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Considering making your teeth sparkle? Teeth whitening is a popular practice. Before you get started and buy whitening toothpaste or strips at the store, however, you might want to be aware of all your options. This quiz can with that. Have fun!

1. Which of these is typically the quickest and most effective kind of teeth whitening?
a. Over-the-counter whitening toothpastes
b. Over-the-counter whitening strips or trays
c. Chairside teeth whitening
d. Teeth whitening mouth rinses

2. What products and practices cause teeth stains?
a. Tobacco products like chewing tobacco or cigarettes
b. Dark liquids, i.e. coffee, red wine, tea, or Pepsi
c. Neglecting oral hygiene practices
d. All of the above

3. Upon what shade of teeth does whitening work best?
a. Yellow
b. Purple
c. Gray
d. Black

4. What splits in-office bleaching treatments from over-the-counter bleaching products?
a. The bleaching agent at the office is more powerful but can only be used by a dentist.
b. Dr. Mohamed Waheed can have custom fit whitening trays fit in your mouth, while over-the-counter strips and trays are more one-size-fits-all style.
c. In-office whitening is almost always a much quicker option.
d. All of the above

Answers: 1. c. 2. d. 3. a. 4. d.

Would you like to book and appointment for an in-office bleaching treatment in Addison, Illinois? Please call Elite Dentistry PC at (630) 592.8116. Dr. Mohamed Waheed and his professional team are excited to meet with you!