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Who Wants Whiter Teeth?

Whitening, or bleaching, is a way to lighten teeth without bonding material to the teeth or removing any sound tooth structure. In this respect, it's one of the most conservative cosmetic procedures we have. Here's how it works. How does whitening work? Typically for in-office appointments, we'll fit your mouth with a special mouthpiece filled with a whitening solution. Then, a special frequency of light is shown into your mouth to activate the solution, which penetrates the dentin of your teeth to lighten their color. There are also at-home treatments available that incorporate custom made trays to be worn at night or during daily sessions. After three to five sessions, the teeth really start to show a difference. Does it [...]

By |2020-07-27T18:58:03+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Who Wants Whiter Teeth?

Teeth Whitening Facts

Is your wedding approaching and you want your smile to be its brightest? Or maybe you have an important speaking engagement? Whatever the reason, tooth whitening isn't just for the movie stars, and it isn't just for one day. Many people have their teeth whitened, and probably millions more are thinking about it. The desire for a brighter smile with whiter teeth is very strong, and teeth whitening safely lightens the color of the teeth, lasting for up to five years. Is whitening for you? Generally, whitening is successful in at least 90 percent of patients, though it may not be an option for everyone. Consider tooth whitening if your teeth are darkened from age, coffee, tea or smoking. If [...]

By |2019-09-29T21:16:14+00:00November 5th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Teeth Whitening Facts