Start smiling with white teeth – with teeth whitening in Batavia!
Have you ever noticed that the bad guys in movies always have stained, yellow teeth while the heroes have a glamorous, gleaming smile? White teeth have long symbolized youth, vitality, wealth, and power – on screen and in real life.
Why are we so conscious of other people’s smiles as well as our own? Perhaps because it’s so easy to have an esthetically pleasing, beautiful smile, it has become the modern standard. Teeth whitening from Batavia Family Dental is one of the simplest, most convenient, and most affordable cosmetic dental treatments.
All teeth naturally dim somewhat over time for any of these reasons:
- Normal wear and tear gradually exposes the yellow dentin below your naturally white enamel
- Staining agents like coffee, tea, and tobacco, medications can dull your smile over time
Whitening involves the lightening of dental discoloration by the application of a whitening agent. Dentist-supervised tooth whitening is the safest and most reliable solution that yields excellent results.
A dentist-supervised at-home whitening kit offers excellent results in the privacy of your own home. You control your time investment by choosing whether to go a little whiter… or a lot whiter. This system usually takes about two weeks to create your personal best effect. Of course, we’re always available to answer your questions and monitor your smile for the best results.
One important fact to consider before undertaking professional tooth whitening is that the whitening procedure will not be effective on restorations such as fillings, inlays, onlays, crowns, bridges, and bonding. Therefore, it is best to have teeth whitened before dental restoration procedures if possible. That way, your dentist in Batavia can match the color of the restoration to the shade of your newly whitened teeth, ensuring that the whitening effect will be even. This recommendation is especially important if you want to replace your current amalgam (“metal”) fillings with tooth-colored composite resin fillings. With the composite fillings in place over newly whitened teeth, the effect can be transformative.
Be sure to let us know if you’re interested in tooth whitening. Imagine … within two weeks, your smile could be the brightest and whitest it has ever been!
There are over-the-counter whitening kits that can give you some results, but they can be messy, time-consuming, and could even damage your teeth. Whitening produces the best results when done under your dentist in Batavia’s supervision to remove stains and re-charge your smile batteries. And you get to decide whether to lighten by up to about eight shades, or only a few. Ask us about our different whitening options for getting the best results for you.
Assert yourself. Smile!
Yours in dental health,
Dr. Steve Sokolovskiy, dentist in Batavia
P.S. Although whitening toothpastes cannot be expected to whiten teeth as much as professional tooth whitening, they can help maintain teeth that have already been professionally whitened.