The Take-Home Whitening System uses a revolutionary gel to whiten your teeth over a few days and you may go even lighter with additional applications.
What is teeth whitening?
Teeth whitening is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration of enamel and dentin.
What can cause tooth discoloration?
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea or tobacco. During tooth formation consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.
Who may benefit from teeth whitening?
Just about anyone can benefit from tooth whitening. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. With an oral exam, Drs. Lackpour or Kowsari can determine if you are a candidate for this procedure, including a shade assessment.
Is teeth whitening becoming more popular?
Absolutely! A bright, beautiful smile can make a big difference. The new Whitening Systems make it easier and faster than ever before.
Is teeth whitening safe?
Yes, research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available. Tooth whitening products, are not recommended for children under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating women.
Do the results last a long time?
By following some simple post whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. We recommend flossing, brushing twice daily with Whitening Toothpaste, and touch-ups with whitening take-home gel. These are professional formula products designed specifically to keep your teeth their brightest. They are available through our office.
How long does the Take-Home Whitening take?
The take-home gel is designed to be worn for a few hours per day depending on the concentration. Drs. Lackpour or Kowsari will advise you on how long you should wear each application.