Different Methods of Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening offers a fast, non-invasive method to improve your smile. It is a process that restores the natural color of the teeth, or in many cases, just boosts the color of the teeth beyond its natural shade. Almost everyone who chooses a teeth whitening solution sees reasonable to significant enhancement in the glare and whiteness of their smile. There are many teeth whitening techniques offered at our dental office and over the counter.
Opalescence Boost is a chemically activated power whitening gel that provides brighter, whiter teeth after just 40 minutes in the dental chair. The powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide gel is chemically activated, so it doesn’t require a hot, uncomfortable light to work.
Opalescence Boost consists of two syringes: The first contains 38 percent hydrogen peroxide, the active tooth whitening ingredient. The second syringe contains fluoride and potassium nitrate (PF), which helps strengthen tooth enamel, reduce sensitivity and protect against cavities. When mixed, the gel produces a distinct red color to help ensure correct placement and full removal of the product.
Safe and effective, Opalescence Boost usually takes only one dental visit to complete. While one visit is all you need to achieve a brighter smile, difficult stains or extreme discoloration may require additional treatments.
At Jungermann Dental Care, Opalescence Boost is just one of many teeth whitening options. Call us at 636-928-4441 to schedule a consultation.
What makes over the counter teeth whitening kits so popular is that they can be done at home. These trays are available for both sensitive and non-sensitive teeth. Each teeth whitening kit consists of impression trays and teeth whitening gels. These "take-home trays" are engineered for anyone to use, and come with instructions on how to perform the procedure yourself. However, it is still important to consult our dentist so that the correct teeth whitening take-home kit is given to you.
Custom whitening trays are trays that are clear and are usually made of a clear plastic that comfortably adjusts when inserted. A special gel is inserted in each tray, giving them their whitening properties. The gel consists of a hydrogen peroxide solution that actively whitens the enamel of the teeth. They are also great for our patients who are on the go and need a more flexible way to do a teeth whitening treatment, as well as for those who have never done one and would like to start by using this method, Our dentist will go through the steps in-office and over what to do to maximize your treatment.
Sometimes all it takes for a big improvement in our appearance is a small step. We offer you a great way to enhance your smiles and boost your confidence with professional teeth whitening. If you’re located near St. Peters,Missouri and are looking for any of the above teeth whitening procedures, feel free to contact Jungermann Dental Care.You may call us for an appointment or come to our office today. Our staff is here to answer any questions you might have.