There are many things that can cause stains to develop in the enamel of the teeth in your smile. Stain enamel can be caused by the natural processes of aging, tobacco use of simply enjoying dark food and drinks, on a regular basis. How deeply the stains penetrate the enamel of your teeth will determine The particular whitening product and procedure needed to give you effectively whiten your smile.
You should talk to Dr. Bennett Packard before starting any whitening program. It’s important to find a whitening program that will meet your teeth whitening goals, while preserving good long term oral health.
If the teeth in your smile are deeply stained or you simply have been dissatisfied with your results from the whitening products offered in stores, you should talk to Dr. Bennett Packard about a dental tooth bleaching procedure. The concentration of whitening agents in a tooth bleaching procedure is the safest and most effective way to brighten your smile.
Before starting the dental tooth bleaching procedure Dr. Bennett Packard will apply a special gel or a rubber dam to your gums to protect them from the powerful bleaching agents. Then they will pour a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel into trays that are inserted and held in your mouth.
How long your dental tooth bleaching procedure takes, will depend on how deeply stained your teeth are, as well as your personal whitening goals. A special ultraviolet light might also be used to brighten your teeth further.
If you have questions or would like to explore your whitening options, please call Dr. Bennett Packard at 509.577.8277 to schedule an appointment.