What are the advantages of the BriteSmile System over the other methods available today?
Both the porcelain crowns and veneers require some degree of drilling on the teeth, and the cost to treat each tooth can range from $400 – $1,000+ per tooth. Also, there is generally a 1-3 week waiting period while the permanent crown/veneer is made at a lab. The BriteSmile system does not require drilling on the teeth, or waiting for any lab work to be returned. The gel/tray systems generally require at least 1 hour per day, but generally 4 or more hours per day for 2-8 weeks, and often produce less than 5 shades improvement. The most important reason for poor results is that many people find the time requirements of this method inconvenient with their busy life styles, do not want the taste/hassle associated with the use of these gels and often do not want to wait 2-3 weeks for the results. Many users of the tray system have also stated that there is often significant pain/sensitivity during the whitening process, and that it must be endured for many hours. Laser whitening can be a l