A beautiful smile starts with whiter, brighter teeth. Patients who regularly drink wine, tea, or coffee may notice their teeth begin to discolor. Smokers and those who chew tobacco may also notice yellowing and staining of the teeth. When this happens, it can have a negative effect on one’s smile. This is the time Lake Orion patients visit the practice of Dr. John L. Aurelia to learn more about teeth whitening methods available through a professional team.
While there are several over-the-counter teeth whitening methods available, many of these provide little or no results. Patients may find that these methods are poor compared to professional-grade products and services. This is why Dr. John L. Aurelia recommends patients strongly consider investing in their smile with professional tooth whitening.
Dr. John L. Aurelia offers his patients two popular types of whitening including the in-office bleaching and take-home whitening kits.
Patients who want to whiten their smile in approximately one hour in the dental office may choose Zoom! in-office power bleaching. This treatment is done using a specialized light that activates whitening gel on the teeth to provide fast results. This is a wonderful method of whitening for patients who want to achieve results as soon as possible for upcoming special events or occasions including high school reunions, weddings, or special family gatherings.
Patients with more time who want a more economical solution can whiten their smile in the comfort of their own home with take-home whitening kits. Patients go through a series of impressions with Dr. John L. Aurelia and these are used to create custom whitening trays that fit precisely over the teeth. These are used with prescription-strength whitening gels to provide amazing results in just a week or two. This is a cheaper alternative to Zoom! whitening, but is a wonderful method that allows patients more control over their results.