Teeth Whitening

Bringing Out Your Very Best Smile

Teeth WhiteningIf you'd like to smile more confidently, knowing your teeth are their whitest and brightest, you might want to consider dentist-supervised tooth whitening. Teeth whitening is a safe, effective, and lasting way to lighten most people's smiles, available in a wide variety of methods and concentrations for various kinds of teeth. Simply contact us about the criteria for best results and how whitening could impact your particular situation.

Whitening treatments are most successful in removing yellow, brown, or orange tinges resulting from age, coffee, tea, or smoking. However, dark gray tones from fluorosis, smoking or tetracycline use, often will not whiten as dramatically; artificial materials such as silicants or porcelains do not whiten at all. Finally, sensitive teeth, teeth with periodontal disease, and teeth with worn enamel typically do not respond well to whitening.

Supervised at-home whitening methods produce results via daily sessions over one or more weeks of wearing a customized gel-filled tray appliance, and may result in about a 4 to 6 shade improvement as seen on the dentist's shade scale. Afterwards, you can best preserve your new, brighter smile by limiting habits such as smoking, drinking coffee, and drinking tea.

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