There are a variety of excellent ways to whiten your teeth.
- You can use the dentist-supervised tray technique
- You can use the power Zoom whitening technique
- You can use the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System
All three techniques work, and your choice will depend some on your personal preference. Dr. Rothwell and Dr. Lenick provide all three techniques in our office.
If you would like a whiter smile, call our office for a consultation. It’s important to start with a complete dental examination to make sure that you have no leaky fillings or open cavities that could cause your teeth to become irritated by the tooth whitening process.
If you want results quickly, Zoom whitening is the way to go. Click the link above to learn more about this technique, which can give you dramatically whiter teeth after one appointment.
If you want permanent results, the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System is considered to be one of the most effective permanent whitening methods available on the market today. Click the link above to learn more about this technique, which can make your teeth up to 16 shades whiter in just two to three 20-minute sessions.
Otherwise, you can use the dentist-supervised tray technique. We will take impressions of your teeth and make a clear tray that fits your mouth exactly. Wear the whitening gel every day for a couple of weeks for a beautiful, bright smile.
Tooth whitening is a permanent treatment. Stains and dark color are permanently removed from your teeth. However, if you drink coffee, or eat berries or other darkly-pigmented foods, your teeth will continue to pick up stain throughout your life. So after you have had them whitened, we recommend an occasional touch-up treatment. This can be accomplished by wearing your bleaching tray for one night a year, and just purchasing gel refills.
Over-the-counter tooth whitening systems
Be very careful with these products that you buy in the store or over the Internet. Tests have shown that some of these products may whiten your teeth temporarily, but they have harsh abrasives or acids that can damage your teeth and make them later turn even darker than they were originally. Additionally, if you have leaky fillings or cavities, bleaching substances can damage your teeth. Other products are so weak that they are hardly worth the trouble. It is safest to have teeth whitening done by an experienced and trained cosmetic dentist, like Hilton Head Island cosmetic dentists Dr. Bonnie Rothwell or Dr. Dianna Lenick.
Other treatments available