the-shelf teeth whitening products services. They tend to have varying results from one brand to another and some are blatant scams. You will find many of them to be relatively inexpensive and all will claim to whiten your teeth quickly and effectively.

The truth of the matter is that whilst a handful of these products will whiten your teeth to a certain degree, the ones that do work only tend to take your teeth back to their natural shade without all the staining and dis-colouring. This is no good if you are truly looking to get a Hollywood A-Lister smile.

Off-the-shelf products include the following:

  • Whitening Toothpaste
  • Teeth Whitening Trays
  • Teeth Whitening Strips
  • Teeth Whitening Gels

Laser Teeth Whitening

Back in the days when teeth whitening was first practiced, it was confined to dental surgeries and only a qualified dentist could perform the procedure. However, these days, since being recognised as a cosmetic procedure, the treatment is now offered by qualified teeth whitening technicians on a mobile basis or at tanning salons, hairdressers and beauty parlors.

Laser teeth whitening is by far the fastest, most effective method of teeth whitening. Treatment time is only 1 hour compared to 2-3 weeks for the off-the-shelf products. Also, the effects are long lasting. Most people treated with the laser teeth whitening treatment will enjoy a bright, white smile for at least 1 year to 18 months depending on the individuals eating habits.

Many people are opting for mobile laser teeth whitening these days. Being able to get your teeth whitened in the comfort of your own home in less than an hour is a preferred option for many. Not only are you in the hands of a qualified professional who practices the procedure regularly, the laser light technology used is able to whiten your teeth beyond their natural whiteness.

Laser Light Teeth Whitening Technology

It is the use of the laser light that activates the teeth whitening gel on the teeth and also accelerates the process. The laser light manipulates and activates the teeth whitening agent in the gel which then produces oxygen. This oxygen penetrates the small pores in the enamel on the surface of the teeth. It is the oxygen that removes all the staining and brightens the teeth.

As the laser light uses a form of UV light, a protective face cover should be used by your technician and they will also ensure that your eyes are protected with the use of either goggles or glasses. It is very important that these are used and if your technician does not practice these protective measures then questions should be raised.


It is without question that having an unattractive smile can have a negative impact on your career success. 74% of people agree that your smile contributes to your chances of being successful. Your smile is also an important social asset. The opposite sex are attracted by a nice white smile and it is considered by both sexes to be sexy feature. Those who get their teeth whitened report immediate surges in self confidence and a great happy feeling. It is the same feeling experienced when you have your hair re-styled or when you go out and buy a new outfit.

Taking care of how your teeth look and how your teeth are perceived by others should not be overlooked. Doing your due diligence before choosing the teeth whitening products services best suited to your situation and your budget is extremely important if you want to benefit Hollywood smile. Laser teeth whitening will have the most dramatic effect on your teeth and apart from a little tooth and gum sensitivity for a couple of days after the procedure, their are absolutely no side effects.

The procedure itself is painless and trouble free. Just make sure you don't eat 12 hours before your treatment and make sure the technician is suitably qualified and uses techniques recommended by the British Teeth Whitening Association if you live in the UK.

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i like to your article

  about 9 years ago

Thanks a lot for the valuable info! I am going to perform a laser whitening soon and your article just cleared up all the doubts I had about it; it is indeed the best and most definite method. Thanks Craig.

  about 1 decade ago

No problem Pedro. Incidentally, how is the promotion of your reverse phone look up service going. My site is doing really well!

  about 1 decade ago

Its better than ever! I am doing my IM in part-time so the growth is a bit slow, but within due time I will arrive were I want to be. I would need some advice so if you don't mind, I would like to make you some questions regarding your website. Is it ok?

  about 1 decade ago

Hi craig are you still whitening teeth.

  about 8 years ago

Hi Pedro, That's good to hear. Well done mate. Your questions and suggestions are welcome. I will answer as best as I can.

  about 1 decade ago

Thanks Craig...I have actually tried the OTC products and the best one I find is the whitening pen - least expensive as well...mostly it's just hydrogen peroxide - your site confirms my findings. I only wish I could afford the laser techniques - being cosmetic, my dental won't cover it.

  about 1 decade ago

Hi AnneMarie, \My product is actually peroxide and chlorine free. The product is known as B-Zero and is now the new way to whiten teeth without bleaching them. This is great for us in the UK as the law is getting strict in terms bleaching products and there is talk that new legislation will come into force soon that will prevent non-dentist practitioners of teeth whitening from performing the procedure if they are using bleach, peroxide or chlorine products.

  about 1 decade ago

Thanks for clearing this up for me, I always wanted more info on it but was too lazy to look it up, lol

  about 1 decade ago

No problem Mark

  about 1 decade ago

Good information, thanks!

  about 1 decade ago
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