SEVEN HILLS DENTAL
Family, Orthodontic & Implant Dentistry
Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.
Home teeth whitening systems are a popular way to get your pearly whites. If you want whiter, brighter smiles without the hassle of visiting an office and sitting in front of an expert dentist for hours on end, this is it! The best thing about these devices? They work right at home so there’s no need whatsoever (or expense) for expensive dental treatments or trips out-of state just because we
Teeth whitening is not permanent. A touch-up may be needed every several years, and more often if you smoke, drink coffee, tea, or wine.
What does teeth whitening involve?
This type of teeth whitening usually requires two visits. At the first appointment, impressions (molds) will be made of your teeth to fabricate custom, clear, plastic, trays.
At your second appointment, you will try on the trays for proper fit and adjustments are made if necessary. The trays may be worn with special whitening solution either twice a day or overnight depending on how much staining there is and what level of brightening we want to achieve; it's normal during this time period that I experience tooth sensitivity.
Reasons for teeth whitening: