SmileBrilliant Brilliantly Simple Teeth Whitening Review
I don’t have the whitest teeth. They’re not super yellow or anything, but they could use a whitening. That’s why I tried the Brilliantly Simple kit from SmileBrilliant.
- LED Whitening Tray
- Light Transmitter (batteries included)
- Whitening Gel
Here’s how it works:
- Using the brush, coat each tooth in whitening gel.
- Place the LED whitening tray in your mouth to protect your lips from the gel.
- Place the light transmitter in your mouth, with your lips around it to hold it in place.
- Press the power button so the light turns on.
- Leave it like that for 20 to 40 minutes.
- Remove all and rinse your mouth.
- Repeat once per day for up to 12 days.
Of course, since I like to give my readers the best possible reviews, I took pictures of my teeth as I used the SmileBrilliant system.
Before I show you, I just want to say: it’s weird taking pictures of my own teeth. I’ve taken pictures of many parts of my face for this blog, but this was a first. I still feel a little awkward about it.
On the left is my teeth before I used the system. On the right is how my teeth looked after six treatments. I stopped at six because I was happy with the results and didn’t think I needed to go any longer.
As you can see, the difference is pretty subtle. After one treatment, I really couldn’t see a difference. It wasn’t until 3 or 4 treatments in that I noticed my teeth getting whiter, and 6 until I got comments from people I knew.
That was not anywhere near as strong or quick as I expected. Still, it did whiten them eventually.
I think the main problem is that the whitening gel seems to slip down the teeth and pool up at the bottom of the tray during the treatment, rather than sticking to teeth.
A plus side to this, though, is that you can target only certain teeth if a few are darker than the rest. That’s something you can’t do with whitening strips.
I give the SmileBrilliant Brilliantly Simple kit a…
You can pick this up at SmileBrilliant for $39.95 (current sale price as of June 12, 2012).