Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures in the world today. 

There are simple ways to brighten your smile quickly and easily, depending on the cause of the discoloration. 

Discolored and yellow teeth are very common and have different causes, including:

Remember, the best way to keep your smile sparkling is to take good care of it.

Common Reasons For Teeth Whitening

People have many reasons to whiten their teeth, including to have:

  • Improved confidence
  • A more attractive smile
  • Healthier looking teeth
  • Removal of stains, including from coffee or smoking

People also look into addressing yellow teeth before a major event, such as a wedding. 

Common Types of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is perhaps one of the most common procedures recommended in cosmetic dentistry. It is a quick and non-invasive treatment that is convenient and affordable. 

In-office teeth whitening 

Delivers optimum results in a relatively short amount of time, thanks to the use of a relatively high concentration of pain-free bleaching gel. Performed under the supervision of a dentist, this method of whitening yields results that are visible immediately.

At-home teeth whitening 

At-home teeth whitening is a kit that is purchased at the dentist office that will allow you to whiten your teeth at your own convenience. You may also be able to purchase custom trays fitted specifically for your mouth which can allow you to whiten teeth are your convenience. 

Our dentist offices provide multiple treatment options that provide long-term whitening, when all maintenance instructions have been followed.

Common Ways Teeth Get Stained

While dentin, the hard, inner part of teeth, is responsible for the color of teeth as they age, stained enamel is the primary cause of discolored teeth. Possible reasons for stained teeth include:

Who Whitens Teeth?

If you aren’t happy with the color of your teeth, there are several options to whiten and brighten your smile, including teeth whitening, bonding and veneers. Make an appointment with one of our general dentists to see which option would be the best option for you. To find a dental office near you, visit our locations page.