Experts Share the Tried-and-True Teeth-Whitening Techniques That Really Work

The annual spending on teeth whitening products is $1,400,000,000, and the teeth whitening product market is expected to reach 7.4 billion by 2024. Let that sink in. Having ice-white teeth can seem like an aspirational dream. Who doesn't want perfect pearly whites? Those numbers prove that the teeth-whitening craze can be overwhelming and costly, considering the vast market of products that promise to whiten your teeth.

It's hard to trust what actually works when a new teeth-whitening gadget is popping up left and right. To clear things up, Timothy Chase, DMD, a practicing dental partner at SmilesNY, and Kourosh Maddahi, DDS, a celebrity dentist who also happens to be a holistic expert, share the holy-grail teeth-whitening techniques that they stand by.

From teeth-whitening techniques that always work to age-old all-natural practices that have a good track record, start with the below techniques. If you want to get even more specific with your smile, there are teeth-whitening toothpastes, kits, DIY hacks, and more you can try as well.