Your Smile’s Lookin’ So Bright, They’ve Gotta Wear Shades!

Let’s face it. You only get one chance to make a first impression. When you meet someone new, one of the first things they notice about you is your smile, so why not make it bright and white!
There are many reasons why your “pearly whites” may have become less “white” and more dull and yellow. Drinking coffee, tea, and wine can stain your teeth over time, and as we age our teeth tend to yellow as well.
Maybe you’ve considered whitening your teeth but aren’t sure which treatment is the most effective, affordable, or safest for your smile. There are a multitude of products on the market advertising whiter teeth, but how can you know which one to trust? Talk to your dentist, of course!
Your dentist will be able to discuss your options and recommend the treatment best suited for your smile. There are professional-strength products that can be applied at your dental office that whiten your teeth up to eight shades lighter in just one visit!
One such procedure is called Zoom, available only at dental offices that are preferred Zoom providers. Visit to find a provider near you. The Zoom in-office whitening gel is professionally applied to your teeth and activated by a light source in three 20-minute applications. With Zoom, whitening your teeth is completed in just one visit.
Your dentist may also be able to offer professional-strength whitener to be used at home. One such product is Nite White. It only takes two office visits to Dentist Course start using Nite White. At your first visit, impressions will be made of your teeth and custom gel-holding trays will be made to perfectly fit your smile.
During your second visit you’ll be fitted for your trays and receive the Nite White take-home kit which includes the whitening gel. The trays can either be worn overnight or during the day for approximately 14 days.
Unfortunately there are a lot of teeth whitening myths. Some people recommend putting potentially harmful products on your teeth at home, such as baking soda or hydrogen peroxide. Others swear by rubbing fruit on their teeth to whiten them. You may want to think twice before you risk burning your gums or further staining your teeth with home-made strawberry paste. It really is safest to have your teeth whitened professionally under your dentist’s supervision.
Today there are a number of whitening treatments sold over-the-counter. Before you try any at-home whitening products, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends first speaking with your dentist. Losing Permanent Teeth He or she can tell you whether or not whitening procedures would be effective for you. Whitening may not work for you if you have bonding or tooth-colored fillings in your front teeth.

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