Teeth Whitening

It's hard to imagine anything more appealing than a sparkling, white smile. Yet our teeth rarely stay as white as we'd like them to without a little help. Fortunately, that help is available at the dental office.

Teeth Whitening Before and After.Teeth whitening done in a professional dental setting is a safe, effective way to brighten your smile. It's also perhaps the most economical cosmetic dental procedure. Depending on the whitening method you choose, results can be dramatic: in-office whitening, for example, can lighten teeth three to eight shades in a single hour.

Professionally supervised whitening will work faster, and protect sensitive gums and tooth-root surfaces better, than over-the-counter whitening products. Having an oral exam before you begin any whitening process is an important first step to make sure your tooth discoloration is not the result of a dental condition in need of treatment. Also, please be aware that it can be risky to have whitening solutions applied to your teeth by untrained personnel in shopping malls. If you have any questions about which whitening method would be best for you, talk to us first.

 

Professional Whitening Methods

Professional whitening makes use of high-concentration bleaching gels that are not available over the counter.

  • In-Office Whitening — This technique offers the fastest results with the most powerful whitening solutions available. First, your gums and tooth-root surfaces will be covered with a protective barrier to ensure your safety. A thin plastic device known as a retractor will hold your lips and cheeks away from your teeth as a professional-strength hydrogen peroxide gel is applied (30%). The LED lighted mouthpiece will be used to activate the whitening gel. When it is removed, the results will be obvious immediately.

 

  • Take-Home Whitening — This is another effective way to whiten your teeth, though you will play a greater role in ensuring the best possible results. The take home system is a milder form of the withening gel (7%) and there for it can be done safely from home with a once daily application for 5-7 days.

Caring for Your Whitened Smile

There are lots of things you can do to make sure your whitening results last as long as possible, and this will vary from person to person (six months to two years or even longer). First of all, please maintain your usual, conscientious routine of brushing and flossing every day, and keep up with your regular schedule of professional cleanings at the dental office. Avoid foods and beverages that stain, including red wine, tea and coffee. If you smoke, use your newly whitened teeth as an impetus to quit — a good idea in any event! A minor touch-up every so often, either at home or at the dental office, can keep your smile bright and beautiful for years.

ABOUT GLO PROFESSIONAL WHITENING

 
A beautiful, healthy, white smile has the power to change your life and make you light up-inside and out! We are proud to be a certified GLO Science dental practice,offering our patients the very best teeth whitening experience and results available anywhere - with faster appointments, superior results, and little to no sensitivity. We offer a variety of GLO teeth whitening options that fit your lifestyle and whitening needs, available exclusively through certified GLO dental practices like ours. Let us customize the best whitening treatment for you!
 

 

GLO DUAL WHITENING

Get dramatic whitening results in under an hour with little to no sensitivity.The GLO amplifying mouthpiece with warming heat technology speeds up the whitening process for safe, clinically proven, professional whitening results. Then, you go home with the same award - winning device we use in the office, along with professional strength GLO whitening gel, so you can continue whitening at home for the longest lasting, most stable whitening results you can get.

GLO PROFESSIONAL TAKE-HOME WHITENING KIT

Whiten with professional GLO technology and professional strength whitening gel in the
comfort of your own home. Use on its own or as part of GLO Dual Whitening.

GLO VIALS–PRO STRENGTH

Just brush on and GLO! The easiest way to whiten on the go. For use on their own or amplify with the GLO device. No messy strips, no inconvenient trays, no sensitivity. Whiten anywhere and anytime

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