The Best Ways to Use Whitening Strips

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Are you about to whiten your smile with whitening strips in Payson, Utah? If so, good for you! You’re on your way to a whiter and brighter smile! However, that’s only if you properly use the product. So, to help you have the best whitening results possible, our dentist, Dr. Kevin J. Reece, is happy to give you the instructions you need to use over-the-counter whitening strips.

First, don’t brush your teeth before placing the strips. This will help the strips have a stronger hold on the teeth. When you apply the strips, just take the liner off and place the strip onto the teeth (with the gel side touching the enamel). Add pressure to the strip with your fingers and fold the remainder of the strip under and behind the teeth.

Second, follow the instructions on the packaging. The instructions will tell you how long to keep the strips on your smile and how many times a day to wear them. These instructions will vary depending on each product. This is because the whitening solution might be stronger or weaker than other treatments. So, make sure to read and follow the instructions on the treatment rather than assume it’s like your previous whitening treatment.

Would you like to know more about how to use over-the-counter teeth whitening strips? If so, please contact Kevin J. Reece, DDS at 801-465-4474 and talk to a member of our dental team. We are happy to give you the information and details you’re looking for!