There is no doubt that the smile is our most unique and personal feature. Sadly, there are far too many people who feel embarrassment over the appearance of their teeth, and thus hide their smiles in social and professional settings. If you are not happy with the brightness of your smile, teeth whitening is the ideal treatment for you. For several years now, teeth whitening has topped the list of cosmetic dental treatments. This form of enhancement is dramatically effective, leading to a brighter smile and greater confidence.
Before beginning teeth whitening treatment, your Smile in Style dentist will evaluate the health of your teeth and gums. In the presence of cavities or gum disease, teeth whitening can be uncomfortable and ineffective at improving the smile. Treating these conditions first is important to comfort and satisfactory results.
In our practice, teeth whitening is accomplished with the Kör Deep Bleaching technique, which has given the best results of the techniques we have tried and researched. To begin treatment, moulds of your teeth are taken during a visit to our office. From these, custom-fitted whitening splints are made.
The Deep Bleaching technique is effective and simple to complete. Once your splints are completed, you are sent home with a supply of whitening gel, which is applied into splints and worn nightly for two weeks. After the home regimen has been completed, some patients are happy with the results and finish there. Other patients continue to complete a further in chair bleaching session which gives improved results. Another more lengthy deep bleach treatment option is available for tetracycline stained cases.
We use a whitening gel that has been tested extensively, and has been proven safe and effective. In a small percentage of test subjects, mild sensitivity occurred when teeth were exposed to hot or cold temperatures. Tooth sensitivity associated with teeth whitening is not permanent, and will subside in the days following the completion of a whitening regimen.
The time that results last after teeth whitening is dependent on various factors. Those who smoke, or consume foods and beverages known to cause stains, may require touch-up treatment sooner than others. However, it is possible to retain a vibrant, dazzling smile with occasional maintenance whitening, such as wearing whitening splints one night a month. We can provide you with the teeth whitening gel so that you can maintain the whiteness of your teeth yourself.
Your smile can reach new heights with effective teeth whitening. Contact us for your treatment today.