I've tried just about every teeth whitening product you can think of. The drugstore strips, custom tray molds from the drugstore, custom tray molds from my dentist and even zoom laser whitening. The only one that I consider doing long-term are the custom trays. I received these custom trays and whitening gel from SmileBrilliant to facilitate this review. I'm excited to share the process with you!
I lost one of my custom trays a year ago and haven't been able to whiten my teeth as well. The custom tray molds you buy in the drugstore do not work anywhere close to custom fitted trays. The tray molds at the dentist cost me around $250 (I'm sure that varies but that is the price at my previous dentist's office). I loved that the SmileBrilliant teeth whitening trays are far less – only $90 which includes one whitening gel syringe!
Obviously to actually whiten your teeth, you will need the whitening gel, and those prices vary starting at $35 depending on the quantity you choose to order.
I will admit. When I received my tray mold kit, I was intimidated. All the kid contains is putty, mold frames and directions. That doesn't sound intimidating but I thought there would be boiling water (I'm thinking football mouthpieces and the drugstore whitener molds). Thank goodness it was NOT like this whatsoever! It was so simple and literally took me 5 minutes.
This process was also MUCH nicer than what is done at a dentist's office. And the fact that you can do it from the comfort of your home is that much better.
It took about 5 days to receive my trays. I love my trays too. My previous trays were hard plastic. They are NOT comfortable at all when you have them in your mouth during whitening. The SmileBrilliant trays are soft plastic, even softer than a mouthpiece. They fit perfectly in your mouth with no sharp edges hitting your gums. I love that the most about these trays!
To start the whitening treatment, simply add the whitening gel into the tray and pop them into your mouth. It's so simple and not much to it! Many people will see results after 3 treatments.
I will update this post when I've had more time to use the whitening gel. Since I previously used whiteners, there isn't a noticeable difference in one week for me. I plan to do a session at least once a month.
I do experience some tooth sensitivity with whiteners and I'm glad I also received the desensitizing gel along with my whitening gel. Applying that before is a huge help. That is something the dentist never suggested to me either. They typically only offered to lower the % of whitener product I used, which didn't always help whiten as much.
The regular price is so affordable in my opinion. When I compared paying $250 at the dentist versus $80 doing it in my own home (no gas and waiting at a dentist's office), it's so worth it! Plus, it takes under a week to receive your custom trays (again, my dentist's office took a lot longer).
SmileBrilliant really did make the entire process simple. I can totally stand behind them for the process and product they provide, especially since I have so much prior experience with teeth whitening products.
What feature do you value the most with a
teeth whitening product like SmileBrilliant?