What Is Laser Teeth Whitening?

Laser Teeth Whitening

As you age, your teeth tend to show their wear. Years of eating, drinking, and lifestyle can dull and darken teeth’s enamel, and no matter how attentive your dental care, your smile will never be as dazzling as you would like. For those whose teeth are deeply stained, or discolored as the result of certain medication, a whiter, brighter smile may seem to be out of reach.

The good news is that these days there are many ways of reversing such effects on your teeth. One of the most popular ways of removing discoloration and returning your teeth to their previous sparkling white glory is through laser teeth whitening.

What Is Laser Teeth Whitening?

Laser whitening is a safe, gentle, and highly effective means of whitening your teeth. It’s basically the same as using tooth whitening solutions, except that a laser is used, in this instance, to speed up the solution’s chemical reaction, which helps to lift the stains and whiten your teeth much more rapidly than the traditional in-office teeth whitening treatment.

This remarkable laser whitening procedure has become increasingly popular over the past few years. It’s virtually painless, quick, and easy. And the results are amazing.

Thanks to cutting-edge technology, this process for restoring your smile is one of the fastest growing, more popular trends in dentistry today. When it comes to laser teeth whitening, David E. Willey. DMD follows an established procedure, which consists of just a few simple steps.

Laser Teeth Whitening Steps

Step 1: Screening

This is where Dr. Willey checks to see whether your tooth root is exposed as a result of receding gums. If that is the case, your teeth may not bleach evenly. If you are pregnant or in your teens, it’s recommended that you wait a while before undergoing this procedure.

Step 2: Pre-Treatment

During this step, Dr. Willey will clean your teeth and make sure that all the cavities are filled to prevent the tooth whitening solution from seeping into your tooth’s interior through the cavity.

Step 3: Whitening

At this point, all you have to do is lie back on the dentist’s chair and watch while your teeth are  transformed. The process of whitening your teeth takes a relatively short amount of time (less than an hour in most cases), and you will experience little discomfort, if any.

Step 4: Follow-up

It’s important for you to note that the teeth whitening process isn’t permanent. Your teeth could become stained again unless you take proper care of them. It’s also possible that you may need to schedule a follow-up teeth whitening session.

If you feel any sensitivity after your procedure, it should wear off in just a few days, and of course, Dr. Willey can prescribe medication to prevent or reduce tooth sensitivity.

Benefits of Laser Teeth Whitening

If you’re still on the fence about whether or not this procedure is for you, take a look at the benefits that you get from whitening your teeth using laser treatment:

As you can see, there are a lot of benefits you get to enjoy if you opt for laser whitening at our dental practice.

Are You Ready for Laser Teeth Whitening?

The bottom line is that laser teeth whitening can help to boost your self-confidence by restoring your bright smile. The entire process is safe and painless, and you’ll be wearing a radiant, healthy smile in no time!

Get in touch with us at the offices of David E. Willey. DMD, PL. if you have decided that you’re ready for laser teeth whitening. Dr. Willey will be able to describe the steps involved in laser whitening and answer any questions you may have about the procedure.

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