Common Questions About Teeth Whitening

Common Questions About Teeth Whitening

Jul 31, 2018

There are many misconceptions regarding teeth whitening. Many find it a challenge to choose a product that actually works safely for their smiles. My Dental Clinic offers several cosmetic services, including professional teeth whitening. Continue reading on to learn the answers to more commonly asked questions about teeth whitening.

Is whitening safe?

Many over the counter products can be harmful to the gums and cause an individual pain. However, all the products our dental staff use and recommend are safe and effective for bleaching teeth. Some patients may experience sensitivity during or after use for a short period of time.

How long does it take to whiten my teeth?

The amount of time spent with the whitening process will depend on the level of color change the patient is looking for as well as the method being used to whiten. Our in-office teeth whitening treatment provides quicker results in as little as one session. At home teeth, whitening kits will typically take a little longer.

Can I get super white teeth like Hollywood stars? How white can my teeth get?

Talk to your dentist to see a shade chart. This will help you to determine the level of white you are interested in achieving and will show you roughly how long it will take. Everyone’s smile is different and some experience different shades of white.

How long do teeth stay white after whitening?

It is important to be aware of the foods and drinks that yellow teeth in order to know what to avoid. Your dentist may recommend a touch-up treatment. Contact your dental office to see which option is best for your smile. We are eager to help you achieve a new and improved smile!

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