Teeth whitening is an increasingly popular cosmetic dentistry treatment because it is minimally invasive, relatively cheap, and promises glistening results for your smile. There are countless variables that fight against a bright smile in everyday life, including the things we consume – coffee, sugary foods, crunchy things, and the like. Brushing and flossing are not enough to keep your teeth pearly white but fortunately, The Pampered Tooth in Port Orange offers a safe and quick solution. Read on to learn more about how we can make your smile brighter than ever through in-office or take-home teeth whitening!
For the most reliable results, the whitening you receive in-office from our trained professionals is sure to be conducted safely with the most effective whitening agents available. Not only that – the results are nearly immediate! In-office whitening takes about one hour, whereas take-home kits can require multiple applications over upwards of two weeks to achieve their best result.
Prior to treatment, our team will get your teeth prepped for whitening by clearing away plaque and debris. Additionally, a dental exam will be performed to ensure optimal tooth and gum health. Pre-treatment photos may be taken so you can see the results of your whitening in their entirety after the process.
Then, we begin the whitening for you! Cheek retractors are necessary to expose the teeth, as this can be an hour-long process. Our professionals will apply a hardening resin to your gum tissue to ensure protection from the bleaching gels we use, which will be applied to the teeth for 15 to 30 minutes. Then, the gel is cleaned off and the process is repeated at least once more. You will walk away with an immediately brighter smile!
Purchasing kits to whiten your teeth at home offers a few benefits over in-office treatments, though these will never be quite as powerful. At-home whitening products have lower concentrations of hydrogen peroxide, meaning that you will not see as drastic of an effect on the shade of your teeth. That said, attempting to treat your teeth at home affords you the ability to do it on your own schedule and it usually costs less!
There are varying modes of application for these take-home kits, whether they be trays, strips, or brush-on applicators. However, we recommend attempting treatment only after a recent dental cleaning done by professionals to get the best results. Furthermore, even though the chemical concentration in these at-home kits is less potent than what is offered in-office, it is still possible to “overdo” it – so make sure you are reading and following the instructions carefully!
Are you unsatisfied with the whiteness of your teeth? Schedule a consultation with your leading Port Orange dentist, Dr. Hanson, today at (386) 204-0247 and get your sparkle back in no time! We guarantee immediate satisfaction after your in-office whitening, and you can also purchase at-home kits from Dr. Hanson for any touch-ups after your treatment. We look forward to seeing you at The Pampered Tooth!