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FAQs about Professional Teeth Whitening

Wondering if teeth whitening treatment is what you need for a more brilliant smile? 

Want to say goodbye to those yellowing teeth and enjoy the benefits of a whiter smile? By turning to our Vernon, CT, dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Burns, for professional teeth whitening, you can achieve the smile of your dreams! Read on to learn more about what this popular cosmetic treatment can do for you.

Who is a good candidate for teeth whitening? 

Most healthy adults who maintain good oral hygiene are perfect candidates for professional teeth whitening. In fact, most whitening systems have the strength to be able to target most types of external stains caused by aging, foods, and even smoking. During a consultation, our dentist can examine your teeth and determine if your smile is right for professional teeth whitening.

Is teeth whitening safe? 

Definitely! Here in Vernon, CT, Dr. Burns and his team pride themselves on offering a safe, professional whitening treatment that is clinically proven to give you the results you want. Dr. Burns has also received extensive and specialized training to be able to provide you with amazing and safe cosmetic dentistry treatments each and every time.

Take-Home Whitening: This method involves your doctor making a custom-made mouth tray, one for the top and another for the bottom teeth. You'll fill those trays with teeth whitening gel then placed over teeth and left for an hour.

The over-the-counter whitening system is convenient for busy people who want to whiten their smile under dentist's supervision. This option may need to be repeated several times for the best results.

How can I maintain my whiter smile?

You can keep your teeth looking better for longer by avoiding darker foods and drinks that are known to cause stains such as tomato sauce, berries, red wine, and coffee. Smoking can also cause severe stains, so it’s important that you refrain from smoking to maintain results.

Maintaining good oral hygiene and visiting your dentist every six months for cleanings and checkups will also go along way to keep your teeth sparkling and radiant.

Interested? Give us a call

Want to understand how our dental team performs in-office whitening treatment right here in his Vernon, CT, practice? Whether you have questions or you are ready to find out if you are an ideal candidate for professional teeth whitening, don’t hesitate to call our office today at (860) 870-4410.

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