There are two types of professional whitening procedures Dr. Nabaie can recommend; in-office treatments and professional whitening products for use at home. Professionally applied in office procedures give you immediate visible results with few negative side effects. With this type of treatment, the whitening agent is applied carefully to your teeth by the oral health professional. With this type of procedure, your smile can be whitened up to five shades or more in as little as one hour.
Professionally dispensed options for home use also include specially designed trays that are custom-fitted to your mouth and are worn for a certain amount of time during the day. These will whiten your teeth up to six shades or more over time in as few as two weeks.
Either method, in-office procedures, or a professional product used at home, can provide optimal whitening. Which method is right for you will depend on your personal needs, such as time, cost, and expectations. Those with tooth colored dental fillings or crowns in the front of the mouth need professional advice prior to whitening since only natural teeth respond to whitening agents. Tooth whitening will continue to provide an excellent, safe and cost-effective way to improve your smile. Dr. Nabaie can help you in determining which teeth will whiten and the best product for your individual needs.