Studies have shown that both professional and at-home teeth whitening systems can produce the same whitening effect but the difference is that at-home teeth whitening systems is time consuming whereas the professional teeth whitening systems is very expensive. But t
he best teeth whitening system for an individual depends on factors like availability of time, his temperament, and how much money he wants to spend on making his teeth whiter.
Some individual who leads a busy life style consider professional method of teeth whitening as the best teeth whitening system because in spite of being costly, the whitening effect is seen immediately. Moreover the whitening is accomplished in just a few appointments with his dentist.
The most recommended professional whitening system nowadays is the laser teeth whitening system. According to most dental experts laser teeth whitening system tops the line of other cosmetic remedy for whitening teeth. In laser teeth whitening system the dentist starts by applying a clear lightening gel over the teeth. Then a laser light is emitted by special devices, which cause the crystals in the gel to suck up energy coming from the light. The gel penetrates into the teeth's enamel that generates whitening results. Minor discomforts are noticed during the process and it usually lasts for 2 to 3 hours depending on the severity of the discoloration. Consequently, the teeth will lighten up to 7 to 8 shades lighter than the usual teeth color after the process is over.
Argon laser treatment can also be used to accelerate bleaching process. Argon laser bleaching is effective for dark stains as well as deep gray or blue discoloration, but the disadvantage is that it leaves the teeth extremely sensitive.
Laser teeth whitening are less expensive as compared to other cosmetic treatments. The usual price ranges from $600 to $1,000 and lasts for twelve to eighteen months. Few dental experts recommend the dental patients to repeat the process once or twice within a year to get a more lasting effect and super bright pearly white teeth.