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Myths and Facts about Teeth Whitening

What you need to know for a bright smile
Teeth whitening

Welcome to the Clínica Santa Anna blog, where we are dedicated to providing truthful and useful information about dental care. Today we will demystify clinical and home teeth whitening. Our goal is to clarify common doubts and provide reliable guidance for those interested in improving the appearance of their smile safely and effectively.

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Dr. Onelymar Pérez

Orthodontist and Generalist.

Clinical Teeth Whitening

Definition and Procedure

Clinical teeth whitening is a treatment performed in the dental office, using highly concentrated whitening agents under professional supervision. At Clínica Santa Anna, we use the most advanced techniques to guarantee optimal and safe results.

Myths and realities

Myth 1: Clinical bleaching damages enamel.

Reality: When done by a professional, it is safe and does not damage the enamel.

Myth 2: The treatment is painful.

Reality: It may cause temporary tenderness, but not significant pain. We use methods to minimize any discomfort.


  • Immediate results.
  • Greater efficiency.
  • Professional supervision.
  • Home Teeth Whitening

Definition and Procedure

Home teeth whitening involves the use of whitening products that you can apply at home. At Clínica Santa Anna, we provide customized kits to ensure a perfect fit and safe results.

Myths and realities

Myth 1: Home kits are less effective than clinical treatments.

Reality: They tend to be equally powerful, although results take longer to appear.

Myth 2: Anyone can use home whitening products.

Reality: It is crucial to have a prior evaluation by a dentist to avoid complications.


  • Convenience.

  • Lower cost.

  • Gradual whitening.

  • Tips for Safe and Effective Whitening

  • Professional Consultation: Always consult your dentist before starting any whitening treatment.

  • Maintenance: Avoid foods and drinks that stain teeth, such as coffee and red wine, for the first 15 days, and maintain good oral hygiene.

  • Recommended Products: Use products approved and recommended by your dentist. At Santa Anna Dental Clinic we use high quality products with guaranteed results.


Teeth whitening can significantly improve the appearance of your smile. Both clinical and home treatments have their advantages and limitations. It is important to opt for safe and effective options.

Do you have any questions or experiences with teeth whitening? Leave us a comment below. We would love to know your opinion.

Interested in safely whitening your teeth? Schedule a consultation with us at Clínica Santa Anna and get a 10% discount on your first whitening treatment.


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