Using Technology to Get You Healthier

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Using Technology To Get You Healthier

Changing your diet and doing more exercise are the two best ways to lose weight. But, that doesn't mean that you can't take advantage of technology to help you lose the kilos. From activity trackers to the latest in exercise equipment, my blog is all about how best to use technology to take your weight loss efforts to a new level. There are so many apps, devices and techniques which target weight loss, the choice of where to begin is overwhelming. But, my blog posts will make all the techno mumbo-jumbo easier to understand, so you can decide how to make technology work best for you.


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5 Reasons to Opt for Take-Home Teeth Whitening Treatment

Are you looking for a cost-efficient way of whitening your teeth? If so, you should consider take-home whitening treatment. Also known as at-home teeth whitening, take-home whitening treatment involves getting a set of custom-designed trays from a professional dentist for administering treatment at home. The trays contain a peroxide-based bleaching gel that whitens the teeth when the trays are fitted in the mouth. Below are a few reasons to consider opting for take-home bleaching treatment

1. Cost-Effectiveness

Other than the costs associated with visiting a dentist for the trays and buying the whitening products, at-home whitening treatment is cheaper than whitening treatment at the dental chair. Also, the trays are re-usable for a period of time, and users can always refill the cream when it gets depleted. This leads to even greater cost savings.

2. Convenience

With take-home teeth whitening, you administer treatment right from the comfort of your home. This eliminates the need to schedule regular visits to the dentist. You can wear the bleaching-containing trays as you go about your daily household chores. This is convenient, but it also saves you time.

3. Comfort

As the whitening trays are specifically customized for your teeth, they're highly comfortable. In addition, the trays are made in such a way that they are clear and thin, with a non-irritating material, increasing the comfort during the treatment process. With take-home whitening treatment, you don't have to worry about the gum irritation that may be caused by the use of dental tools and equipment such as lasers at the dental clinic.

4. Efficiency

Depending on the strength of your gums and teeth, the dentist may prescribe higher concentrations of the peroxide gel, as well as a a longer contact time. This increases the effectiveness of the process, and your teeth will be white in no time. Regardless of the concentrations and contact times prescribed, take-home whitening treatment work a treat. Therefore, it is important that you follow your dentist's prescription to the letter.

5. Portability

Planning on going on a trip or working extra hours at the office? There's no need to worry as you can carry your whitening products with you wherever you go. 

If you're going to go for at-home teeth whitening treatment, you should know that it requires a longer contact time compared to whitening treatment administered at the dental chair. This is because the speed of action isn't as fast as that achieved through in-office whitening. For more information on take-home teeth whitening, consult a qualified cosmetic dentist.