How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost In The Philippines?

Teeth whitening is not a cheap practice, especially if you’re looking for quick results. There’s an old saying in business, “Cheap, Fast, Good – pick two.” If you want whiter teeth without the side effects in one day, you should have a general sense of how much it’ll cost you. 

This article discusses the price of the teeth whitening in the Philippines. Ultimately answering the question, “Is it worth it?”

How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost In The Philippines?

On average, a tooth whitening session in the Philippines could cost you anywhere from Php 3,000 to Php 8,000, depending on the length of the session and the products used. Availing multi-session packages are a great way to bring the cost of the individual session down. The prices differ based on the process. Labour, gel, and use of facilities all play a large factor in the price of teeth whitening here in the Philippines.

Some clinics offer a higher rate while claiming that the whitening effect will last longer.

Teeth Whitening, done professionally, is better availed in packages – for longer-lasting results and cheaper cost per session. 

The Smile Bar, for example, offers a single session price of Php 3,999. The session, in total, lasts 30 minutes and can lead to instant results depending on the initial color of your teeth. 

The Smile Bar’s Triple Whitening service is one of our best-selling package deals. It comprises 3 direct whitening sessions at a discounted price of Php 7,499.

If you wanna share your teeth whitening experience with friends and family, the Premium Smile Bundle offers 12 direct whitening sessions without expiry at Php 28,499. Getting this package almost halves the price of getting a single direct whitening session. 

Many clinics will offer installment plans for their payment terms for budget-conscious people. Instead of making one big payment, an installment is favorable for those on a budget as it allows you to scrimp and save for the payment over the life of your payment plan. 

Breaking Down The Costs

Having your teeth whitened in an office brings about significant changes in a relatively short period. The Smile Bar, for example, promises to make your teeth 2 to 9 shades whiter as soon as the first whitening session ends! 

The higher cost of salon whitening can be justified by:

  • the carefully controlled use of a relatively high-concentration hydrogen peroxide gel
  • the time of a trained technician
  • the use of their facilities and tools.

Based on average statistics around the globe, LED teeth whitening should cost around Php 5,000 at minimum. Despite opting to use LED teeth whitening ourselves, The Smile Bar is well capable of bringing down our prices due to our close partnership with Brilliant Smile, Sweden’s leading teeth whitening specialist. 

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

When looking for whiter teeth, patients and customers essentially have two options: LED teeth whitening or Laser Teeth Whitening. We went into greater depth on this in another article but here’s a quick breakdown: 

Laser teeth whitening makes your teeth whiter with the help of a concentrated laser that activates teethwhitening ingredients. The procedure takes about 30 to 60 minutes. 

It’s important to consider that the longer your teeth are in contact with active bleaching agents, the more susceptible you are to side effects such as sensitivity and enamel erosion. 

While the active whitening agents in an LED session will remain the same, switching out the laser for the LED light produces the same results in an even shorter time frame. 

As the session lasts only 20 minutes, we’ve effectively halved the risk of experiencing side effects after a session. 


Cheap Teeth Whitening Alternatives

Not yet sure about whether or not to avail professional teeth whitening? In the meantime, you may want to look at these budget teeth whitening alternatives. 

Whitening Toothpaste

Whitening toothpastes have been all the rage ever since people started caring more about the color of their teeth. Unfortunately, there seems to be a stark contrast between what a customer expects and what whitening toothpastes can offer.

Generally, whitening toothpastes are used for maintenance.  This means that they work best once your teeth are already white. They either don’t have the ingredients necessary to actively whiten teeth or they’re not given enough time to take maximum effect.

There are, however, exceptions to the rule. BrilliantSmile’s Whitening Boost Toothpaste combines a  unique mix of active ingredients to safely remove surface stains with zero abrasions. The product is best used twice daily for about two weeks. Once this period is over, it’s best you switch back to the WhiteningEVO toothpaste or else run the risk of sensitivity or enamel erosion caused by the active whitening ingredients of the Whitening Boost Toothpaste.

Whitening Strips

We discussed whitening strips when we covered the best teeth whitening products for 2022.

The Crest 3D whitening strips, in particular, are one of the best and most popular products available on the market today. With hydrogen peroxide as its active ingredient, these whitening strips claim to provide effective and high-grade teeth-brightening results for up to 12 months. 

When using these home whitening strips, expect results within the next 3 days, as online reviews have helpfully shared.  If you’re looking for a quick fix, this might not be for you. 

Lifestyle Decisions

It’s unfortunate that your diet is probably the one thing causing your teeth to yellow. Making an active choice to change your lifestyle should not only maintain white teeth but actively whiten them as well. Make sure to stay away from heavy staining and artificially colored food. This includes food items like wine, coffee, and tea.