Teeth Whitening Video Series
Welcome to our video series on teeth whitening.
If you’re interested in whitening your teeth, be it at home or at the dentist, this series of videos tells you everything you need to know.
We’ve split the series up into several parts to make it easy to navigate:
Meet Dr. Chhaya Chauhan
To ensure you get the best information possible, we’ve created this video series alongside our in-house dentist, Dr. Chhaya Chauhan, an award-winning cosmetic dentist.
Click the play button below to meet Chhaya, and then browse the rest of the videos below.
Part 1: The Whitening Process Explained
In this first part of the course, we take you through everything you need to know about the various whitening options.
Whether you are just getting started with whitening or if you’ve already tried a few products, you’ll find this section useful.
1. series introduction
Chhaya gives a brief introduction to the series and what it includes.
2. Why is teeth whitening confusing?
(1: 45 mins)
Chhaya explains some of the things that cause the most confusion around teeth whitening.
3. What to do if you are worried about the colour of your teeth
(1: 05 mins)
You don’t need to worry if your teeth aren’t perfectly white. Chhaya explains why in this video.
4. How to get started with teeth whitening
(3: 45 mins)
In this video Jon explains the steps you should take if you want to get started with teeth whitening.
5. Do I need stain removal or bleaching?
(0: 45 mins)
Chhaya explains how to tell whether you need stain removal or bleaching to whiten your teeth.
6. Dentist-made whitening trays explained
(2: 55 mins)
Chhaya demonstrates and explains the trays that a dentist makes to bleach your teeth.
7. Dentist-made trays vs shop-bought whitening kits
(4: 55 mins)
Chhaya compares trays made by a dentist to those you can buy in the shops or online
8. Dentist-made trays vs laser whitening
(1: 50 mins)
Chhaya explains the difference between dentist-made trays and laser whitening, which is completed in surgery.
9. UK vs US whitening products & procedures
(0: 50 mins)
Chhaya discusses the differences between what’s legal in the UK compared to the US when it comes to whitening.
10. Is teeth whitening safe?
(1: 15 mins)
In this video Chhaya advises what steps to take to ensure you are whitening your teeth in a way that is safe.
11. Only dental professionals can legally bleach your teeth
(0: 35 mins)
Chhaya explains how to find someone that is legally qualified to whiten your teeth
12. How much does professional teeth whitening cost?
(3: 15 mins)
Jon and Chhaya explain the different options and costs when it comes to teeth whitening.
13. How long does teeth whitening last?
(1: 13 mins)
Once you’ve paid for teeth whitening, how long does it last? And how often do you need to top it up? Chhaya explains.
14. An example of a dental consultation when you want to start whitening
(10: 54 mins)
Chhaya and Jon demonstrate an example consultation for teeth whitening to give you a rough idea of what to expect if you want to get started yourself.
15. How to stop your teeth from staining
(0: 54 mins)
In this video Chhaya gives some advice on how you can stop your teeth from staining in the first place.
16. Brushing & flossing correctly to help keep your teeth white
(2: 36 mins)
Brushing and flossing correctly are an important poart of keeping your teeth white. In this video Chhaya and Jon demonstrate the correct technique to use.
Part 2: Whitening Products
Having mostly focused on professional whitening in Part 1, we’ll next take a look at the various whitening products that are available to buy online and in the shops.
If you’re thinking of buying a whitening toothpaste, mouthwash, kit or any other product, it’s worth watching these videos before you spend any money.
1. How to remove stains from your teeth
(2: 08 mins)
We’ve started this part of the series with a video from Jon that explains shop-bought whitening products and how they may, but won’t necessarily, remove stains from your teeth.
2. What’s the best whitening toothpaste?
(3: 38 mins)
Jon explains that there isn’t exactly a ‘best’ whitening toothpaste, but runs through some of the toothpastes recommended by Chhaya that you could try if you want to remove stains.
3. Can charcoal whiten your teeth?
(0: 49 mins)
Chhaya talks about charcoal in the context of teeth whitening, and how it may not work the way you think.
4. What are the best whitening strips?
(3: 21 mins)
Jon explains how whitening strips work and demonstrates how they are used.
5. Do whitening mouthwashes work?
(0: 42 mins)
Chhaya explains how whitening mouthwashes will at best remove stains.
6. Do electric toothbrushes whiten teeth?
(0: 27 mins)
Electric toothbrushes don’t whiten your teeth, but they do remove stains and help to keep your teeth healthy.
7. Do natural teeth whitening methods work?
(0: 49 mins)
Chhaya talks about natural teeth whitening options and whether or not they work to whiten your teeth.
Part 3: Whitening In Special Circumstances
In this part of the series Chhaya gives advice on whitening in circumstances that aren’t covered by the above videos.
1. How to whiten a single dark tooth
(1: 42 mins)
If you have a single tooth that has darkened, it needs a slightly different whitening procedure. Chhaya explains the steps that are involved.
2. Can you whiten your teeth with braces on?
(1: 10 mins)
In this video Chhaya gives advice to brace wearers that may be concerned about the colour of their teeth.
3. Can you have whitening when pregnant or breastfeeding?
(0: 35 mins)
Chhaya explains the advice around whitening if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
4. Can children have teeth whitening?
(1: 22 mins)
Chhaya explains why it’s not advisable to have teeth whitening done until someone is 18 or over.
Part 4: Bonus Videos
In this final part of the course, we look at common misunderstandings and frequently asked questions when it comes to tooth whitening.
1. Teeth whitening myths & facts
(5: 01 mins)
Chhaya runs through the various myths and facts that tend to crop up in relation to teeth whitening.
2. Some things you may not know about teeth whitening
(5: 01 mins)
In this video Chhaya talks about a few things that tend to be lesser known when it comes to tooth colour and whitening.
3. Teeth whitening FAQ
(8: 34 mins)
To cap the series off, Jon runs through the most common questions we hear about teeth whitening.
If this video or the rest of the series hasn’t answered any of your questions, leave a comment at the bottom of this page and we’ll get back to you.
As well as this video course, we’ve created some other teeth whitening resources that you may find useful.
Our teeth whitening hub page includes:
- A simplified overview of whitening
- An explanation of the most confusing aspects of whitening
- A series of standalone articles that compliment the videos above.
And as always, if you’ve got any questions about whitening, leave a comment at the bottom of this page or any other page on our site.