• Teeth Whitening
    • Everybody loves a bright white smile, and there are a variety of products and procedures available to help you improve the look of yours. Many people are satisfied with the sparkle they get from daily oral hygiene and regular cleanings at your dentist’s office, but if you decide you would like to go beyond this to make your smile look brighter, then look no further… You have come to the right place. Tooth Whitening – The LASER way

      What is laser teeth whitening?

      Laser teeth whitening is the safest and easiest dental cosmetic procedure available. If you are one of those people who feel obliged to cover your mouth with your hand when you laugh, and smile with your lips firmly closed, you are an ideal candidate for teeth whitening. Laser teeth whitening treatment involves the usage of a gel that contains hydrogen peroxide and an LED special light that activates the gel to shorten the treatment time in approximately 8 minutes. That’s right. Just 8 minutes to bright shining teeth.

      Why are my teeth stained?

      There are many reasons why people have stained teeth, sometimes through no fault of their own. The most common source of tooth stain of course is through food and drinks consumption. Over the years you may have consumed coffee or tea frequently, which all stain your teeth. Nicotine is another reason for having stained teeth, and even if you no longer smoke, the effects may be clearly seen on the surface of your teeth. Such stains are not removed by flossing and brushing your teeth. These types of teeth stains are called extrinsic stains and are relatively easier to remove compared to intrinsic stains which are embedded deep in the tooth structure. Intrinsic stains are caused by excessive fluoride and tetracycline intake while your teeth develop up to thirteen years of age. Other genetic factors can contribute to stubborn intrinsic stain formation. However, laser teeth whitening treatment has shown great success in removing these types of stains. In some cases multiple tooth whitening treatments are required to achieve desired whitening results.

      How effective is tooth whitening?

      Teeth whitening results vary from one individual to another. Some factors that will determine the degree of whitening are: Type of stain, Enamel density and your tolerance to sensitivity. Our doctors will perform an oral examination to assess whether or not you are a good candidate for teeth whitening. This examination is necessary to diagnose the extent of the staining and to determine the natural shade of your teeth and to what degree they can be whitened. A dental cleaning is suggested for better whitening results. In general the tooth whitening process is very effective especially on extrinsic stains such as nicotine stain, green tea stain, coffee stain, red wine stains etc.

      How long does it take?

      The actual process takes approximately thirty minutes with a regular tooth whitening system. But with a LASER whitening system, it would take a maximum of 5-8 minutes. That is all……