Whitening Trays

Teeth whitening trays is another method of teeth whitening. This is where you are given a mouth guard, tray like and gel with peroxide solution to fill it and apply the tray on your teeth. You apply it over night for three or more days depending on the instruction given by the manufacturer.

Some trays though come with already filled gels, ready to use. But some come with syringes of gel for you to fill and some instruction to follow. You fill 2 trays per day, one for upper teeth and another one for lower teeth.

Depending on the maker instructions, you can either wear them overnight or for up to 6 hours. No eating or drinking anything while wearing the trays.

At Home Teeth Whitening Trays

You can purchase the whitening trays online, at the local drug store or from the dentist. From the dentist you get a customized tray that fits your teeth while over the counter you get a one size fits all trays that if not used properly may cause gel leaking into your gums. However, some kits come with flexible trays that can be molded to fit your teeth. Consider checking this while buying.

If you have sensitive gums, gel leaking or touching your gums may cause increased gums sensitivity. In this case, Sensodyne toothpaste must be of great help.

How to use at home try whitening kit

  1. Brush and floss your teeth before using it
  2. Then fill the gel on the tray as per instruction given by the manufacturer but do not over fill it. Over filling may cause it to leak on your gums causing sensitivity.
  3. Fit the tray on your teeth
  4. Do not smoke, eat, drink anything while wearing them
  5. Use clean tissue to clean any leaked gel
  6. After hours or overnight of using trays, remove them and cleanse your mouth with warm water removing all the gels out of your mouth.
  7. If the trays are reusable, wash them with cold water and dry them to be used next day.
  8. Continue using the trays until you are happy with the color of your teeth
  9. Stop smoking and drinking drinks that cause increased teeth stains such as red wine, tea and coffee help whitening effect last longer.
  10. In case you swallowed some gels, drink some milk or a lot of water. Consulting the emergence unit might also be necessary,  trust your guts and if swelling happens, consult your dentist.
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Customized Trays

The most recommended whitening method on trays and gels is using dentist custom made trays. First the dentist examines your teeth conditions, get a clear picture of your teeth, clean them and treat any underlying condition before making trays for you.

Custom see through mouth guards, tray like will be made for you after initial process that fits your teeth perfectly. After few days, you will be asked to come pick them.

The trays come with gels that you will be instructed on how to fill the gels on the trays and fit them on your teeth. You will use them for few hours a day up to two weeks depending on the instruction given by your dentist.

This helps to avoid problems such as gel leaking to the gums and other sensitive areas causing them to hurt.

You might experience some sensitivity however, during the whitening process that will clear out once the process is finished. Try to use Sensodyne toothpaste in case it happens and do not hesitate to consult your dentist if it s more unbearable.

Do not forget to brush and floss your teeth daily as usual.

Best Teeth Whitening Trays 2018

AuraGlow Teeth Whitening Kit

The AuraGlow whitening kit is one of the best selling teeth whitening tray and gel on the market today. It is one of its kinds however it not suitable for pregnant women and children under 12 years old.

When you AuraGlow you get:

  • A one size fits all mouth tray. This is the base for adding whitening material and fit it on your teeth. You are advised to wash it with warm water before using it.
  • 2, 5milimeter Syringes with 35% bleaching material, carbamide peroxide. You only use 0.5 milimeter per time. The 2 syringes equates to 20days of use.
  • Accelerator LED light with 5 bulbs, inbuilt-timer for speeding up the whitening process and batteries that last between 24 and 48 hours. The timer is for alerting you when it is time to take the mouth guard out. It is beeps after every 10 minutes, you take the tray out on the third beep, 30 minutes time.
  • A tray case for storing the mouthguard and an instruction manual with easy steps on how to set the tray and light together and how to go about whitening your mouth with AuraGlow.
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You use the AuraGlow whitening kit it by first washing the tray with warm water, attach it to the led light, add 0.5 milimeter of whitening material to the top and lower part of the mouthguard and then fix the tray on your teeth, put the light on and stay with it for 30 minutes daily.

After treatment, you are advised to:

•             If swelling or redness occurs, contact your dentist.

•             Stay away with food and drinks that cause stains for one hour.

•             For safety reasons, do not wash the accelerator and its batteries with water. Detach it from tray, wash the mouth guard only.

Beside that majority of the people are impressed with this product, seeing great results with no sensitivity on their teeth. While other few are struggling on how to use the product, this leads to no whitening effect on their side on top of teeth sensitivity.

Remember to always follow given instructions by the manufacturer for you to see any noticeable whitening results.

ActiveWow Teeth Whitening Kit

The ActiveWow teeth whitening kit is also one of the best selling tray and gel teeth whitener kit. It is more less the same as the AuraGlow with few differences such as moldable tray.

With ActiveWow, you get:

  • 2 moldable mouth trays
  • 2, 5 milimeter  syringes with whitening gel, carbamide peroxide
  • Accelerator light  for speeding up the whitening process and
  • A tray case for storage and
  • 2 remineralization gel for restoring vitamins and minerals back to your teethl and  help with sensitivity

Instead of 30 minutes as suggested by the AuraGlow, with the ActiveWow, you only wear a tray for 15 minutes a day.

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You use it by first dipping the tray on the hot water for few seconds, place on your teeth and mold it until it fits your teeth perfectly. Then remove it, add whitening gel, attach the led light and then fix the tray on your teeth, let it stay for 15 minutes. You can also use cotton bud to apply the gel directly on the stained teeth before wearing the tray.

Remember to always read the instruction manual provided by the maker to help you achieve the best results possible.

As with AuraGlow people are also happy the ActiveWow teeth whitening kit , seeing results within few days of using it. But like any product, while it worked to many to few others it failed. Ability to follow instructions determines the level of results you get. But sometimes it just doesn’t work, in this case you try another solution or contact the manufacturer for more guidance.

M3 Dental Teeth Whitening Kit

The M3 Dental teeth whitening kit is also moreless the same as AuraGlow and Active Wow. It is designed to whiten teeth stained by medicines, coffee, tea, wine and smoking

The M3 Dental teeth whitening kit comes with:

  • 5 moldable mouth trays
  • 3 syringes with bleaching solution, carbamide and hydrogen peroxide
  • One Remineralization and Desensitization gel for restoring lost minerals and controlling sensitivity
  • Accelerator light for speeding up the whitening treatment
  • Tray case for storage and
  • An instruction manual.

Adding a lot of gel on the tray will definitely burn your mouth, always follow the instructions given.

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