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Do you have any friends who’ve had their teeth whitened by a dentist, as opposed to just buying the kits from the local store and doing it yourself at home? If so, you’ve probably wondered why they opted for a whitening appointment when there are so many over-the-counter whitening options.

The truth is that professional whitening has some serious advantages over DIY whitening. Let’s take a look at what some of those are.

It’s more effective

While over-the-counter options are definitely more convenient since you don’t have to schedule an appointment, they’re not as effective as in-office whitening is. This is because Dr. Adam Hodges has access to whitening gels that are far more powerful than what can be bought at the store.

Keeps your gums safe

It’s easy to fill the whitening tray a bit too full and end up with some whitening gel on your gums. If you’ve ever done this before, you know how painful it can be. When you have a professional whiten your teeth, your gums are safe and you just have to sit back, relax, and let the whitening gel do its work.

Single appointment

Often, you can get your teeth whitened to your desired shade in as little as one appointment. Unless you have deeply stained enamel, professional whitening is a lot quicker than doing it at home.

If you’re ready to whiten your smile and change your appearance, give us a call today at 662-453-5536 to schedule an appointment.