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Whitelily - General Dentist, Dental Clinic In Oakville, Burlington

Types of Teeth Whitening


Here at White Lily Dental, we use the three main types of teeth whitening or bleaching procedures, routinely used nowadays. They are:




The cheapest form of teeth whitening is accomplished by the use of various whitening products made available for the public which require no dental prescriptions. Toothpastes, whitening gels, whitening mouthwash rinses, strips, and pre-made teeth whitening trays are some of the most popular do-it-yourself whitening methods. However, not only are these methods largely ineffective, they are not always assessed for safety and tend to carry significant risks.



A much better alternative to cheap over-the-counter whitening products are the dentist prescribed home-whitening kits. The professionally dispensed kits offer a much more dramatic result than the mouthwashes and gels, and are at the same time, still quite affordable. The take-home-and-DIY kits incorporate easy-to-use low-concentration peroxide gels that are applied on custom-made whitening trays which resemble mouth guards, and are worn for few hours a day. This method takes precedence over the cheaper alternatives because the procedure poses little to no lasting risks.



For the brightest results, teeth whitening done by a trained professional has the greatest results. With in-office whitening procedures, patients can see the most significant amount of color change in the shortest period of time. This process involves the carefully controlled use of relatively high concentration levels of bleaching components, applied onto the teeth meticulously and carefully to provide maximum protection of the gums and oral mucosa.

Although teeth whitening is a low-risk procedure and is continually performed at home, it is a form of cosmetic dentistry which should only be performed ( execute)by or under strict supervision of a dentist. The dental procedures, in our clinic, are performed to exacting standards to prevent over-heating of the pulp during procedure, in order to protect pulp disintegration and avoid post-treatment pain. The professionally performed or supervised whitening systems are far safer for your enamel, and while they may cost more than their cheaper counterparts, a professional treatment is most certainly a worthwhile investment.

At White Lily Dental we strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Our dentists pay utmost attention to detail to ensure that the procedures used in our patient’s treatments are completely safe. Also the machine we use when it combines with the suitable whitening gel prevents the irritating pain in the teeth after the treatment that many patients feel.




We use the latest technologies to offer you the best possible dental solutions, including computer imaging with low-radiation X-rays. In addition, we offer advanced software to follow your treatment with paperless clinic. We’re glad you hand your dental health concerns to our skilled hands.



At White Lily Dental, our goal is to keep you healthy and to make you feel good about your smile. Our team understands that dental care can often be worrisome for some families. Thus, we provide you with extra time and care to make sure you are comfortable with your procedures and full treatment plan.



3075 Hospital Gate, Unit 209, Oakville, Ontario, L6M1M1

Tel: 289-837-2222

Fax: 289-837-4111


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