People often spend a lot of time and money on over-the-counter teeth whitening products because they think professional Teeth Whitening in Weymouth MA is too expensive. What they do not realize is that they may actually be spending more money at the department store than they would at some dental offices. It can take a few months to see any results, and those will not be professional grade. It is more cost-effective, and less time consuming, to select among professional options and experience whiter teeth. There are treatments available with pricing that will surprise people.
Professional Teeth Whitening in Weymouth MA can be done in the office, at home, or a combination for lasting results. The treatments offered in the office include “Opalescence” and “Zoom!” brand products to remove deep stains on teeth. The process takes about one hour and is customized for each patient. Patients have an initial appointment to meet with the hygienist and discuss desired outcomes. At that point, an evaluation of the teeth and stains will be completed. That will indicate how much hydrogen peroxide will be added to the gel at the time of whitening. The gel is spread onto the teeth, and a special light is turned on to activate the whitening ingredients. After fifteen minutes, the gel is removed and a new layer is applied to the teeth. This process is repeated two more times during the same appointment. Any minor discomfort will be alleviated by a special toothpaste provided by the dentist.
Patients who prefer a more gentle approach can select an at-home option for professional whitening. Patients are fitted with molded trays that will hold a gel provided by the office. The gel goes into the trays, and trays are worn for thirty minutes each day. This process takes up to two weeks. Teeth are rarely desensitized with this approach. A combination of both treatments can ensure longer lasting results. Treatment is completed in the office, and patients are given a special kit that allows them to do touch-ups at home. Those who wish to have a whiter smile, at a cost lower than expected, can go to alphadentalcenter.com for details, locations, and to set up an appointment. Proper oral hygiene, avoiding teeth staining foods and drinks, and not smoking will also help keep teeth whiter longer after professional treatments.
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