Dental bleaching is a popular cosmetic treatment used to brighten dull smiles, but it isn’t for everyone. It is important to discuss it with your Roseville dentist before you act, especially if you have:
Results are dependent on the type of teeth whitening treatment used. Also, the amount of heavily pigmented and acidic foods and drinks that you consume also impacts the lifespan of freshly bleached teeth.
If your dentist in Roseville agrees that you are a candidate for bleaching treatment, you can go with over-the-counter (OTC) products or professional teeth whitening.
OTC Teeth Whitening: If using an OTC dental whitening kit, look for one with the ADA seal of approval. Also, be sure to follow the directions. Store-bought products require consistent use for 7 to 30 days to achieve the desired effect.
Bleaching treatments performed by a dentist faster whitening than store-bought products. An in-office treatment typically makes teeth 5-10 shades whiter.
At Rock Rose Dental, we offer two types of teeth whitening treatments:
Take-Home Bleaching Kits: At-home teeth whitening products dispensed by your Roseville dentist are easier to use and contain a higher concentration of bleaching agent than a store-bought kit.
In-Office Whitening Treatment: After a thorough oral exam, your dentist will determine if teeth whitening is a safe option for you. If so, and in-office treatment is the way to go, your dentist in Roseville will:
To help keep your smile shining bright without undergoing bleaching treatment, practice good oral hygiene every day.