Dental Solutions of Jenkintown
505 Old York Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046
Some of our patients come to us wanting whiter teeth because they see movie and television stars with perfect white smiles. Once you see a celebrity’s brilliant white teeth, you expect the same for yourself. Other patient’s want a more natural look; typically the color their teeth were when they were young. Our dentist can help you select a shade that works with your skin tone.
Having a teeth bleaching dentist whiten your teeth is the only way to get dramatic results quickly and safely. Typical in-office teeth bleaching can lighten your teeth five to seven shades in an hour. If you want a movie star smile with dazzling, bright teeth, you will have to see a dentist. Even if you just want a noticeably whiter smile, not a Hollywood smile, you can only get it from a dentist.
Teeth whitening works best on extrinsic stains, such as those caused by aging, eating or drinking dark-colored foods and beverages, and tobacco use. Deep intrinsic stains, such as those caused by decay, certain antibiotics or an injury, do not respond well to topical bleaching. Fillings, crowns and veneers do not respond to topical bleaching either.
Call us for a consultation with our teeth bleaching dentist. You’ll learn if you can achieve the smile you want with a teeth whitening treatment.
If you come in for an examination, our dentist can determine if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening at home. If so, our dentist will need an impression of your teeth made for a custom whitening tray. You want the tray to fit exactly so the bleaching gel won’t leak onto your gums. Once the tray is ready, our dentist will prepare a special bleaching gel and explain how to whiten your teeth at home. Typically, patients use the tray for an hour a day for two weeks. Give us a call to schedule a consultation and see if teeth bleaching in the privacy of your home is right for you.
We base your teeth bleaching cost on the system used, the extent of the staining, and whether you would like in-office whitening or a take-home kit. If our dentist has to color match existing restorations, this may add to your cost. Call our office to book a consultation with our teeth whitening dentist. He or she can provide you with a quote after examining your teeth. We strive to keep our fees for teeth whitening affordable so as many people as possible can enjoy the benefits of a radiant smile.
Teeth whitening products you can buy in a store can lighten your teeth slightly with several weeks of use, but often the result isn’t even noticeable because the bleaching solution is not strong. OTC products do work well if you have light staining, but they are not effective on moderate to heavy staining. Only a dentist can use a professional-grade solution in an office or provide a take-home teeth whitening treatment that offers visible results quickly. If you’ve been disappointed by the promises of OTC whitening products, call us and request a consultation.
Although there are different teeth whitening systems your dentist can choose from, you can expect these standard steps:
If you would like to have bright, white teeth to show off, call us and request a consultation for teeth whitening in Jenkintown.