We use teeth whitening at our Calgary dental clinic as a non-invasive cosmetic treatment to help lighten the colour of your natural teeth.
Teeth Whitening at Pensak Houghton Dentistry
Many people have discoloured teeth and suffer in silence. However, they may have never looked into the vast array of options available for effective treatment of discoloured teeth through teeth whitening.
Why Professional Teeth Whitening?
We know your smile is important. It’s one of the first things you notice when you meet someone and a whiter, brighter smile is beautiful – it can help you feel better about yourself and make a memorable impression.
Your lifestyle and the aging process can stain and darken your teeth and many things we do on a regular basis can contribute to stained teeth such as drinking coffee, tea, cola, red wine, and smoking.
Whitening can get your smile looking its best. Non-professional procedures and clinically unproven teeth whitening strips can often lead to unsatisfactory results so you should consider professional teeth whitening for your smile.
Professional Teeth Whitening is:
- Fast and convenient
- Low sensitivity
- Proven to be safe and effective
- Performed by a dental professional
Teeth Whitening Options
For your convenience and budget we have two methods of whitening available to you. The first is an in-office procedure called laser whitening. The second is the use of a take-home kit that you can conveniently use at home.
In-Office Laser Teeth Whitening
Whitening strips, gels and toothpastes are treatments available for you to use at home. In-office laser teeth whitening is also a safe and effective method of teeth whitening.
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Laser Teeth Whitening is one of many available dental remedies designed to revitalize the colour of your teeth.
In this treatment a special laser whitening gel is applied to the teeth in which a high intensity laser is used to penetrate the whitening materials.
This action in effect bleaches the teeth. This procedure takes approximately two hours to complete. It is a safe treatment that specifically focuses on the affected teeth and therefore will not affect the gum tissue in any way.
The only possible side effect to laser tooth whitening is that the patient experiences slight sensitivity to hot and cold stimuli for approximately two to three days following the treatment.
Take-Home Whitening Kit
Take-home whitening kits are the second method and involve preparing custom trays created from simple impression of your mouth. Our lab will create trays that you will take home and use at your convenience.
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There are several advantages to using this system. First, we custom fit the trays to you so there is never any risk of ingesting the whitening agents.
Additionally, our whitening agents are more powerful than you can purchase over-the-counter and therefore, the results will be more dramatic.
Lastly, by allowing you to use this whitening package at home and at your convenience we allow you to have control over how white your tooth color will become.