Raleigh Teeth Whitening
Bright, white & long lasting beautiful smiles
Professional Teeth Whitening
A brighter smile lays the groundwork for beautiful, healthy-looking teeth. More often than not, whitening is the first step in our smile makeovers and works well as a stand-alone enhancement. Our professional teeth whitening in Raleigh is gentle, affordable and long-lasting!
Advantages Of Whiter Teeth
Whiter teeth tend to appear more youthful and healthy than those with stain buildup. By lightening the color of your tooth enamel, it can almost instantly take years off of your smile. For people who already have relatively straight teeth, professional whitening may be the only smile makeover or cosmetic dentistry treatment that they ever need.
What Causes Tooth Stain And Discoloration?:
Our teeth are naturally porous, covered in thousands of tiny “tubules” that house nerve endings. These microscopic tubules can also harbor stain particles from the everyday foods and drinks you expose them to. Darker foods and drinks (such as tomato sauces, curry, coffee, red wine, and tea) are some of the worst offenders. The more often you eat and drink them, the heavier your stain is likely to be.
Environmental and lifestyle factors can also contribute to tooth stain. For instance, if you’re a competitive swimmer, some people will notice stain buildup after extensive time in chlorinated pools. Individuals who use tobacco products (even if it’s the occasional cigar or pipe) will also see more stain on their teeth than those who don’t smoke.
And of course, there’s our age. The more mature we get, the more likely we will have accumulated stains inside of our enamel.
Fortunately, professional teeth whitening offers an effective solution for drastically brightening your smile.
Same-Day Teeth Whitening In Raleigh
Here at North Ridge Dental, we offer professional in-office ZOOM! Teeth Whitening treatments. ZOOM! is a light-activated treatment that amplifies stain oxidization, removing years of stain in as little as an hour. Depending on the extent of tooth discoloration, your whitening treatment can erase 5-8 shades or more in under an hour and a half.
Having your teeth professionally whitened is as simple as sitting back and relaxing. We’ll do the rest.
Same-day teeth whitening is perfect when you have a last-minute special event, job interview, or simply don’t want to mess with the “hassle” of wearing a home whitening kit for several days in a row.
At-Home Whitening Options
In addition to ZOOM Whitening we offer custom fitted whitening trays with Opalescence. Tray based tooth whiteners are the way to go for those who like to whiten their teeth in the comfort of their own home. Upon your visit with North Ridge Dental, we will take dental impressions of your teeth. The impressions or “mold” is sent to a dental lab where they fabricate a mouth guard-like tray that is an exact fit to your teeth.
When you are ready to whiten your teeth you simply fill the trays with a small amount of peroxide based bleaching agent and press the tray firmly in place. These trays are worn for a designated time per day until the desired shade is reached. You keep these trays and bleaching agent for future use or whenever think you need to brighten your smile again!
Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Whitening
Over-the-counter commercial products can be effective on mild tooth staining, but they’re not capable of providing the same strength of whitening or lasting results as what’s offered in a private dental office. Our concentrated professional products work more efficiently and ensure even, bright results across your entire smile in just a day.
Am I A Candidate For Teeth Whitening?
Whitening products should only be applied to healthy teeth. If there are active areas of decay or periodontal disease, those conditions will need to be stabilized prior to performing cosmetic treatment. If you have existing dental work within your “smile zone”, those restorations may need to be updated to match the brighter teeth around them.
A Brighter Smile Is Just One Call Away
Schedule your in-office professional ZOOM! Whitening treatment. Call North Ridge Dental today.