Category Archives: Teeth Whitening

Are There Other Alternatives for Improving Your Smile?

Not everyone is a candidate for whitening. Bleaching is not recommended if you have tooth-colored fillings, crowns, caps or bonding in your front teeth — the bleach will not change the color of these materials, making them stand out in … Continue reading

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Tooth Whitening Continues to be a Popular Dental Request

You want to look good. For some people that means nice clothes or a new haircut, while for many others it is having a whiter smile. A 2007 survey of cosmetic dentists conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry … Continue reading

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How Your Teeth Stain

More people than ever are looking for tooth whitening options to make their smile look whiter and brighter, and to improve their overall appearance. With so many whitening options, there’s bound to be one right for you. There are two … Continue reading

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Improving My Smile (Tooth Whitening and Tooth Bonding)

What Factors Affect the Color of My Teeth? Some people are born with teeth that are more yellow than others. Others have teeth that yellow with age. Your natural tooth color can also be affected by many factors. Surface stains … Continue reading

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How Do I Know what Shade My Teeth are?

There’s no one standard system in the dental field to measure and determine tooth color. Nor is there an exact answer to how white your teeth can become-every person’s situation is unique. One commonly used reference tool, however, is a … Continue reading

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How White Can My Teeth Get?

A change of just two or three shades can make a noticeable difference in almost anyone’s smile. The goal should be to achieve your individual optimum whiteness while still looking natural. How much your teeth can be whitened depends on … Continue reading

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What Products are Available from My Dentist for Home Tooth Whitening?

Whitening products available from your dentist insure the most comfortable and effective form of at-home bleaching. Your dentist can assess your tooth whitening needs and recommend the correct system for you. All dentist-supervised tray whitening options rely on a whitening … Continue reading

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How Safe is Tooth Whitening?

Over a decade of research has proven bleaching and other whitening methods to be both safe and effective. Several products in the market today have shown no adverse effects on teeth or gums in substantial clinical and laboratory testing. Be … Continue reading

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How Does Tooth Whitening Work?

There are many ways to whiten your teeth — from whitening toothpastes and other products that can remove many surface stains for very little cost, to light-activated whitening techniques in a dentist’s office that cost up to $1,000 and can … Continue reading

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Am I a Candidate for Tooth Whitening?

Almost anyone whose permanent teeth have come in can qualify for tooth whitening. Your dentist will be able to assess your oral health and recommend the whitening method that’s best for you. Depending on the type and severity of the … Continue reading

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