Why Try Take-Home Teeth Whitening
While in-office teeth whitening treatments are very effective, some patients may require additional whitening treatments that they can utilize in the privacy and comfort of their homes without needing to make several visits to the office to achieve maximum results.
Dr. Eugene Stanislaus understands that his patients have very busy professional and personal lives and may be better served with take-home teeth whitening treatments. Take-home teeth whitening kits are an effective alternative or supplement to in-office treatments and are much more effective than the typical over-the-counter teeth whitening products you may find at large retail establishments.
What is Take-Home Teeth Whitening?
Take-home teeth whitening treatment brings professional grade whitening systems to the comfort and privacy of your own home. While most professional teeth whitening systems require bulky equipment and substances, take home teeth whitening by our Brooklyn cosmetic dentist lets patients to achieve the same results in the comfort of their own home. Using specialized trays that are customized to your smile, take home teeth whitening by Dr. Stanislaus are a great way to achieve your perfect smile without having leave your home. While treatment may take a little longer to complete than professional in-office whitening, the results are often just as exceptional.
What Are the Steps Involved in At-Home Teeth Whitening?
As with any professional service, the first step of at-home teeth whitening is an initial consultation with cosmetic dentist Dr. Eugene Stanislaus. During this teeth whitening consultation our team will determine which take-home teeth whitening treatment will best fit your unique situation and requirements. For the best results, we’ll make custom molds of your teeth to create a personalized teeth whitening tray for your home treatment. This way, whitening gel is precisely applied to each tooth, ensuring consistent and beautiful results.
When you receive your take-home teeth whitening kit it is imperative that you follow all of the instructions provided by Dr. Eugene Stanislaus as well as additional instructions within the kit itself. Be careful not to use too much of the bleaching agents and follow the specified time guidelines for treatment as dictated by the kit instructions.
It is important to note that some degree of tooth sensitivity after teeth whitening treatment is, in fact, normal. It is a good idea to be sure to rinse your mouth with lukewarm water to also to only use a toothbrush with soft style bristles. If sensitivity of teeth following teeth whitening is particularly acute, be sure to contact Dr. Stanislaus so that the issue can be properly addressed in more detail.
What Are Teeth Whitening Strips?
Teeth whitening strips are self adhering strips of plastic that are pre-coated with a small amount of bleaching agent and that are applied primarily to the front-facing surface of a patient’s most visible teeth. Teeth whitening strips are effective, safe, and very convenient. It should be taken into consideration that teeth whitening strips alone are not as immediately effective as other in-office teeth whitening treatments such as laser teeth whitening.
How Do Teeth Whitening Strips Work?
Like any cosmetic dental procedure, treatment starts with a visit to Brooklyn Heights Dental for a consultation with experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. Stanislaus. During this initial meeting, our goal is to fully examine your smile and identify any potential health or aesthetic problems that may impact the effectiveness of treatment. If any problems like cavities or gum disease exist, we’ll incorporate treatment into the overall treatment plan to ensure you receive lasting teeth whitening results.
Once we decide that teeth whitening strips are the best way for you to achieve your dream smile, Dr. Stanislaus will provide you with a set as well as directions for use. To get the best results with teeth whitening strips, it is incredibly important that you closely follow all instructions given by Dr. Stanislaus at the office as well as the specific instructions included with the product itself. Some varieties of teeth whitening strips will be worn and then removed from teeth after a given amount of time while other teeth whitening strips will dissolve by themselves while on your teeth.
During the course of teeth whitening treatment, your teeth may feel sensitive. While this is normal, our Brooklyn dentist knows that this can be worrisome and concerning. If you feel that you’ve dealt with tooth sensitivity much longer than expected or if sensitive teeth make it hard to bite or chew, call Dr. Stanislaus and we’ll schedule you for an emergency dental appointment.
Try Take-Home Teeth Whitening Today!
Looking for a cosmetic dental treatment but don’t have time for multiple dental visits? Contact Dr. Stanislaus in Brooklyn today and learn how take home teeth whitening can improve the look of teeth and your overall appearance. From your friends at Brooklyn Heights Dental, we look forward to helping you achieve your perfect smile.