There are plenty of teeth whitening options, including over-the-counter teeth whitening strips and professional in-office whitening treatments.
How much does teeth whitening cost? The cost of professional teeth whitening can range as high as$650, depending on the treatment type. In this article, we'll look at the cost of teeth whitening and help you decide if teeth whitening is right for your child.
Is Teeth Whitening Right for My Child?
Teeth whitening should be approached with caution and is not recommended for children who do not have all of their adult teeth. Even children who have all of their adult teeth can be at risk for developing tooth sensitivity issues where the teeth become very sensitive to extreme temperatures and hot or cold food and beverages.
Teeth Whitening Options
If you decide that something must be done about teeth discoloration, there are several teeth whitening treatments available:
Whitening strips—strips that contain a whitening gel and are wrapped around the affected teeth
Whitening toothpaste—special toothpaste that whitens teeth after constant brushing
In-office teeth whitening procedures—treatments from a dentist using ultra-violet light or bleaching
The best way to approach teeth whitening for your children is to first speak with a dentist—perhaps one of the kid-friendly dentists at Kool Smiles. Our dentists are knowledgeable and friendly and can help determine what kind of treatment would be best for your child.
We have over 120 offices located around the country and have extended weekday and weekend hours. Find your nearest Kool Smiles location or give us a call today to set up an appointment.
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