Many people want brighter whiter smiles but they may not understand the limitations or risks of the treatment. Before having your teeth whiten either with an at home kit or by a dentist, ask your dentist for a teeth whiten brochure.
Many dental office will be able to provide brochures on teeth whitening that explains the difference between at-home and in-office whitening. They will normally provide details the active ingredients and relative strengths of various products. The brochure will discusses possible side effects and cases when bleaching is not advisable, as well as show before and after photos of teeth whiting services.