Teeth Whitening / Bleaching
Why Whiten Your Teeth?
According to a national survey from the American Dental Association (ADA) and Crest® and Oral B®, a person's teeth and smile outranked their eyes, hair and the body as the most attractive physical feature. Teeth whitening keeps makes your smile younger and more confident.
Many factors can cause your teeth to become discolored:
- Antibiotics - The use of antibiotics during childhood, or exposure to high levels of fluoride or tetracycline can cause dull or discolored teeth.
- Certain foods - Oranges, carrots and other foods can yellow teeth, as can coffee, tea, and foods and drinks with tannins (like red wines).
- Tobacco - Both smoking and chewing can lead to severe staining and discoloration of the teeth.
- Genetics - Some people are just born with discoloration of their teeth.
- Age - Teeth usually darken as you get older.
Once you've decided to brighten your smile, wide range of teeth whitening treatments are available . These can be divided into two types: professional and non-professional.
Non-professional teeth whitening systems and products include the whitening toothpastes, over-the-counter gels, rinses, strips and trays that are available over the counter.
Rinses - These are easy-to-use, mouthwash-type rinses whiten smiles gradually, since they're only in contact with teeth for a short time.
Toothpastes - These toothpastes remove surface stains with enzymes or mild abrasives, they can make teeth sensitive.
Gel strips - For best effect, these peroxide-based strips need to be applied once a day, usually for 30 minutes to two hours, and work best when used for 10 to 20 days.
As for non-professional whitening systems, the most effective ones are those with hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide.
At-Home Teeth whitening kit
Our professionals at Denton Family Dental Clinic will make you custom fit bleaching trays by taking impressions of your upper and lower teeth.
Such mouthpieces are filled with strongest and advanced whitening gel
These whitening trays needs to fit well as it helps the whitening agent stay in contact with your teeth.
You need to wear the mouthpiece for the period of 2-3 weeks for several hours every day. Our experience staff will go over instructions on how properly use them at Home.
At Denton Family Dental Clinic we provide Free At Home -Whitening Kits after treatment completion and for our regular patients for the lifetime. .
This is one of the popular cosmetic dental procedure as you'll get most dramatic teeth whitening result in a single visit. This usually takes 30 to 90 minutes.
At Denton Family Dental Clinic, we use stronger and effective specialized ZOOM In office whitening treatment to safely complete your treatment.
ZOOM Teeth Whitening
One of the widely used system as it can be effectively achieve instant brighter smile.
- This can make your teeth could be up to 7 shades whiter.
- Reversing stains from food and drinks, aging, even discoloration from some types of medication in 45-60 mins.
- The system is safe.
- A high concentration of active substances brightens the outer layer of the enamel, without changing the internal structure.
- Whitening is completed by a fluoridation procedure, this reduces the sensitivity of the enamel and gives the bleached surface a shine.
If you choose ZOOM whitening your treatment starts with your dentist checking your current shade, so you can both see the dramatic difference after your treatment is complete.
Once you're ready, just sit back as your professional handles the next steps:
At first, a protective coating is placed on the gum tissue and lips and a layer of advanced whitening gel is applied to your teeth.
To speed up the whitening process, blue LED lamp is placed your teeth. This accelerates the whitening. The lamp has variable settings ensure you'll get a comfortable experience.
This is repeated three times - and is completed in just 45 minutes.
Once you've reached your desired shade, your dentist will apply our post-treatment gel to help protect enamel and reduce sensitivity.
Before you leave your dentist's office, you'll receive customized whitening trays and a take Home whitening kit, which is included in the price of your treatment. This way, you can top-up the brightness of your smile whenever you want to.
In the first 24 hours after the procedure, it is recommended not to use coloring products: coffee, tea, soda, red wine, and also to refrain from smoking. Do not use a colored toothpaste or mouthwash.
Recommendation for best lasting effect:
It is recommended to have a professional hygienic cleaning of teeth 2-5 days before whitening. This procedure is necessary to remove plaque and dental deposits, which can prevent whitening and achieve the optimal result.
Whitening of the teeth is not a one-time procedure. It will need to be repeated from time to time. The result after the whitening of the teeth is visible and can persists for several years. Whitening effect's lifetime depends on the individual diet and the lifestyle of the patient.
For long-term preservation of the result, we provide the at Home bleaching trays.
In addition, good oral care and regular professional cleaning are also able to keep whiter smile for a long time. Conducting professional cleaning of teeth in the dental office to eliminate the formation of plaque and calculus.
In order to maintain healthy and beautiful smile do not forget to visit your dental professionals at Denton Family Dental Clinic twice a year for a regular dental checkup and cleanings.