Teeth Whitening

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Coffee drinkers, wine aficionados, smokers: There’s one thing they all [often] have in common, and that’s stained or discolored teeth. And if there’s one thing that people with stained or discolored teeth have in common, it’s that they wish their teeth were whiter.

Loudoun Dental Associates has some news for those people.

You can achieve whiter teeth. With our help, you can.

Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment in Dulles, VA

Doctors Bastistas, Davenport, and Choi of Loudoun Dental Associates are experts in their science, and committed to serving the people and patients of northern Virginia, whatever their dental needs. Today, for you, that need is whiter teeth. Equipped with the best, most effective teeth whitening treatments available on the market today, we’ll work together to fashion a whiter, brighter smile you can be proud of.

Work with your Dulles dentist to develop a teeth whitening plan.

Come in for a visit to Loudoun Dental Associates and you will learn all about the various teeth whitening methods, and a treatment plan will be developed based on the needs of your teeth.

It’s important to note that whiteners cannot correct all types of discoloration. Yellow teeth bleach well, while brow-stained teeth less so, and grayish teeth not at all. Likewise, whitening won’t enhance the look of tooth-colored fillings or crowns. But don’t worry, because there’s a solution in that case, too; ask your dentist about porcelain veneers.

There are a range of teeth whitening methods available today.

Once your teeth have been evaluated, your dentist will discuss with you which treatment method he thinks is most appropriate. He’ll provide more information and guidance, and will assure you that any product used has earned the ADA seal of acceptance, indicating its effectiveness, and perhaps most importantly, safety.

To whiten your teeth, your Dulles dentist might recommend:

  • Teeth Whitening Trays: A teeth whitening tray contains carbamide peroxide gel that will bleach the enamel on your teeth over the course of several weeks. Custom fitted mouthguards from your dentist are best for maximum results.
  • Teeth Whitening Strips: These are made from thin, flexible plastic coated with a film of hydrogen peroxide bleaching solution on both sides, and are available for upper and lower teeth. Teeth whitening strips are intended to be worn for 30 minutes at a time twice a day, and the total treatment duration will vary depending upon the severity of the stain.
  • Paint-On Products: Paint-on teeth whitening products allow you to bleach your teeth without the use of strips or appliances. The solution is painted on clean, dry teeth before turning into a dry film that can then be removed with the aid of your toothbrush.

Teeth whitening treatment offers several benefits for individuals looking to enhance the appearance of their smiles. Here are some of the key advantages:

  1. Improved Aesthetics: The primary benefit of teeth whitening is a brighter and whiter smile. Removing stains and discoloration can significantly improve the overall aesthetics of your teeth.
  2. Boosted Confidence: A whiter smile can boost self-esteem and confidence. Individuals often feel more comfortable and confident in social and professional situations with a bright, radiant smile.
  3. Youthful Appearance: Teeth whitening can contribute to a more youthful appearance. Stained or discolored teeth can make a person look older, and whitening helps reverse this effect.
  4. Enhanced Personal and Professional Relationships: A bright smile can positively impact personal and professional relationships. People with whiter teeth may feel more at ease smiling, leading to better interactions with others.
  5. Non-Invasive Treatment: Teeth whitening is a non-invasive cosmetic dental procedure. It doesn’t involve surgery or extensive dental work, making it a relatively simple and quick way to improve the appearance of your teeth.
  6. Customizable Results: Teeth whitening treatments can be tailored to achieve the desired level of whiteness. Whether you prefer a subtle improvement or a more dramatic change, the treatment can be adjusted accordingly.
  7. Increased Motivation for Oral Care: Individuals who invest in teeth whitening may be more motivated to maintain good oral hygiene practices to preserve the results. This can lead to overall better oral health.
  8. Safe and Effective: Professional teeth whitening treatments conducted by dentists are generally safe and effective. They use approved whitening agents and techniques to minimize risks and maximize results.
  9. Quick Results: In-office teeth whitening procedures can provide noticeable results in a single visit. At-home whitening kits prescribed by dentists also offer convenience with gradual yet effective results.
  10. Removal of Surface Stains: Teeth whitening targets surface stains caused by various factors such as food, beverages, smoking, and aging. It can effectively lighten or eliminate these stains, revealing a brighter smile.

It’s important to note that the effectiveness of teeth whitening can vary based on factors such as the cause of discoloration and the individual’s oral health. Consulting with a dentist can help determine the most suitable whitening option for specific needs and ensure safe and optimal results.

Questions about teeth whitening?

Contact Loudoun Dental Associates today to schedule a consultation.