Teeth Whitening in Sedalia, MO
If you are like most adults, you probably looked in the mirror one day and noticed that your smile was just not as bright as it used to be. For coffee drinkers and tobacco users, this moment probably came a lot earlier in life!
Teeth naturally stain as we age, even without help from lattes and cigarettes. Day-to-day use can leave your teeth looking dull because of the foods and beverages we consume each day. Colorful foods like curry, beets, and blueberries can build up over time and cause your teeth to appear yellow or brown, making you look older than you really are.
At Tiger Family Dental, we can help.
We offer two ways to whiten your teeth and restore them to the bright, white beauties of your youth.
In-Office Teeth Whitening
If you want fast results for an upcoming event, in-office teeth whitening might be the right choice for you. We will schedule around an hour in our office to complete the procedure, and you will leave on the same day with a significantly brighter smile.
We will protect your gums with a gel barrier, place professional-strength whitening gel on your teeth, and activate it with a special light to improve results. We can repeat this process several times until you achieve your desired shade.
It is important to remember that you should avoid staining foods, drinks, and tobacco, especially right after a whitening treatment because your teeth will be more susceptible to stains right after whitening them.
The shade of your teeth will even out over the next couple of days. Whitening your teeth can dehydrate them and cause them to appear dry or blotchy. This is temporary.
Take Home Teeth Whitening System
If you have time before your special event or you prefer to whiten your teeth on your own time, we offer custom take-home teeth whitening trays and professional-strength whitening gel to help you achieve a brighter smile in the comfort of your home.
We take impressions of your teeth to make whitening trays that will fit well and hold your whitening gel in place on the surface of your teeth – where it belongs. This prevents leakage onto your gums, which can cause sensitivity and irritation.
You can wear your trays for an hour or two each day for a couple of weeks until you reach your desired shade. If your teeth feel sensitive, you can skip a day or two between treatments.
Are You Ready for a Whiter Smile?
Contact our Sedalia dental office to learn more about teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry options. We are pleased to help you achieve a beautiful smile that makes you feel great about the way you look!