Teeth discoloration and stains will alter a once beautiful smile. The easiest option for resolving teeth discoloration issues is to undergo teeth whitening. Teeth whitening can be done at home by using teeth whitening kits. The better option though would be professional teeth whitening at our Monroe dentist office.
What is Teeth Whitening?
It is a dental procedure that whitens your teeth by removing any unwanted stains. There are several ways your teeth become stained or discolored. In the same way, you can whiten your teeth in several ways. Teeth whitening products are available as an over-the-counter products offered in many stores. These products include whitening strips, gels, whitening trays, and toothpaste.
Dentist office teeth whitening includes bleaching gels, and it is far more durable than home whitening. A dental professional like Dr. Mjahed will administer and/or supervises the whitening process. The process consists of a few 30 minutes sessions when discoloration is severe, or a one-trip treatment in less sever cases.
What makes a stain on the teeth?
Food and beverages as well as lifestyle choices like smoking can cause your theeth to become stained. Going to dentist in Charlotte like Dr. Mjahed is the first step to a brighter smile. The second step is to cut back on consuming acidic and tannin-rich beverages and foods. Reducing consumption will allow the effects of teeth whitening to last longer.
The list of foods and beverages that stain teeth is not very long. Thus, you can easily reduce or avoid them in order to keep your smile shining.
- White and red wine
- Strongly colored foods like berries
- Carbonated beverages
Professional Teeth Whitening In Charlotte NC
The teeth whitening process by dentist Dr. Mjahed is far better than home bleaching and other whitening kits. Dr. Mjahed uses safe, bleaching solutions that are friendly to your gums and enamel. We use a method that ensures more sparkle to your smile long after your initial whitening session.
Some dentists may complete the entire process through a two-hour-long session. On the contrary, others may prefer several 30 minutes sessions. The method or number of sessions we use for you will depend on the severity of staining.
Whitening trays may be used along with a bleaching agent that is placed on the teeth. The whole process is either handled by or supervised by Dr. Mjahed.
How much does Teeth Whitening cost at the dentist?
The cost of teeth whitening depends on the services you are looking for and the severity of staining on the teeth. Additionally, different dentist offices in Monroe NC charge patients based on their pricing structure. It is always wise to talk to a specialist like Dr. Mjahed about the cost and procedures before you receive treatment.
Typically the whitening process cost ranges from $500 to $1,000 based on a lot of different specifics.
Teeth Whitening Options at home
There are many ways to whiten your teeth at home. If you do not have access to a teeth whitening experts like Dr. Mjahed, you can use any of these home-whitening options.
Teeth Whitening Toothpaste
These mildly abrasive whitening pastes remove any stain quickly. It contains hydrogen peroxide to remove tough spots with ease. The method is inexpensive and easy to use. Get a high-quality whitening toothpaste for a great smile.
Whitening Gel and Strips
Like whitening toothpaste, the gels and strips contain carbamide peroxide for better shine. You can apply the gel with a brush or put the strip directly on the teeth. Continue using it for once or twice a day for more than two weeks and hopefully, you will see the differences in your smile.
Our Dental Practice in Monroe, NC
Monroe Family Dentistry is there for you and your children from day one and we are happy to work with you and your child to start habits from birth. If you live near Monroe, NC call us to schedule an appointment today at 704.776.4278.