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Whitening Coffee Stains | At Home Teeth Whitening

Whitening Coffee Stains | At Home Teeth Whitening

 My after photo- unedited!

My after photo- unedited!

Thank you to Smile Brilliant for the free custom whitening kit! And keep reading to enter to win yours! 

Like most of us on Bookstagram- I’m a big coffee drinker. Especifically iced coffee. I can drink iced coffee all year round. I’m also a big fan of red wine- some days, I consider going right from my coffee into my wine. :) 

As you might imagine, this is rough on my teeth. So when Smile Brilliant reached out to me to see if I’d be willing to try their whitening product, I had to say yes. I know that teeth whitening isn’t exactly related to books and reading, but I never intended for this space to just be about books (I gave myself some room to grow by the “etc” in my name!). I love trying new things, whether it’s new releases or new products, and I love to share my findings.

So I’m excited to introduce you to this product! What immediately caught my attention about Smile Brilliant was that it offers custom-fitted whitening trays and that their products are vegan and cruelty-free. The custom trays are meant to ensure that the entire tooth is covered and that they receive a consistent amount of coverage- much more effective than the other whitening products I’ve tried to use. I’ve always wanted to try professional trays from the dentist but couldn’t justify the cost- but Smile Brilliant offers the same product for far less!

The process was simple. In the kit, they send you everything you need to create your impressions at home. You ship the impressions to the lab (free of charge) and your impressions come back to you in the mail in about 10 business days. The kit includes the whitening gel and desensitizing gel to help with any tooth sensitivity- a normal part of the whitening process. You can wear the trays from 45 minutes up to 3 hours!

My favorite part about this kit was how comfortable the trays were. Truly, you can go about your day with them in. I put mine in before I leave work for the day and generally wear them until dinner time.

 In the car, not driving. But wearing my trays! 

In the car, not driving. But wearing my trays! 

I don’t want to necessarily give you the full tutorial on how to create the trays or how to use them- and because their website is incredibly helpful, I don’t have to! I found myself constantly referring to the Smile Brilliant FAQ guide for refreshers (like not using toothpaste with fluoride in it, as that can slow the whitening process.)

And now, for some uncomfortable close ups!

Before photo

I started seeing results right away! Here I am after one use-

Teeth after one use!

After photos (after 2 months of twice weekly use.) Note- I could have gotten the results much more quickly, but I wanted to see how it worked as someone who is slowly trying to incorporate whitening into her routine)-


Overall, I can’t say enough good things about this process, the company, and my results, and I’m absolutely going to purchase more whitening gel for next time. The trays are reusable and can be used for up to 2 years.


If you would like to enter to win your own kit ($149 USD Smile Brilliant credit!) enter here:


This is open to USA, UK, Australia and Canadian residents! 


If you'd like to order your kit now- you can get 15% off using the code tbretc15! 

Please let me know if you have any questions guys! And best of luck in the giveaway.

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