Teeth Whitening

Is tooth discoloration the only thing standing between you and a white, glowing smile? If so, then you may benefit from teeth whitening. There are several benefits to teeth whitening. From boosting your self confidence to maintaining better oral hygiene, opting to have a tooth whitening treatment in office or at home is a cost efficient, effective way to improve your quality of life. With a vibrant smile that can be achieved by a simple tooth whitening procedure, you will look younger and improve your overall mood. If you’re interested in a brighter, whiter smile, Pecan Park Dental can help.

What types of stains can be teeth whitening remedy?

There are a number of stains that teeth whitening treatments can get rid of, such as wine, soda, juice, certain fruits and coffee stains. Teeth whitening can also eliminate stains that are caused by aging. As you get older you may notice that your teeth take a grayish tint, and teeth whitening can remedy this. In addition, if you have ever smoked and your teeth are currently discolored by tobacco use, teeth whitening can give you back your white smile.

Who is an ideal candidate for teeth whitening?

Virtually anyone who would like for their smile to be brighter is a good candidate for teeth whitening. Even those who have tooth and gum sensitivity or believe that the stains in their teeth may be too embedded can benefit from this treatment. Given that there are different teeth whitening methods available, you and your dentist are sure to find a technique that works for you and provides you with the results that you are looking for. Though Arlington teeth whitening is typically not recommended for patients who suffer from thinning teeth, damaged teeth due to trauma or enamel issues, Pecan Park Dental will be able to provide those patients with an alternative treatment plan to ensure that they can be proud of their smile as well.

What types of teeth whitening procedures are available?

Thanks to modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry, there are a wide range of teeth whitening methods to choose from. At home teeth whitening kits, as well as in office tooth whitening procedures are available. Rather than spend large amounts of money on other cosmetic enhancement procedures that may not even give you the results that you desire, you can trust that teeth whitening will be well worth your time and the minimal costs associated with the treatment.

In Office Teeth Whitening

One of the easiest and cost effective ways to enhance your look is by improving your smile. A bright, white smile not only provides you with a boost in self confidence but can open up a number of doors both professionally and personally. In Office Teeth Whitening at Pecan Park Dental can give you the smile that you’ve always wanted quickly and affordably. If you feel as though your smile may be holding you back, then why not give yourself the sparkling smile that you deserve with an in office teeth whitening treatment.

What types of stains can be removed during in office teeth whitening?

In Office Teeth Whitening can remove stains that other whiteners cannot. Coffee, tea, soda, wine and juice stains are all typically easily removed during an in office teeth whitening treatment. Also, as you age, you may notice that your teeth have dulled and that your teeth have become yellow or gray. In Office Teeth Whitening can help to return your teeth to their brilliant white shade and improve your overall oral hygiene.

Is in office teeth whitening the right option for me?

In Office Teeth Whitening treatments are safe and effective, making them an ideal option for just about anyone who would like a brilliant white smile as quickly as possible. For patients that have a mild gum or tooth sensitivity, in home teeth whitening utilizes a solution that isn’t absorbed by the teeth as quickly and uses ingredients which help to desensitize the teeth. This form of tooth whitening is considered to be the fastest way to achieve a whiter smile, as well as the safest. If you have a special occasion quickly approaching or just want to look your best without the wait, then in office teeth whitening is right for you.

What can I expect during the in office teeth whitening?

The procedure for in office teeth whitening is a relatively simple one. The process also involves a teeth cleaning and a dental exam, which will be carried out beforehand. After the prep, a cheek extractor is placed into your mouth so that the teeth that are visible when you smile are exposed. Resin or rubber is then applied to your gums, in order to shield them from the whitening solution, after which the whitening gel is applied and kept on your teeth for up to half an hour. The gel is removed and another layer solution is applied if necessary. You will be able to compare your previous tooth shade against your post treatment shade after the treatment has been completed. There are a number of in office teeth whitening products that are used, so you should consult with your dentist to see which product is ideal for you.

At Home Teeth Whitening

If you have tried over the counter at home whitening products and have been disappointed with the results, then you may want to consider asking about take home whitening kits that can only be provided by a licensed dentist.

Dr. Amy Schoening and her knowledgeable staff help their patients to achieve whiter smiles with safe and affordable at home whitening kits, and can do the same to give you a brighter smile that makes a great first impression.

What are the benefits of at home teeth whitening?

One of the primary advantages of at home teeth whitening is that you will be able to carry out the treatments in the comfort of your home. Another benefit is that it is typically more affordable than other teeth whitening options. You can have a brilliant white smile again in a short time, without risking the health of your teeth, given that the solution you will be using is one that is recommended by Dr. Schoening.

Is at home teeth whitening the right choice for me?

There are a number of reasons why patients choose to do at home teeth whitening rather than in office treatments. If your gums or teeth are extremely hypersensitive or if the stains are too deeply embedded into your teeth, then Dr. Schoening will likely recommend at home whitening. She will provide you with the alternative whitening solutions or different concentration levels of traditional solutions to meet your needs.

What is the procedure for at home teeth whitening?

In order to obtain an at home whitening kit you must schedule an appointment with Dr. Schoening, who will take an impression of your teeth. The impressions of both your lower and upper teeth will be used to make custom fit trays in our lab. It will usually take up to a week for these trays to be made. Our office will call to schedule an appointment with you to demonstrate how to properly place the whitening solution into the trays and discuss the details of the at home whitening treatments. You will typically have to wear the dental trays from 30 minutes to an hour each day for two weeks.

How soon can I expect the results from at home Arlington teeth whitening?

Results vary from person to person however, you can expect to see results from the at home teeth whitening kits in just one week. Some patients who have stains which are more resistant may take longer to see the results. To ensure that you get the most out of your at home whitening treatments, its recommended that you avoid foods or liquids that may cause staining, especially during the two weeks that you are using the solution. Wine, coffee, juice, dark vegetables and sodas should be avoided. The at home whitening kits can also be used for touch up purposes one you are through with the initial applications.

If you would like to find out more about the various types of tooth whitening services that we provide, as well as which one may be right for you, then please call (817) 275-4355 or email us today to schedule your consultation with Pecan Park Dental. With extensive experience in brightening smiles, our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you to achieve the smile that you’ve always deserved.