Do Teeth Whitening Pens Really Work to Brighten Your Smile?

Ingredients in teeth whitening pens, hydrogen peroxide and/or carbamide peroxide, work by breaking down enamel and lighten the teeth. Do you need a fast and easy way to whiten your teeth? If so, you are probably reaching for the nearest teeth whitening pen. These innovative little gadgets allow you to erase stains caused by your morning coffee, your favorite red wine and more. So do teeth whitening pens really work to brighten your smile? Read below to find out.

How do teeth whitening pens work?

The pen is used to apply specially formulated bleaching gel to your teeth. Research conducted by the American Dental Association has revealed that teeth whitening pens show results in just a few days. All whitening pens are not created equal, but generally, the ingredients include hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide. Dr. Smile’s Pop & Prime Whitening pens are the first revolutionary patented system allowing patients to strengthen, whiten and rebuild enamel.

What are teeth whitening pens?

Chances are you have heard of teeth whitening systems, but have you heard of a teeth whitening pen? They are on-the-go whitening tools that help you keep your smile looking bright. They are easy to use and fit into handbags, pockets, backpacks and more. They are about the size of a pen, some are even smaller. Teeth whitening pens are increasingly becoming popular due to the convenience, portability and easy process that fit into the busiest schedules. You can brighten your teeth in seconds using a high-quality teeth whitening pen.


How do you use teeth whitening pens?

  1. Remove the cap
  2. Twist the back end of the pen until the gel comes out
  3. Apply the gel to your teeth using a circular motion. Carefully apply the gel near the gum line and between your teeth.
  4. Air dry for 15 seconds by waving your hands towards your teeth until the gel dries. No need to rinse.
  5. Go on with your day and remember to smile

Who are ideal candidates for teeth whitening pens?

  • Consumers with healthy teeth and gums

Who can’t use teeth whitening pens?

  • Consumers with sensitive teeth
  • Consumers with receding gums
  • Consumers who are sensitive to hydrogen peroxide

Ingredients of Teeth Whitening Pens

The ingredients in teeth whitening pens vary depending on the brand and quality. Generally, most whitening pens contain a low-concentration of whitening agents compared to whitening treatments offered in dentist offices. The ingredients are usually located on the pen or box.

Are there side effects?

Consumers often become concerned about side effects. Generally, the side effects of whitening pens may reduce tooth enamel, which may temporarily increase tooth sensitivity and mild irritation of the gums. Tooth sensitivity often occurs during the early stages of the bleaching treatment. Both conditions are usually temporary and disappear within one to three days of completing treatment.

Teeth whitening pens really work well if used as directed. They are especially helpful between professional whitening treatments. Consumers can carry the teeth whitening pens with them anywhere and use them at their convenience.

Are you looking for a high-quality teeth whitening pen? Order your Dr. Smile’s Pop & Prime teeth whitening pen today!