With so many teeth whitening options available—both over-the-counter and professional—it can be difficult to determine which option is best for your teeth. While in-office whitening systems are effective, take home teeth whitening is least aggressive.
Teeth typically become discolored through extrinsic factors like coffee, wine, or smoking—or through intrinsic factors like medications, or excessive fluoride use. Although some people experience discoloration simply due to aging.
Before your whitening procedure begins, your dentist will complete initial prep work, including a thorough cleaning of your teeth and gums. Next, he or she will apply the whitening solution onto any exposed surfaces. Depending on the whitening system being utilized, a light source may be used to enhance the whitening gel.
We make take home teeth whitening trays, and Opalescence whitening gel tubes will be included in the package.
- Opalescence: Using high-concentrated peroxide gel, this whitening technique offers brighter, whiter teeth in about two weeks.