Your teeth are a distinct feature that people notice about you. You would feel confident to flash an award-winning smile. Sadly, if you have stained teeth, it lowers your self-confidence. The good news is you can whiten the teeth safely. Find out why teeth discolor and if teeth whitening is right for you.
Teeth discoloration occurs when the shade of your teeth change. The teeth may darken, turn yellow, or develop colored spots. Below are some causes of teeth discoloration.
There are various teeth whitening treatment options available for you. Our dentist will recommend teeth bleaching options based on one or more of the following factors:
There are three main types of teeth whitening treatment available for you, as explained below:
It’s useful to discuss whitening methods with a cosmetic dentist near you before trying out any form. The cosmetic dentist will recommend a treatment plan which addresses your needs. You will discuss the different approaches and your desired whitening results. It would help if you are patient with the dentist’s process and adhere to the instructions. If you want to achieve quick results, our dentist will recommend professional teeth whitening.
In-office whitening provides dramatic results, our dentist in Lynn. Alan Palmer DDS will apply the bleaching product directly on the teeth. Next, we apply heat and light to speed the process. The results are visible between 30 to 60 minutes of teeth whitening treatment. To achieve reliable results, you will schedule return visits with our cosmetic dentist. The dental team will repeat the process during the return visits until the desired results are achieved.
Teeth whitening is safe, although you may experience some undesirable effects such as:
The whitening results are not a permanent solution. Exposing your teeth to colored foods and beverages will stain your teeth, making the newly attained whiteness fade. Therefore, to maintain the freshly acquired results, you can do the following:
Teeth bleaching works and produces reliable results, but ensure you stick to our dentist-approved methods. Our dentist at Lynn Alan Palmer DDS will recommend a way that best suits your needs. Book an appointment today for a consultation with our expert dentist in Houston area, such as Memorial, Spring Branch, Katy, North Houston, Bunker Hill Village, Sugar Land, Alvin, Friendswood, Fulrshear, and Baytown.