Teeth whitening never fails to make your smile look good. White, bright teeth appear clean and well maintained; thus giving you a positive image to friends, loved ones, and new people you meet. People have this impression that white teeth are synonymous with having optimum oral health. You never know who you’ll meet today, tomorrow or the day after that. Having sparkling pearly whites is a great way to look great in photographs, be at your best all the time, and create impressions that truly last.
How Teeth Whitening is Done
Teeth whitening is a fast and simple cosmetic dentistry treatment that delivers stunning results. At Belmont Dental Care, we offer you two ways to whiten the color of natural tooth enamel. You can either take our in-office treatment or do the whitening treatment yourself at home. Both treatments will give you noticeably white teeth.
What is In-Office Teeth Whitening?
Teeth whitening performed in our dental office involves the application of bleaching gel to your teeth. First, Dr. Mark J. Fleming covers your lips and gums. This is a necessary step, to ensure that the soft tissues of your mouth won’t be exposed to the bleach. Once your mouth’s soft tissues are all covered, the gel is applied to your teeth. Since dentists and dental hygienists are trained and experienced professionals, you can be sure that the application is evenly and safely done. You will get the results you want without damaging the enamel of your teeth and without irritating your gums.
After gel application, Dr. Fleming will use a special light to cure the bleach on your teeth. This speeds up the process and ensures that stains and discoloration are all removed. The doctor will direct the light on each tooth, so as not to miss any spot. In about an hour or two, you will have brighter, whiter teeth than before. In-office teeth whitening will give you dazzling white teeth in as little as a single office visit.
What is At-Home Teeth Whitening?
For those of you who prefer do-it-yourself teeth whitening, you can use our at-home whitening kit. This kit contains customized bleaching trays and a whitening gel. The dentist will instruct you to apply the bleach to the tray and then wear the tray for a prescribed amount of time every day. It is entirely up to you when you want to wear your bleaching tray. Most patients use their trays during sleep, but this is not mandatory. The trays are made of smooth, flexible, transparent plastic, so you can always wear yours during the day. They key is to use your whitening tray as prescribed. In about 1 to 2 weeks of using the trays every day, you will achieve the results you want.
At-home teeth whitening can be a touch up treatment for maintenance of your white teeth after in-office bleaching. However, this can also be your primary teeth whitening solution. The results may be gradual but they sure are effective!
Consult with Dr. Mark J. Fleming for your Teeth Whitening Concerns
It is best for you to consult with a dentist who specializes in teeth whitening, so you will achieve the results you want without experiencing any pain and discomfort. Dr. Fleming will need to examine your teeth, so he can recommend the best form of teeth whitening for you. In-office and at-home teeth whitening can whiten your natural teeth effectively. Call us today at (480) 609-0050 to set your appointment and discuss teeth whitening with Dr. Fleming.
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