Teeth Whitening In Waterdown

Whiter teeth have been in fashion now and forever. The second most popular dental service worldwide, after dental extractions, is teeth whitening, which brightens up a lifeless, boring, discolored, or a stained smile. The present era of tech-savvy cosmetic dentistry provides teeth whitening services that are quick, effective, and painless. Your smile can be quickly and significantly brightened and lightened with teeth whitening at Magnolia Dental, Waterdown.

What causes teeth discoloration ?

External factors: Coffee/tea. aerated drinks, smoking, chlorhexidine (taken without a prescription), fluorosis, poor oral hygiene, tooth decay, old fillings, wear and tear of the tooth

Internal factors: Drugs/medicines/mouthwash (taken without the supervision of a physician), like Tetracycline, Ciprofloxacin, Metronidazole, Chlorhexidine mouthwashes and genetics/hereditary issues ( amelogenesis imperfecta/ dentinogenesis imperfexta, etc )

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Benefits of teeth whitening :

  • A revamped, vibrant smile that sparkles
  • It is a quick and easy way of smile makeovers
  • It is non-invasive
  • It is painless
  • A dentist guided at-home teeth whitening option is also available for patients.

Types of teeth whitening services:

  • Teeth Whitening(in-office)

a.  A dentist completes the 60-minute procedure over the course of two appointments. To achieve the desired shade, a concentrated peroxide-based bleaching gel is applied to the teeth repeatedly at brief intervals. 

The chemical reaction between the bleaching agent and the discolored molecules is the basis for teeth whitening procedures. The stains and discoloration are broken up and removed as the agent oxidizes.

Both hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide are the active ingredients in the majority of whitening products. The strength, effectiveness, and safety level of the whitening systems depend on the concentration of either one of these ingredients. Both have comparable penetrability into the enamel to produce pleasing results.

b. Laser teeth whitening:

A method that involves focusing a laser device on a small group of teeth at once to activate the bleaching gel. The whitening properties of the bleaching gel are activated when the laser heats it. With a laser treatment, you can whiten your teeth by 16 shades. Laser teeth whitening is long-lasting, and the effect can last up to 3 years.

c. Zoom teeth whitening:

Zoom teeth whitening is an option to quickly brighten and whiten your teeth. The outcome is impressive, making your teeth up to eight shades lighter in less than one hour. The teeth are covered with hydrogen peroxide gel for the first 15 minutes of the Zoom teeth-whitening process. A chair side LED lamp is then used to hasten the whitening process.

An effective spin-off of Zoom whitening is the Zoom White Speed treatment, which leaves your teeth much brighter in less than an hour.

An even faster option available is Zoom Quick Pro; a 10-minute tooth whitening procedure. Although it doesn’t whiten teeth as much as the Zoom White Speed option, it costs less and requires less in-office time.

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  • Teeth Whitening(at-home)

Dentist guided at-home teeth whitening kits gradually lightens enamel over the course of three to four weeks and comes with the following:

1. Whitening gel
The at-home kits contain similar peroxide gels and instruction manuals.
2. Individualized dental trays 

Instead of a one-size-fits-all tray, a dentist records your impression and fabricates a tray from these molds. The tray carries the whitening gel. They follow the contours of the teeth and allow consistent teeth whitening.

3. Guidance from the dentist

The dentist will advise you on how to use the at-home kit safely and effectively to get the results you want

Expectations and precautions after teeth whitening services:

1. Diet:

There are food and beverage restrictions for 48 hours after the procedure. No foods that stain, such as tea, coffee, spices, or sauces, should be consumed. The reason is that it takes a few days for the tooth’s outer layer to fully reestablish itself after the teeth whitening process.

2. Sensitivity is expected

For a few days, you might feel a little sensitive to the cold and the heat. Usually, this discomfort goes away. Desensitizing toothpastes work wonders in the meantime.

3. No smoking
Even under ideal conditions, smoking discolors and yellows your teeth. It’s a good idea to quit smoking for at least the first few days after having your teeth whitened. Quitting after that entirely benefits your smile, oral health, and general wellbeing.
4. Results and consideration

The initial shade of the tooth, the diet, and oral hygiene practices all have an impact on how long teeth whitening treatments last. Existing crowns, fillings, and bridges do not change color as a result of teeth whitening procedures. We can talk about replacing a restoration if this problem raises aesthetic issues.

The drawbacks of a number of DIY at home teeth whitening services include:

When used improperly without supervision, at-home whiteners or natural ingredients can be very abrasive. The gradual disappearance of the stains can also cause underlying wear and tear of the tooth as well.

Why is professional help best for teeth whitening services in Waterdown:

  • The cosmetic dentists are experts in teeth whitening products and techniques. They know the protocol, dos and don’ts
  • Only professional teeth whitening produces outstanding results in just one hour.
  • A laser or Zoom is used during the teeth whitening procedure to reduce the possibility of sensitivity and gum sensitivity.
  • Uneven whitening is a common problem with over-the-counter or at-home whitening products. Rest assured that all of the contours and angles of your teeth will be perfectly whitened by the dentists.
  • The amount of teeth whitening agent to be applied should be controlled and under strict supervision
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Winner Of The Best Teeth Whitening Clinic

Magnolia Dental is the winner of best teeth whitening clinic.

Teeth whitening cost

It can cost somewhere between $399 and $499 for dental professionals to whiten your teeth in their clinic. A take-home kit costs from $199 to $299, and is affordable.

At Magnolia Dental, Waterdown, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of care. Feel free to contact the clinic for further details.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to get your teeth professionally whitened?

Teeth whitening costs vary depending upon the type of teeth whitening service prescribed. It can cost anywhere from $399 to $499 per session in office and for take home whitening  $199 to $299.

Can yellow teeth become white?

Yes, yellowish to brown teeth can be whitened. In fact, laser lightening offers up to 16 shade differences.

How long does teeth whitening last?

The longevity of whitened teeth usually depends on the maintenance of the person. Aside from foods that stain, smoking has to be curbed. Studies show that effects can last for 3 years as well.

How many sessions of teeth whitening do you need?

The number of appointments required depends on the levels of whitening expected and on the type of teeth whitening method used. In-office teeth whitening seldom requires a couple of appointments.