Teeth Whitening Treatments To Dazzle
Get whiter, brighter teeth safely and effectively with teeth whitening treatment at Newman Springs Dental Care.
Teeth whitening or bleaching is a quick, non-invasive procedure that alters the color of the tooth enamel. The procedure involves applying bleaching solution to the teeth to eliminate stains and discoloration.
Teeth bleaching is ideal for:
- Teeth stains and discoloration due to smoking, wine, coffee, tea and medications
- Discoloration due to normal wear
- Fluorosis or excessive fluoridation
Before bleaching, your Lincroft dentist conducts a thorough oral evaluation and corrects problems like decayed or eroded teeth. Bleaching solution only affects natural tooth enamel; for even-colored teeth, restorations are replaced after teeth bleaching. Impressions of your teeth will then be taken to create the customized trays.
What to Expect
Teeth bleaching typically involves more than one visit to the dental office. During in-office bleaching, custom, transparent trays that contain bleaching solution are worn over the teeth under the dentist’s supervision. Before applying the bleaching chemicals, your dentist uses a rubber shield or a protective gel to cover your gums. Laser is also sometimes used to boost the whitening effects of peroxide. The dentist usually provides at-home bleaching kits for maintenance. Expect a bit of tooth sensitivity while you’re whitening your teeth, but this should go away after you stop bleaching.
Teeth bleaching is temporary. You may need a touch-up once every few years or more frequently if you smoke and consume stain-promoting foods and drinks.
Contact your Lincroft dentist from Newman Springs Dental Care at 732-352-3903 today to learn more about our teeth whitening options.