Syracuse & Auburn, NY
If your teeth have lost their original luster and shine, you may want to consider teeth whitening. An in-office teeth whitening treatment with the dental professionals at Martin & Winkler can eliminate years of discoloration in about one hour. With our proven teeth whitening treatments, you can achieve a dazzling smile you will be proud to show off.
Is Teeth Whitening Right for Me?
You may benefit from a professional teeth whitening treatment if you have discoloration and stains due to:
- Aging or genetic factors
- Smoking or tobacco use
- Regularly drinking red wine, coffee or tea or other dark-colored drinks
- Certain foods such as tomato sauce, berries and beets
- Use of certain prescription medications
Your In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatment
In-office teeth whitening treatment is quick and convenient; the treatment can be completed in about an hour. To start, a member of our friendly dental staff will examine and clean your teeth to prepare them for treatment. (Any preexisting dental health issues such as gum disease or decay must first be treated before whitening can be considered.) They will then place a rubber shield over the gums to protect them from the bleaching agent. Next, they will apply the bleaching agent to the teeth evenly. The bleaching agent works by breaking up stains and discoloration into smaller pieces, which dilutes the concentration of the stains and makes the teeth look brighter. Depending on the whitening system used, we may use a special light with a blue wavelength to activate the gel and enhance its whitening power. These treatments require the gel to be re-applied to your teeth every 15 minutes until the desired level of whitening has been achieved. Results from our in-office teeth whitening treatment are instant and patients can achieve a whiter smile that is up to eight shades lighter!
Why Choose In-Office Teeth Whitening?
In-office teeth whitening treatment has proven to be a safe and effective method for whiter, brighter teeth. Our teeth whitening treatments use a professional-grade whitening agent with a higher concentration of the active ingredients than those of at-home whitening treatments. In-office teeth whitening is supervised by our dental professionals, who can adjust the strength of the bleaching agent depending on tooth sensitivity and the degree of whitening desired. And unlike many at-home treatments which require multiple sessions over the course of several weeks, a professional teeth whitening treatment lightens teeth right away. At Martin & Winkler, you can expect a brighter whiter, natural-looking smile instantly!
Maintaining Your New, Bright Smile
Good oral health and habits are essential to maintaining your new, dazzling smile. It’s important to brush twice a day and floss at least once a day, as well as avoid foods and beverages that could stain your teeth. After your teeth whitening treatment, we may provide you with a take-home kit for touch-ups. You can also schedule additional treatments in the future with us to maintain your luminous smile for years to come.
A cosmetic and restorative dentist at Martin & Winkler can help you achieve the bright smile you’ve always wanted. For more information about cosmetic and restorative procedures, including teeth whitening, contact our office today.