Bethany Stewart of Bethany Stewart Dentistry

We all want to look our best for ourselves, our family and those who are important. Other than wearing the right clothes and using the right perfume, we also need to ensure our teeth are clean and white. The easiest way to do so is acquiring teeth whitening services from a reputable dentist in Dallas. Cosmetic dentistry can help you look your best but there are certain misconceptions surrounding it. Here is a closer look at the top 3 misconceptions:

1.    The Effects of Teeth Whitening do not last

Possibly the biggest misconception surrounding teeth whitening services is the effects of it do not last long. In truth, the effects of a good teeth whitening service can last up to 12 months. The misconception surfaces only when people do not take good care of their teeth. Acidic food and beverages, and staining food and drinks such as sodas, wines, coffees and teas even more so, can quickly eat away at your teeth and cause you to see stains in as little as a month.

As such, the effects of professional teeth whitening last easily up to a year if you practice good oral hygiene habits.

2.    Professional Teeth Whitening is Overpriced

With the price of your average teeth whitening kit being up to $50, it is understandable why many people assume professional teeth whitening is overpriced. However, regular (non-professional) kits provide white glows that last up to 2 months. As such, you spend up to $300 a year and plenty of time too. Further, the “regular” store bought teeth whitening kits have lower strengths delivering limited results.

Professional teeth whitening services in Dallas are usually as affordable as $300; so you end up paying less with better results. As such, most professional teeth whitening services are very competitively priced.

3.    Regular Kits are more Effective

Regular teeth whitening kits have improved and they now offer a better glow for longer. However, since you apply the solution yourself, there will always be teeth that seem whiter than the other. As such, you gain an uneven glow when you smile.

Therefore, a professional tooth whitening is far more effective, because dentists ensure every tooth is sufficiently and evenly whitened. Additionally, for teeth that are more than 20 years old, professional strength teeth whitening has much better results.

If you want your teeth to sparkle a pristine white every time you smile, talk to your Dallas area dentist about their teeth whitening services. Make sure you ask about the prices, payment plans and how long the effects of their teeth whitening service will last. For more information, feel free to contact Bethany Stewart Dentistry at (214) 368-4100.

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