There are a lot of options when it comes to whitening your teeth, but the experts at Laguna View Family Dental hope that you will choose them when you are looking for the ageless, classic enhancement. Our dentist knows the ins and outs when it comes to giving your smile the radiance you have always dreamed about. Whether you use one of our take home kits or have your teeth whitened while you are here, you are sure to be in love with the results.
Why Do I need Teeth Whitening?
Over time, you eat a lot of food and drink a lot of beverages, right? That is a given. However, the properties of many of these foods and beverages (particularly acidic ones) leave residue on your teeth. Spices and berries along with red wines and coffee have very dark pigments that get left behind as you go about your day after consumption. Tobacco products of any variety also stain (let alone decay) your teeth. Not brushing and flossing regularly is often a problem, along with prolonged lapses between visits to your hygienist for cleanings. Sometimes, the problem goes deeper and stains below the surface of your teeth. This kind of problem calls for a more drastic alteration, such as a crown or veneer.
Is Teeth Whitening Bad For My Teeth?
Not at all. Our dental team is comprised of professionals, and our equipment is state of the art. Everything is approved for safe teeth whitening. Any risk you might experience (due to pregnancy or something of that variety) should and will be discussed at your appointment or consultation.
Other than the color difference, you may notice a tad bit of sensitivity. This is not always the case, but when they are,it is very temporary and short-lived. Whitening has other benefits too, as it allows our team to see cracks in the teeth and they can then be corrected. This decreases your chances of being sensitive after the fact.
How Does Teeth Whitening Work?
Our team will coat your teeth in a gel used by professionals that helps remove the pigments and stains that have settled into the surface of your teeth. We can perform it here if you would like, or for your convenience, you can take our professional kit home with you to use on your own. These results are long term to boot! Our treatments can even last more than a year, with extensions by coming in for a touch-up or taking a kit home.