Complete evaluation for bleaching is necessary. This would include a thorough medical history as well as an intraoral examination. It is important to determine if crowns and old fillings are present since they will not bleach.
The teeth are isolated and bleach is applied. Patients can watch TV during the process.
Many people associate professional teeth whitening with movie stars and brides – but in fact, it is the most popular procedure in cosmetic dentistry.
Stained or discolored teeth are very common among adults of all ages, and come from a variety of sources, such as:
Those of us with stained teeth tend to brush more vigorously; this can remove the enamel from your teeth, causing further discoloration and serious dental problems. Others use over-the-counter whitening kits, but they don’t have the prescription strength and lasting effects of a professional teeth-whitening procedure.
The key to a long lasting, bright, white smile is to have them whitened by a cosmetic dentist before discoloration becomes too severe. Whether you choose an in-office or at-home procedure, you can be sure to receive solid advice, professional care, and a smile that will knock their socks off!