Hamilton dentist discusses the benefits of teeth whitening
Do you have an upcoming job interview in which you’d really like to impress the recruiter? Is there a reunion or other important event in your near future? Are you just tired of being unhappy with your smile? If you answered yes to any of these questions, professional teeth whitening from Dentistry on Parkdale in Hamilton ON may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Our options for professional teeth whitening are some of the most sought after at-home and in-office services available. Dentistry on Parkdale provides a safe, cost-effective way to remove years of discoloration and give you the flawless, vibrant smile of your dreams.
The idea of whiter teeth sounds great, but many people don’t realize how easy it is to make that idea a reality. Years of certain oral habits, medications, or diet can discolor the smile, leaving you feeling embarrassed.
Teeth whitening has risen to fame as one of the most popular cosmetic dental services available. Its increase in popularity is because there are so many benefits from professional teeth whitening.
Benefits of teeth whitening
Enhanced Appearance – Discoloration and stains on the teeth can mar your appearance. A whiter smile instantly enhances your appearance.
Increased Confidence – Whether you are out with friends, at a job interview, or on a date, your confidence will shine when you are proud of your smile.
Minimizes signs of aging – When people look at your face they will be drawn to your sparkling smile, which can lessen the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
It’s Affordable – While many cosmetic procedures can be expensive, teeth whitening is a cost-effective way to achieve big results with a small price tag.
Improved Attitude – Have you ever noticed that when you look better, you feel better? Having that improved attitude can help you engage more, talk more, and even take more risks.
At Dentistry on Parkdale we offer both in-office and at-home teeth whitening.
In-office teeth whitening
With the Zoom! whitening, we will prep the mouth and apply the whitening gel to the teeth. A light is used to activate the gel, removing discoloration and whitening the teeth. The entire process is repeated three times to achieve the optimal shade of white. Afterward, a post-treatment gel is applied to minimize sensitivity.
Benefits of professional in-office teeth whitening
- In-office sessions are finished in one appointment, often taking less than an hour
- In-office sessions provide professional supervision to ensure the whitening is even and the gums and tongue are protected.
- In-office sessions provide results that can be up to eight shades whiter.
At-home teeth whitening
With at-home whitening, we will take impressions of the mouth to make custom-fit whitening trays. Patients will be supplied with the trays, whitening gel, and instructions for how to apply the gel and how long to leave it on. Patients will continue to use the trays each day for a specified amount of time to achieve the desired shade. Once the whitening process is complete, the trays can be used for periodic touch-ups whenever necessary.
Benefits of professional at-home teeth whitening
- Patients are given a series of trays and whitening gel to apply to their teeth in the comfort of their own home.
- Custom-fit trays ensure even whitening.
- Gradual whitening gives results that appear slowly over the course of several weeks
- Professional guidance to ensure the procedure is done safely and correctly.
It’s important to note that teeth can still be susceptible to stains after whitening treatment. It’s advised to avoid dark colored foods and beverages such as wine, tea, coffee, and soda whenever possible. If you do consume these foods and beverages make sure to brush or rinse the teeth afterward. Smoking is also a major cause of tooth discoloration. Patients who smoke or use tobacco are advised to quit to improve their health and the appearance of their smiles.
If you are in the Hamilton, ON area, the team at Dentistry on Parkdale is ready to help you have a beautiful, healthy smile. It’s time to stop hiding your smile and start sharing it with the world. To schedule your consultation for professional teeth whitening, call us today at 905-547-4940.