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Whitening in Malaysia

The Ultimate Guide to Whitening in Malaysia

Last fact-checked: 29 January 2019

Get low-cost teeth whitening in Malaysia at one of our quality-checked dental clinics. If you’re going on holiday then the treatment only takes a couple of hours, but provides you with a dramatically improved smile

The country is located in Southeast Asia with beautiful scenery, relaxing beaches, colonial architecture, picturesque tea plantations, and a great cuisine. Stroll along the beaches of Tioman, Penang and Langkawi Islands. Visit the large tea plantations in Cameron Highlands. See the Petronas Twin Towers, the world’s tallest twin towers. Feel like a kid again and check out Legoland and Hello Kitty Town. Enjoy every adventure – snorkeling, diving, sightseeing, shopping, dining out or simply relaxing by the beach.

Complete your trip with snapshots of every scene. Your smile shines brightest in photos because of the treatment you get from dental clinics in Malaysia. Travelling to this country is like hitting two birds with one stone – you get a smile makeover and at the same time spend a wonderful vacation.

Please Tell Me More about Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening removes stains and discoloration. You can whiten your teeth in many ways: over-the-counter products, in-office whitening, and take-home whitening kits. Over-the-counter products are the cheapest and convenient way to lighten your pearly whites. However, it takes a long period before you see the results.

The best way to brighten your smile is through in-office teeth whitening. This procedure is performed by a dentist. Before the procedure, examination and medical history will be taken to check if you’re a good candidate for the treatment.  Please be aware of the safety tips about teeth whitening, and take note that it is not recommended for everyone:

  • Children below 16 years old
  • Pregnant and lactating woman
  • People with sensitive teeth, allergies, and gum disease

Your dentist will evaluate if this treatment is right for you. This is one of the advantages of consulting a dentist before using any whitening products. Additionally, the dentist will apply a gel or use a rubber shield to protect your gums from the effects of the solution. It’s another protective measure, which you can’t get when you purchase an OTC product.

After the preparation, the gel is applied to the teeth. Some clinics use intense light to activate or enhance the whitening process.

Depending on the severity of your condition, the dentist will give you at-home teeth whitening kits. To keep your teeth white, you need to avoid:

  • Tea, coffee and wine
  • Sports drink and carbonated beverages
  • Strongly colored food
  • Smoking

What Can You Say about the Dentists in Malaysia Offering This Kind of Procedure?

Dentists in Malaysia have completed courses and received special training from the experts. Some are affiliated with the Malaysian Association of Aesthetic Dentistry, Malaysian Dental Association, and the Malaysian Dental Council. As members of these organizations, they comply with the requirements set by the industry.

The clinics are equipped with the latest technology and advanced techniques are used to provide effective treatments. Lasers, special tools, and hi-tech equipment are used to give comfortable and lasting results. Our clinics have all been quality-checked, so you are assured of expertise. Here are some of our most popular clinics in Malaysia:

• Klinik Pergigian Dr Matthew Hong

• Procare Bangsar Dental Surgery

• Imperial Dental Specialist Centre

Malaysia is rather later than some of its neighbours to the medical tourism scene. However, it recently won the best destination for three years running and is worth considering if you are looking for a great location for a holiday where English is spoken and you can get value-for-money, good-quality dental care.

Compare the Cost of Teeth Whitening to Other Countries

Teeth whitening in the US costs around USD $497 (CAD $646.62; AUD $651; NZD $730; UK £ 344.07). In Malaysia, whitening will only cost around USD $246.24 (CAN $320.37; AUD $322.54; NZD $361.68; UK £170.47). Big savings!

How Can I Get an Appointment with a Malaysia Dentist?

If you need to get teeth whitening treatment, Dental Departures can help you set an appointment with a clinic in Malaysia. Browse clinic photos; read dentists profiles and avail of exclusive discounts. Feel free to contact our Customer Service Team via phone, email, or chat. We’ll help you find a dentist in Malaysia so you can whiten your teeth.

(Image by Wikimedia Commons)

Sources:

Li, Yiming. Dear Doctor. 11 January 2011. https://www.deardoctor.com/inside-the-magazine/issue-19/tooth-whitening-safety-tips/

Malaysia. Website Accessed 23 November 2018. https://www.lonelyplanet.com/malaysia.

The Star. 27 April 2017. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/04/27/malaysia-wins-best-medical-travel-award-for-third-consecutive-year/

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be dental advice or instructions for dental diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your dentist or a qualified dental professional before starting or changing dental treatment.

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