With so many options, selecting a whitening gel can be overwhelming. Based on questions we get asked every day, here is our quick guide to help you select a whitening gel for your individual needs.
Step 1: Choose Ingredient
There are a many, however, select an ingredient that is safe, and proven to whiten:
Whitens just as quickly as most peroxide gels.
Ideal For: Users with sensitive teeth or wanting a peroxide free alternative
Step 2: Choose Strength
Remember 1% Hydrogen Peroxide = 3% Carbamide Peroxide.
Step 3: Choose Brand
Always select a professional brand recommended by dental professionals. The House of Mouth™ stocks the world’s leading professional gels so you know they are both safe and effective.
When choosing a suitable whitening it is important to also consider:
All whitening gels require appropriately fitting whitening trays. Custom Fit Trays are the recommended tray for all professional whitening gels.
Every brand has different size syringe (read the product description). To start, purchase enough for 14 treatments, you can purchase more refills as needed.
Be realistic and select a gel based on your sensitivity levels. Manage Teeth Whitening Sensitivity by reading our tips here.
Some brands offer flavour variations e.g. Melon, No Flavour. This a great alternative for those who do not like mint.
Sometimes, it can take time to determine which gel is the right fit for your requirements. If you are not happy with the results, consider another brand/gel or discussing your options with us.
What gel will give me the fastest results?
All the professional gels we stock provide equally effective results. 6% Hydrogen Peroxide or Peroxide Free Gels have the quickest wear time from 30mins/day e.g. Poladay 6%, Zoom Day White 6% and Bleached!
Do you stock stronger gels?
Yes, however, gels excessing 6% Hydrogen Peroxide and 18% Carbamide Peroxide will require an Issue Appointment before dispensing.