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Teeth Whitening

If you look in the mirror at your smile and you notice that your teeth don’t have that bright, white shine that they used to, there’s a way that you can get them back to the radiance they once had. You’re not alone if you want a brighter smile again, since discoloration is a problem that everyone faces. Food and drink that stain teeth are a common culprit, but even without them, teeth will naturally wear down and discolor over time. It’s unavoidable, but with professional teeth whitening, you can get rid of those unsightly teeth stains and it’ll be as though they were never even there.  

At Family Tree Dental, we offer professional teeth whitening to St. Paul and the surrounding areas, making our community brighter one smile at a time. If you think teeth whitening is for you, just contact us and schedule your appointment today. Check below for more information about our teeth whitening treatments.

What Are The Best Teeth Whitening Methods?

For those considering teeth whitening, there are two effective professional whitening methods to choose from. While there are teeth whitening products available in the form of various toothpastes, mouth rinses, and trays, this do-it-yourself method typically lacks in effectiveness compared to professional solutions, taking much longer to achieve the desired results. At Family Tree Dental, we recommend that if you want a brighter smile sooner, you choose one of the options below.

In-Office Teeth Whitening

This whitening treatment is done right in your dentist’s office, and produces a significant color change in your teeth in a short amount of time, usually within an hour. This is the perfect whitening solution for those looking for immediate results for that radiant smile. During the treatment, your dentist will apply a high-concentration peroxide gel on the teeth after they have been protected with a special shield. This peroxide gel penetrates the enamel, lifting stains and leaving your teeth whiter.

At-Home Teeth Whitening

Even though this whitening method is done out of the comfort of your own home, you’re still going to need to schedule an appointment with your local dentist to get it. If you want to do at-home teeth whitening, you can get a whitening kit from your dentist. This kit contains dental trays and a whitening gel. While you’re at home, you will simply put the whitening gel in the tray, and slide the tray onto your teeth, wearing it for a couple hours a day or overnight. While the gel is pressed up against your teeth, it will start lifting the stains and giving you that whiter smile that you’ve been dreaming about. Treatment time may vary depending on the patient, ranging from a few days to weeks.  

What Teeth Whitening Method Should I Choose?

Both whitening options are very effective at creating whiter smiles, but which method is best for you all depends on preference. Do you want fast results? Or would you prefer to be in the comfort of your own home? When you schedule your appointment with us at Family Tree Dental, our dental team will discuss your options with you in more detail, and answer any questions you have. Once you figure out which whitening method is the right fit, you’ll have your new smile before you know it.

Get A Whiter Smile Today!

For a bright smile that you can be proud to show off, contact us at Family Tree Dental and schedule an appointment for a professional teeth whitening. We proudly serve the families of St. Paul and the surrounding areas with the high quality dental treatment that our practice is known for, from cosmetic dentistry to all of your other general dentistry needs. For more information, just reach out to us and we’ll be more than happy to help you. We look forward to transforming your smile, and welcoming you to our family of happy patients!