Do you dream of having a smile free of stains and discoloration? Would you love to see a stunning smile every time you look in the mirror? With teeth whitening at Legacy Dental, you can brighten the shade of your teeth and remove stains in a single visit.
As one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures, teeth whitening or bleaching, is the process of removing stains from your teeth and making them lighter. Teeth whitening can be completed by polishing a tooth, or a procedure called microabrasion.
Teeth whitening is also accomplished by applying gentle and safe whitening agents to the teeth. A cosmetic dentist can help you decide what the best method to get the results you want is.
Here are some common ways that you can prevent teeth staining.
In short, you need to prevent the staining of your teeth. This includes using tobacco products and drinking coffee, tea, or red wine. You also need to check if you have any genetic predisposition to the yellowing of your teeth.
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Many people that have bleached their teeth in the past report that it made their teeth very sensitive. One of the common side effects of bleaching is tooth sensitivity, but it is reversible. We will decide on the best ways to help prevent sensitivity and treat any that arises prior to beginning the whitening process. Generally, we can avoid sensitivity or at least minimize it.
Yes. In fact, while whitening you are less likely to get decay and gum disease. However, as mentioned before, it can cause reversible tooth sensitivity for some patients.
Alternatives to teeth whitening include:
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