A bright, white smile makes a lasting and memorable first impression! Studies show that a white smile can renew your self-confidence and make you appear younger, friendlier, more attractive, and successful.
Dr. Monica Crooks understands the power of a confident smile and has what it takes to create the smile of your dreams. One of our most popular procedures is our in-office teeth whitening, which can typically brighten your teeth 8-10 shades in just one hour.
Although there are many over-the-counter products to choose from, professional dentist-supervised treatment is the safest and offers more reliable results. Dr. Monica Crooks provides both in-office and at-home treatment options from reputable, trusted brands.
These days, there are more teeth whitening treatment options available than ever before. When using over-the-counter products, such as whitening toothpaste, mouthwash, or trying whitening pens, strips, and trays, you may be putting your teeth and gums at risk.
The danger of over-the-counter teeth whitening products is misuse, overuse, and getting the active ingredient on tissues that do not benefit from it. Some of these effects are lasting, and the damage to the dental enamel or gums can be permanent and irreversible.
Teeth whitening dental treatment can dramatically improve your smile, quickly and safely, reducing discoloration and dullness caused by:
Artificial food colorants
Coffee, tea, red wine
Results vary depending on your dental health and the treatment you choose. However, most patients are thrilled with the results. Side effects are rare for this convenient and non-invasive treatment.
Amongst the many methods and products available to whiten teeth. In-office bleaching is the safest and most effective form of teeth whitening treatment available. In-office treatments, including ZOOM!® Whitening, BriteSmile®, Rembrandt®, and other popular brands, are generally performed in the following four stages:
Preparing your teeth
Applying the whitening agent
Letting the whitening gel work
Dr. Crooks also provides take-home whitening kits. Our take-home whitening treatment is dentist-supervised, making it safer and more effective than over-the-counter options.
It depends on the whitening treatment you choose. In-office professional teeth whitening whitens teeth 8-10 shades and typically lasts years. People who take proper care of their teeth, come in for hygiene maintenance, and avoid common causes of tooth discoloration experience the longest-lasting results.
What about over the counter remedies?
Toothpaste – Unpredictable, if it works, it whitens teeth up to 1 shade, and results last as long as you continue using the toothpaste.
Strips – Whitens teeth up to 2 shades, and results can last up to 2 months.
Over-The-Counter Trays – Can whiten teeth up to 3 shades, and results last as long as you continue to use the trays once every three months.
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