Buyer Beware: Brighter Smile Products That Don’t Work

There are many of us who wish for a perfect set of pearly whites that can set off our smiles and help us look better. In recent years, there has been a real craze to have the whitest teeth possible, just like the celebrities. Frequently though, we fall prey to unscrupulous people who promise us the moon, especially if the product is available on sale or at a discount. The same goes for teeth whiteners.

It is an undeniable fact that dentistry can be expensive. Should you cut corners and buy teeth whitening gel on discount or on sale from Groupon or some similar seller? It is better to buy teeth whiteners from your dentist, because you never know what sort of chemicals or other ingredients have gone into off brand whitening gel. Once you start using it, there is no telling what complications it might lead to. However, your dentist will be aware of the ingredients in a branded teeth whitener, and also the likely reactions, if any. Read More »