Whitening and Bleaching
If you prefer teeth that are immediately whiter right now or you would rather whiten your teeth over a few nights while you sleep, Dr. West has your answer with bleach whitening! Our In-Office Laser Whitening System uses proprietary technology to whiten your teeth an average of 3 shades in 20 minutes while you relax at your dentist’s office. It’s ideal for anyone who wants immediate results. You have a very extremely small chance of sensitivity with this system. Other systems leave you with sensitivity to air, water and eating, this system leaves you brighter without the usual bleaching pain associated with other high percentage bleach/laser systems.
What can cause tooth discoloration?
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea or tobacco. During tooth formation consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.
Who may benefit from tooth whitening?
Just about anyone can benefit from tooth whitening. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. With an oral exam, Dr. West can determine if you are a candidate for this procedure, including a shade assessment.
Is tooth whitening becoming more popular?
Absolutely! A bright, beautiful smile can make a big difference. The Zoom! Whitening System makes it easier and faster than ever before.
Is tooth whitening safe?
Yes, research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available. As with any tooth whitening product.
Do the results last a long time?
By following some simple post whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. We recommend flossing, brushing twice daily. These are professional formula products designed specifically to keep your teeth their brightest. They are available through our office. If you are a coffee, tea, or wine drinker you will need more attention and will need the take home whitening pens to maintain your whitest possible smile.
*Individual results may vary.