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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening is one of the most economical ways to brighten teeth and enhance your smile. Your smile creates an immediate, visual impact on people you meet. As per research by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 74% of adults feel an unattractive smile can limit a person’s career success and when the respondents were asked how they can improve their smile; the most common response was via whiter & brighter teeth. A bright smile gives the impression of healthy teeth, youth and happiness.

Causes of tooth discoloration

Baby teeth are whiter than the adult teeth. As we age, the adult teeth become darker and stained. This is one of the reasons why white teeth make people look more youthful. There are a number of causes of darkened teeth such as:

  • Illness
  • Aging
  • Genetics
  • Tobacco use

Eating or drinking stain causing food items such as coffee, wine, berries, sauces, etc. Being exposed to high levels of fluoride while teeth are developing .

Types of Teeth Whitening Procedures

As there are different reasons for tooth discoloration, there are many procedures that can brighten and whiten your teeth. The two most common ways are in-office treatment and a do-it yourself approach. At North Island Dental Arts, our dental experts will work with you to build a cosmetic treatment plan that will address your dental concerns and meet your cosmetic goals. In-office Teeth Whitening – Teeth whitening in a dental office is the most preferred teeth whitening method. Stronger agents are applied but you can be assured that the rest of the mouth including gums is protected from these materials. Your teeth can brighten up to 10 shades in a single visit only. Tooth whitening can last up to one or more years, depending on how well you take care of your teeth. To find out if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening, call us at: 516-616-4800. Over the counter products - Home tooth whitening systems have become quite popular because they are inexpensive and easy to use. Some of the over the counter products include whitening toothpaste, whitening strips, tooth gel and more. While these products may be easy to use, if you have oral concerns, you should consult your dental expert to ask whether these products are safe to use. These products might provide you temporary results but the dentist supervised whitening treatments are the safest and the most effective method for brightening your smile.

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic treatment options taken by patients. The dental experts at North Dental Island Arts can help patients achieve a white and bright smile that looks natural. People with whiter and brighter smile are more confident about their overall appearance. To learn more about teeth whitening treatments, call us at: 516-616-4800.

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