Dental Services

Teeth Whitening

It's never too late to brighten your smile!

Teeth whitening is a popular procedure to make your teeth whiter, brighter and more attractive. Bleaching can be used to whiten stained and discolored teeth, or simply to enhance a dull smile. Either way, whitening is a safe and relatively painless procedure.

In-office bleaching is ideal if you want immediate results. The whole process takes about an hour, taking little time out of busy schedules. A protective gel is applied to your gums to protect the soft tissue following which a special light-activated gel is applied to your teeth and a light or laser is used to enhance the action of the agent. Finally, the patient receives a take-home gel and instructions to keep the smile bright. The result is dramatically whiter teeth that will last for years.

Tray whitening is a less-expensive and convenient at-home whitening treatment. The results are more gradual. An impression is taken at the dentist's office in order to create a customized clear tray. Trays are generally ready within a few days, depending, and the patient must follow instructions for how to apply the gel and how often to use it. Following the set treatment period, maximum whitening results and a dazzling smile are achieved. An occasional treatment can be used to maintain the new smile.

Ask The Dentist in Newark about our whitening options! Please consult us about the use of over-the-counter whitening treatments.


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