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Brightening the natural color of your teeth can give you a healthier looking, more youthful smile. Our top cosmetic dentist frequently suggests whitening your teeth before beginning other aesthetic services such as smile makeovers. Our dental office offers a range of professional teeth whitening in Santa Rosa to accommodate varying patient’s needs and budget.
Since our teeth are naturally porous, they gradually accumulate stains throughout the years. But other factors like genetics, environment, and even the medications that we took growing up can impact the color of our teeth.
Best in Teeth Whitening
For the best professional results, our practice uses a couple different whitening brands that will be tailored to your specific needs. One of these brands is KoR Teeth Whitening. KoR is one of the safest and most effective professional systems on the market. It was designed for maximum whitening power while limiting side-effects like tooth sensitivity or irritation.
When to Whiten
Some of the best times to whiten your teeth are:
- If you feel self-conscious about your smile
- Before updating dental work in your “smile zone”
- Upcoming important events
- A gift to yourself or a loved one
- As the first stage in your smile makeover
What to Expect
Our teeth whitening kits include a set of customized take-home bleaching trays and professional-grade gel. To keep the concentration active for KoR, you’ll need to store it in the refrigerator between uses. Simply apply a dot of gel into each tooth reservoir and wear your trays for the allotted time. You’ll see full results in 10-14 days.
Plus, keeping your smile white is easy. Simply touch up for a few days 2-3 times a year (after your dental cleaning is best). If you drink a lot of coffee, tea, red wine, or other dark foods then you may need to touch up more routinely. Feel free to stop by our Santa Rosa cosmetic dentistry practice for a refill whenever you need one.
Professional vs. Commercial Whitening Kits
Our custom whitening trays are precisely molded to your teeth for optimal contact with the bleaching gel. You’ll see even, brighter results with less product.
On top of that, KoR whitening gel is stronger and more concentrated than any products you’ll find online or in stores. Since it’s only administered by a dentist, you’ll have access to whiter teeth in less time. KoR is effective against deep stains, such as tetracycline teeth stains, that over-the-counter products simply can’t touch.
Ask to see some of our before and after results! Aggressive stains are no match for the oxidizing power of KoR Whitening gel.
Am I a Candidate for Teeth Whitening?
There are a few instances where teeth whitening may not be recommended. For instance, younger teens whose mouths are still developing probably shouldn’t use a concentrated professional gel until they’re a bit older. And if you have active tooth decay or gum disease, those infections will need to be treated first.
Existing dental work — such as white fillings or porcelain crowns — don’t respond to bleaching agents. That means the teeth around them while whiten, but the ceramic does not. You’ll want to update those areas after the whitening treatment is complete so that everything is the same shade of white.
Whiter Teeth are One Call Away
Enjoy a brighter smile with a professional KoR Whitening take-home kit. Call Santa Rosa Dentistry and Implant Center now to get started.
(All photos of actual patients)