Whitening doesn’t last forever
To help you make your choice, check with your dentist’s office. “We can tell you about the solutions and all the available products, so you can make an informed decision,” notes Lloyd. She adds that sometimes, simply improving your brushing technique or getting a professional cleaning (the general recommendation is every six months) will leave you with noticeably whiter teeth.
Whatever whitening system you settle on, keep in mind the effects won’t last forever. It’s only a matter of time, whether that’s months or years, before your teeth will be ready for a touch-up.