Considering brightening your smile? You’re not the only one. According to The American Association of Orthodontists, almost 90% of dental patients request teeth whitening. There are three general choices:
Over-the-Counter Whitening Products
Over-the-counter whitening products contain special chemical agents that gently break down stains. You can compare it to what laundry stain removal does to your clothing. These products include (but are not limited to) whitening toothpaste and whitening strips. Look for the ADA seal of acceptance on the product. Brands with this seal are tested for safety and effectiveness. However, please be aware that even products with the seal take weeks of diligent use to make any noticeable difference.
Smiles Unlimited can take a mold of your mouth and provide you customized bleaching trays and a prescription-level hydrogen-peroxide bleaching gel to take home. Dr. Rakhi Jani will direct you as to the time and duration of your application based on your teeth’s current shade and your desired level of brightness.
Here at Smiles Unlimited in Livermore, California, we offer in-office teeth whitening. Dr. Rakhi Jani will first cover your gums with a protective layer or shield. Then she will apply a coat of a special whitening gel to your teeth. Depending on the type of gel used, she may shine a special laser onto your teeth. This will help activate the chemicals in the gel. In only one visit, your teeth will be visibly whiter. You can trust us to treat your teeth safely and effectively.
Call us at 925.344.5757 for whiter teeth today.