Boyden Dental - Pediatric & Family Dentist in Salt Lake City, Utah

3920 S. 1100 E. Suite 330 ~ Salt Lake City, Utah 84124 ~ 801-576-1799

Teeth Whitening

Does bleaching damage the teeth?

 No. When carbamide peroxide (the active whitening agent) contacts water, hydrogen peroxide is released which whitens the teeth. Bleaching does not soften, demineralize or weaken the teeth.

Do over-the-counter bleaching products work?

 There is some evidence that over-the-counter bleaching products do whiten teeth, however, many of the products are too abrasive and can damage the teeth with extended use or misuse. Supervision by your dentist is always the safest and most effective way to whiten your teeth. 


Do you live in the Salt Lake, Millcreek, Cottonwood or Murray area and have teeth whitening needs?  Click here to make an appointment.