Professional teeth whitening can transform your smile, eliminating stains caused by coffee, tea, red wine, tobacco, or the natural aging process. At the Family Dental Group in Gardner, Paxton, and Northborough, Massachusetts, the team of general dentists offers in-office teeth whitening to teenagers and adults. Just one outpatient procedure can brighten your smile by several shades. Call the nearest office to request a teeth whitening consultation, or book an appointment online today.
Consider professional teeth whitening at the Family Dental Group if you want a treatment method that:
Various over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments are available, but many use harsh chemicals and offer less-than-ideal results. Working with the Family Dental Group team can help you achieve the smile of your dreams.
Yes. Your teeth naturally change color as you get older. Most discoloration comes on naturally because of general wear-and-tear. Your enamel weakens due to biting and chewing, allowing more of the yellow dentin underneath to appear.
Lifestyle factors can also cause tooth discoloration, including:
Your oral hygiene also plays a role. You can reduce the risk of tooth discoloration by brushing and flossing daily.
Professional teeth whitening is an outpatient procedure that takes 60-90 minutes on average.*
Your Family Dental Group provider covers your gums and tongue with a protective dam and applies a hydrogen peroxide gel to the surfaces of your teeth. After the solution sits for several minutes, your provider points a light at your teeth, causing a whitening reaction.
The solution is absorbed by your teeth, oxidizing the discolored molecules within the teeth. The oxidation process causes the stains to lighten, making your smile appear significantly whiter.
Your Family Dental Group provider repeats the same steps until you’re happy with the results. Afterward, they polish your teeth and explain how to maintain your results.
Professional teeth whitening results usually last 4-6 months, but it’s possible to maintain them with good oral hygiene. The Family Dental Group team recommends:
Routine checkups help maintain your results.
Call the nearest Family Dental Group office to schedule professional teeth whitening, or book an appointment online today.
*Individual results may vary.