ANOTHER QUESTION WE OFTEN GET IS "DO I HAVE TO PROTECT THE GUM WHEN USING YOUR GELS?"
Our answer is simple, yes! With all teeth whitening gels you need to protect your clients gums. The gums are very sensitive and can easily be damaged or bleached. Although when the teeth whitening gels touch the gums for a short period of time [5 seconds and under] it causes little to no damage.
There are different ways to protect your clients gums which include:
2. Gingival Barrier Protection
Vitamin e swabs are all natural, healthy and lubricating to the gums. They provide a quick and easy layer of protection while simultaneously healing any irritation the gums may have. You can also apply vitamin e to chapped lips as it will help the client feel more comfortable and aid in the care of the broken skin.
Gingival barrier protection is most commonly used in the dental office. This product offers a thicker layer of protection from the teeth whitening gel. A huge benefit of gingival barrier of the level of professionalism it adds to your content. It isn't easy to apply therefore, clients will know it takes more skills and education to be able to correctly apply a barrier.
I hope this helps you understand the reasons why you should always protect your clients gums.