FALL CREEK DENTISTRY BLOG

What to Expect From Professional Teeth Whitening

March 26th, 2018
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Most people aren't happy with how their teeth look.

In fact, over 66% of people say their teeth have a negative impact on their confidence, and 46% of those people are afraid the appearance of just their teeth will keep them from getting good jobs.

Turns out, one of the biggest reasons people are uncomfortable with their teeth comes down to a lack of proper cleaning.

Fortunately, this can be turned around.

You should definitely look into the right way to clean your teeth, but making a professional teeth whitening appointment will give you a running start.

This simple treatment can completely change the look of your smile. Let's take a look at what's involved in a professional teeth whitening appointment so you know what to expect.

How Does It Work?

Teeth whitening Dentist Fishers uses bleaching agents to lighten the color of your teeth. The bleaching gel is completely safe to use and will not cause any pain or discomfort.

It is left of the teeth for a controlled amount of time, and once it's washed off, the shade of your teeth can be anywhere from two to eight times whiter than it was before.

But remember, the bright color you'll see directly after the treatment will fade somewhat over the next few days.

Who Does This Help?

Teeth whitening doesn't help everyone.

If you have existing variations in the color of your teeth, the whitening process may help them look better, but may not blend different shades together. It is important to consult with the dentist before whitening. 

If your teeth are stained from smoking or eating or have faded due to age, teeth whitening is an excellent family dentist Fisher's treatment to freshen up your smile. 

What's the Process?

When you arrive for your teeth whitening appointment, the dentist will examine your teeth to make sure teeth whitening is a good choice for your smile.

Starting to Bleach

Before applying the whitening gel, the dental assistant will isolate your teeth with material to protect your gums and isolate the area so the gel does not touch your soft tissue.

Now it's time to apply the whitening gel to your teeth. You can sit back and relax as the whitening gel does its magic!

Finishing Up

When the bleaching is done, the assistant will review the post whitening instructions. You should avoid foods that will stain your teeth, like coffee and wine, for at least 24 hours after the treatment. This will allow you to get the full benefit and the best results.

Professional Teeth Whitening

That's all it takes. It's a simple treatment that can boost your confidence and get your teeth cleaning back on track.

Ready to make a teeth whitening appointment? Head over to our service page and schedule one today!