Teeth Whitening at KidZdent
Proper dental hygiene can certainly go a long way when it comes to keeping your teeth healthy, stain-free, and white! Good teeth cleaning habits will fight the presence of cavity causing bacteria and the food debris that leads to yellowing. A solid oral hygiene routine includes visiting our KidZdent team for preventive care twice a year.
However, no matter the precautions, whether it’s the aging process or one’s dietary habits, over time, tooth stains are inevitable. It’s always best when patients take the necessary and simple steps involved in preventing stains, like regular flossing, brushing and rinsing. Even with attentive home- care routines, discoloration of one or more teeth is typically the biggest cosmetic concerns of most patients. Are you considering teeth whitening to help reinvigorate your smile and recover the pearly white tooth color you were meant to have?
Professional teeth whitening is one of the most commonly performed treatments whether it’s an in-office procedure or at-home treatment option. However, if you have tooth decay or receding gums, whitening may make your teeth sensitive. Whitening also does not work most effectively on ceramic or porcelain crowns or veneers.
Some patients are ideal candidates for professional teeth whitening, where a bleaching solution is applied to the teeth with the assistance of specially designed trays. Patients have dental impressions taken and custom trays are fabricated to match their exact tooth position. These trays hug the natural contours and grooves of your teeth, enabling consistent and complete whitening of the enamel and patients are able to whiten their teeth in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. Since the bleaching trays are molded from a model of your actual teeth, patients have reduced risks of tooth sensitivity and gum irrit