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Want A Brighter Smile Without Spending A Bomb? Here’s What To Look For In A Teeth Whitening Kit

If you choose the right product, teeth whitening is easier than you think.

While we all want a bright smile, some of our favourite vices (hello coffee and red wine) can actively work against us, slowly staining teeth with each sip. If, like us, you’re not ready to shake up your lifestyle in the pursuit of a whiter smile, the good news is that it is possible to achieve a sparkling white smile at home without spending a bomb. The trick? Choosing the right product. Here’s what you need to know.

Supermarket Teeth Whitening Products: Do They Actually Work?

If you want to brighten your smile without putting down your life savings, supermarket products are the obvious solution. But the question is: do the teeth whitening products found in supermarket aisles actually work? Like most things in life, the answer is kind of complicated. Some do, some don’t… So it pays to do your research beforehand.

Beware of short-term solutions: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Many products offer instantaneous stain removal using purple-tinted formulas that work to neutralise yellow stains. Here’s the thing: while this format might offer short-term benefits, results are unlikely to last beyond a day or two. Professional grade ingredients are required for longer-term results. Which brings us to our next point…

Look for professional grade ingredients: True teeth whitening requires a bleaching agent like peroxide in order to provide the same medium to long-term results achieved by professionals. The White Glo Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit contains a blend of phthalimidoperoxycaproic acid (PAP), natural enzymes and peroxide to provide noticeable results from the first treatment. This product was developed by Australian dentists to mimic the same treatments that are normally reserved for the dentist’s chair without creating any unwanted sensitivity.

“I confidently recommend the White Glo whitening kit to my patients,” says Dr Aodhan Docherty, one of Australia’s leading cosmetic dentists. ”It utilises the same trusted whitening ingredients and advanced technology found in professional dental treatments.”

Opt for a format with proven results: While peroxide does its job of lifting stains and yellowing from the surface of the teeth without abrasion, red and blue light spectrum technology can accelerate results. White Glo Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit comes with a light up tray that turns off automatically after 10 minutes, helping you time each treatment. Using blue and red light in conjunction with the peroxide-based gel triggers a chemical reaction that activates the whitening gel, causing it to work faster and accelerate the whitening process.

White Glo’s Professional White Whitening Toothpaste and Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit. (Image: Supplied)

How To Use White Glo Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit

Ready to get started on your journey towards a brighter smile? Here’s exactly how to use White Glo Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit at home.

Step one: Apply the whitening serum to the universal-sized mouth tray provided.

Step two: Place the tray in your month and hit the on button to activate the blue and red lights.

Step three: Go about your business and wait 10 minutes for the tray to work its magic.

Step four: That’s it! You’re done. Rinse your mouth with water and continue on with your day.

After the treatment, try to avoid any coloured food or drinks, such as coffee, tea or coloured soft drinks (sorry), as well as red wine or tomato-based sauces (sorry again) for at least three hours.

To double down on results, use White Glo Advanced Teeth Whitening Kit consistently for 14 days. From there, you can take a one week break and follow with another 14 day treatment if you want even whiter teeth.

For day to day maintenance, add White Glo’s Professional White Whitening Toothpaste to your daily routine to ensure your pearly whites stay pearly white.

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