Whitening

Treatment

As part of our smile makeover procedures, our dentists offer several options for tooth whitening. Tooth whitening is an excellent way to restore the natural color of your teeth, or make them even whiter than their natural shade. Tooth whitening services are growing in popularity, and it is one of the most requested services offered by our practice.

Restoring your natural white smile is a priority for our dental whitening team. We are trained professionals using industry approved methods. Our goal is to meet the needs of every patient, and every patient’s needs are different. We offer 2 methods to whiten and both methods often result in a whiter smile of 4 – 8 shades. Nothing improves your appearance more than a bright, white SMILE!

Procedures

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At Home whitening over approximately 1 to 2 weeks

Take home teeth whitening products typically come in a gel form which is easily dispensed into a special mouth tray. These trays are custom made at our office so that it perfectly fits your teeth. Tooth bleaching gels vary in their strength, and usage of take home dental products can vary depending on your needs. Some whitening gels are used twice a day for approximately 2 weeks, and others are intended for overnight use for 1-2 weeks. Your dentist will help you determine which solution is the best to match your teeth whitening goals.
minutes each day for approximately 1 or 2 weeks.

GLO Science Professional in office whitening in under 1 hour

GLO is a professional in-office tooth whitening treatment that whitens your teeth an average of eight shades whiter — in approximately one hour. This treatment is safe, simple, and relaxing.  In addition, GLO  is championed by dentists and patients alike as a pain-free process.

About the In-Office Process:
· To prepare for GLO professional whitening, your dentist will examine your teeth and gums to make sure that they are healthy.
· Your lips and gums will be covered with an isolation material to protect them during the treatment.
· Then, we apply the GLO whitening gel, which is activated by the GLO LED mouthpiece. The gel, warmth, and light work together to gently break up the stains  on your teeth.
· After several 8-minute applications you rinse and the treatment is complete — leaving you with a brighter, whiter smile.                                                                                   · Later that night, the patient will continue whitening at home for approximately 5 nights to achieve maximum whitening results.                                                                          ·  Patients will maintain their whitest smile by doing at home monthly touch ups without any sensitivity!

 

What results are expected? Treatment results usually depend on the severity of the discoloration, but they will be immediately noticeable by the end of treatment. Typically, a patient’s natural vital and non-vital teeth can be bleached- including teeth that have had root canal treatment. Dental restorations such as, dental crowns, and dental veneers will whiten back to their original shade if stained.

How long will the results last? The results obtained with a teeth whitening treatment are immediate and will last for many months and even years depending upon the patient. As the patient continues to consume coffee, drink wine, eat various types of food, or grow older, the discoloration may gradually return. Patients should understand that dental whitening requires maintenance to achieve maximum results.