Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatment on the planet. However, those over the counter whitening rinses, strips, polishes, pastes, gels and trays aren’t the safest way to whiten teeth. In fact, they can have serious complications if used too often.
People who use too much over the counter whiteners have complained about chalky, bluish, and even transparent teeth. Sadly, in some cases those problems are permanent.
Professional Tooth Whitening for Beautiful Results
Professional tooth whitening is the safest way to whiten teeth. Because your treatments are monitored, you will get the best possible results.
The Professional Teeth Whitening Process
Dental Specialties Northwest offers two types of professional tooth whitening. These treatments can be used by themselves or together depending on Dr. Sweeney, Dr. Spoor, or Dr. Ansong’s recommendations.
In Office Tooth Whitening
In-office tooth whitening is the quickest and most effective way to whiten your teeth. In a single dental appointment, you can walk in with a dull and lifeless smile and walk out with a picture-perfect grin. While every patient is different, an office tooth whitening session could take anywhere from one to two hours.
Take Home Whitening Kit
Take home whitening kits are customized to give you a brighter smile. If you decide on the take home whitening kit, Dental Specialties Northwest will provide you with customized trays that you will use with a prescription whitening gel. Your trays will be worn according to your dentist’s instructions with dramatic results in four to six weeks.
In some cases, Dental Specialties may recommend both in office and take home whitening trays for stubborn stains and touchups. Keep in mind that any type of tooth whitening product will not work on tough interior stains or teeth that have been previously restored.