Are You A Candidate for Teeth Whitening?
If you are experiencing any oral health issues, we will need to provide general and restorative dentistry treatments before moving ahead with any cosmetic enhancements, such as whitening.
The best teeth whitening candidates should:
- Be at least sixteen years old
- Free from periodontal (gum) disease
- Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
- Have no current cavities
- Free from medical conditions such as diabetes
- Free from exposed roots due to disease or decay
- Not be allergic to peroxide
Top Teeth Whitening Options
In-house Teeth Whitening
Tooth whitening can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surface.
Convenient At-home Option
If you want a more affordable whitening system, we offer leading professional take-home whitening kits. The kits come in varying strengths and various flavors.
Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening
Don’t let dental stains downplay the beautiful features of your smile. To learn more about our in-office and take-home teeth whitening options, contact our office today.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any crowns or fillings on the front teeth, they will not change colour with whitening. Whitening the surrounding teeth may make the crowns and fillings stand out.
Federal guidelines state that teeth whitening is perfectly safe when carried out by a registered dental professional.
Depending on the type of teeth whitening and how well you maintain your teeth, whitening can last for anywhere from 6 months to up to 3 years.
Teeth whitening is not often covered by insurance. Call your insurance provider to find out if they cover you. We can provide an estimate for you to submit to your provider.
There are different ways to whiten your teeth and they come with different risks.. It is important to follow directions on take-home teeth whitening kits to avoid problems with sensitivity. Always consider having your teeth whitened under a dentist’s care.