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Which Is The Best Way To Whiten The Teeth?

Posted on 10/10/2022 by Dr. Frank K. Sioda
Which Is The Best Way To Whiten The Teeth?Are you considering a brighter smile? You probably have various teeth whitening options. It is good to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all in teeth whitening. Some people may have minor discoloration, others have severely damaged teeth, and others have gum diseases. It would be best to address the dental issues before teeth whitening treatment since it could lead to further damage.

In this case, consulting a dentist before making any progress is vital. The professional will first examine your teeth and suggest a good teeth whitening option depending on the depth of the stain and your availability. Some of the best teeth whitening options include:

In-Office Teeth Whitening

In-office teeth whitening offers a quick way to brighten your smile. During an in-office procedure, a dentist applies whitening products directly to your teeth. The good thing about this teeth whitening option is that the dentist will check for any cavities or gum issues. With this, any problem will be treated before teeth whitening, which can give the best results.

The professional will also clean and polish your teeth to remove any plaque or food debris. A bleaching solution will then be coated on your teeth. It works by penetrating through the pores of your teeth while fighting off stains. A fluoride treatment will then follow this procedure to sustain the whiteness of your teeth.

Whitening Toothpaste

Whitening toothpaste can brighten your teeth slightly. It acts by removing surface stains caused by smoking and drinking coffee. However, this whitening treatment is not the best option for stains that go deeper into the teeth. Due to this, you may need to consider in-office teeth whitening.

The dentist may also prescribe teeth whitening trays. This involves a mouthguard-like tray filled with a whitening solution. The dentist may recommend wearing the trays for weeks to get the best results. Our dentists will help you get the best teeth whitening option to brighten your smile.
Talk to one of our caring patient coordinators today to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Frank Sioda
18676 Willamette Dr. Suite 202
West Linn, OR 97068-1718

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