The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening may be the most popular cosmetic dental procedure available today — and perhaps the most economical, too. While it’s possible to use over-the-counter products to lighten your teeth, these solutions aren’t as powerful as those provided at our office. Plus, you won’t receive the benefits of professional treatment and supervision. What should you expect from our specialized teeth-whitening procedure?
First, you’ll receive a thorough oral exam, to make sure that any discoloration of your teeth isn’t due to a dental problem that needs another kind of treatment. Next you’ll have a choice of two whitening methods: In-office whitening or take-home trays.
In-office treatment uses the most highly-concentrated whitening solutions, and offers the most dramatic results. Your teeth may be lightened from two to eight shades after a single one-hour treatment! While you’re being treated, we carefully protect and monitor sensitive areas of the teeth, gums and mouth.
In take-home whitening, we first make a cast of your teeth, which is then used to custom-fabricate a set of flexible mouth trays. You fill the trays with whitening gels we provide, and wear them at home for about an hour at a time. You’ll get nearly the same results, but the process may take a few weeks. Interested?