Maintaining whiter teeth has never been a easier. Hansen Dentistry provides it’s popular teeth whitening services which can sheds years off your appearance, giving you a youthful glow every time you smile.
Teeth Whitening Options
Hansen Dentistry offers two professional teeth whitening methods, and both require an appointment. The first is the take-home tray system. This is the least expensive and the most popular. Patients use the trays at home and can continue using the system until teeth are at the preferred whiteness. But if you desire immediate results, our one-hour whitening is for you. This method is fast, as most patients see results after only one appointment and you will leave with a brilliant, white smile.
With numerous products and treatments for lightening teeth available today, contact us to find out what treatment works best for you and your smile.
To begin, a barrier will be applied to your gums to protect them from the powerful peroxide beaching gel. Dr. Hansen will apply the bleaching agent to your teeth. It will remain on your teeth for eight minutes and this process is repeated three times. That’s it!
Be aware that specific conditions may prevent using particular products or treatments for teeth bleaching, and these acts as standards for the dental practitioner to determine if you stand an opportunity of having your teeth lightened.
Renovations, such as implants and veneers or fillings may not benefit from typical whiting procedures using hydrogen and carbamide peroxide.
The enamel, which is the key layer of the surface area of the tooth, is in fact a partially translucent finish that safeguards the tooth structure. The layer beneath the enamel, which is understood as dentin, is usually yellow in layer however can be additionally gray, brown and even blackish. This is the shade that is seen through the enamel.
In order to lighten up the dentine, a peroxide option is used to the enamel. This treatment opens up the pores of the enamel and allows the remedy to seep with the dentin, brightening the color of the dentin and lightening the appearance of the teeth.
Hansen Dentistry will recommend the treatment that is right for you and your teeth.
A great deal of brands of items that whiten teeth are available on the marketplace, and they all guarantee that they can ensure noticeable improvements over a brief period of time. Whitening products straight from the oral center, dentally-approved take-home items, and over-the counter teeth whiteners remain 3 of the most typical methods Hansen dentistry approves and authorize for lightening teeth.
So many things are bad for your teeth these days, the most obvious being smoking. However, coffee, coke, lemonade, tango, red wine, tea are all substances that decay the enamel, turning a potentially breath-taking smile into a mirror-shattering one. And with the average person consuming at least two to three cups of these drinks on a daily basis, how on Earth are we supposed to compete against the demands of personal dental practice with just brushing and flossing alone? Surely another method is being sought by professionals to make our lives a little easier?
Who Should Not Undergo Teeth Whitening?
Bleaching is not recommended in children under the age of 16. This is because the pulp chamber, or nerve of the tooth, is enlarged until this age. Teeth whitening under this condition could irritate the pulp or cause it to become sensitive. Teeth whitening is also not recommended in pregnant or lactating women. — Webmd.com
This further suggests that one with sensitive teeth may feel slight pain, though in most practices, this is uncommon. It must be said however; the chances of poor results through this method are slim.
*Whitening strips may be ineffective for some people.Whitening teeth is not a complete long-term solution for dental care, but dentists agree no particular procedure can replace regular dental hygiene like regular brushing and flossing for your overall health and wellness. Be aware, results will vary among individuals, as no two people have exactly the same teeth or dental condition.
To schedule an appointment, call us at 253.752.7755 or you can request an appointment online, by clicking here.