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June 26, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures

Teeth whitening treatment can revitalize your smile. Our Pocono, PA, area dentists in Tannersville, Dr. Jeffrey Wert and Dr. Thomas Hart, teeth whiteningshare several benefits of in-office teeth whitening.

Whitening transforms your smile

It only takes about an hour to brighten your smile with professional teeth whitening treatment. The professional-strength whitening agents we use in our Pocono area office in Tannersville quickly remove stains that dull your enamel. Whether your teeth are stained from drinking coffee or cola or have gradually gotten darker as you've gotten older, teeth whitening can restore their natural color.

Professional whitening offers a safer option

If hydrogen peroxide, the ingredient used to whiten teeth, gets on your gums or roots, you may experience sensitivity. The problem can happen if you use trays that don't fit well or accidentally spill the whitening agent on your gums. When you visit our office, your cheeks will be pulled away from your teeth with retractors to ensure that they don't come in contact with the hydrogen peroxide. We'll also apply a special gel to your gums to protect them.

You'll experience better results with professional whitening

We'll clean your teeth before we whiten them to ensure uniform whitening. Because hydrogen peroxide can't penetrate plaque and tartar, this steps prevents your teeth from taking on a speckled appearance. Do you have weeks to spend on improving the color of your teeth? Many drugstore products require frequent applications. Sometimes, you might not even notice much of a difference after you've spent months faithfully using the product.

Kits that use trays are only successful if the tray fits your mouth well. If that doesn't happen, some areas of your teeth will appear darker than others. Because hydrogen peroxide gel is brushed on to each tooth individually during your in-office whitening session, you won't have to worry about two-tone teeth.

In-office whitening treatments offer impressive results. In fact, your teeth will probably be at least three shades whiter after treatment. Many people experience a difference of up to eight shades. Although most people only require one whitening treatment, sometimes two in-office treatments are needed to produce the optimum results.

Are you ready to improve your smile with teeth whitening? Call our Pocono, PA, area dentists in Tannersville, Dr. Wert and Dr. Hart, at (570) 629-1570 to schedule an appointment.