A change of just two or three shades can make a noticeable difference in almost anyone's smile. The goal should be to achieve your individual optimum whiteness while still looking natural. How much your teeth can be whitened depends on many factors — some of which you can control (such as whether to use a bleaching or non-bleaching method, or the percent of active ingredient in a whitener), and some that you can't (such as your natural tooth color or how well your teeth respond to whitening).
How White Can My Teeth Get?
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