Teeth Whitening

Our teeth can discolor through the years as our enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of our teeth, to show through. This is what gives our teeth a yellowish tint. Teeth whitening helps restore teeth to a shiny white color through the use of bleach.

Teeth whitening methods
There are two popular teeth whitening options available through your dentist. The first involves the use of take home whitening kits. These whitening kits are purchased from your doctor for use at home. The strength of the gel used in these kits is higher than that used for over the counter bleaching, and thus the gel can be applied for shorter periods of time. Usually the trays are worn for 1-2 hours a day or overnight.

The second method we offer is laser whitening. 

It is best to consult your dentist to understand which whitening option is best for you. There are potential risks and limitations of tooth whitening.