Tooth Whitening An Overview
Discolored or yellow teeth are a common cosmetic concern. Many patients feel dissatisfied with the appearance of their smile because of the color of their teeth. Teeth whitening is a safe, highly effective cosmetic treatment option to brighten and whiten your smile.
Tooth discoloration is common and generally does not pose an immediate oral health concern. However, many patients feel embarrassed or self-conscious of their smile when their teeth are not white. Teeth whitening can help patients feel more confident and improve their quality of life.
Tooth Whitening What to Expect
Dr. Aubrey Myers offers teeth whitening treatment options for a range of cosmetic goals. Dr. Myers will assist patients in choosing a whitening option that will fufill their goals and fit their budget.
Take Home Whitening Kits
We offer take-home whitening kits for a more cost effective way to whiten teeth. Take home whitening kits allow patients to whiten their teeth from the comfort of their own homes. Professional grade take-home kits offer better results than over the counter options and reduce the risk of sensitivity and minimize irritation to the gums. Dr. Myers will take molds of your teeth so that whitening trays fit snugly against the teeth to evenly distribute the whitening gel. Take home kits gradually whiten teeth over a span of a few weeks. Dr. Myers will discuss the specifics of use for your best result.
In Office Whitening
In-office teeth whitening offers immediate results whitening teeth up to 8 shades in just 1 hour. In-office whitening is great for patients looking for an immediate result. A high-grade whitening gel is applied to the teeth and is designed to reduce tooth sensitivity and minimize the impact on the gums and other soft tissues. The gel is activated using a special light. This process may be repeated 2-3 times depending on the patient’s whitening goals.