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Teeth Whitening in Davidson, NC

Teeth Whitening

Our teeth are constantly changing. As we age, our smiles naturally dull, and certain habits (such as drinking coffee/tea, smoking/chewing tobacco, drinking red wine, and teeth grinding) can contribute to a browner or yellower appearance. Though natural and even generally harmless, brown or yellow teeth can seriously damage our confidence and cause us to keep our smiles to ourselves.

At Dastrup Dental, we believe that living well means smiling often. Restoring confidence in your smile is all about giving you the freedom to flash a grin whenever the mood strikes. Our made-to-order, take-home teeth whitening kits give you the tools you need to achieve the pearly white smile you’ve been dreaming about.

Woman from Mooresville shows off her white teeth after undergoing professional teeth whitening.

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

After a brief appointment, the team at Dastrup Dental will provide you with a customized, take-home tooth whitening tray featuring professional strength gel to combat your degree of staining. The tooth whitening trays are fitted to your bite and teeth for a perfect fit throughout the whitening process.

After the customized tray is prepared, you’ll receive detailed instructions on the use of your kit. Although the details may vary from patient to patient, the whitening trays are generally worn for around an hour each day for two weeks. Patients will need to brush and floss before applying the whitening kit and need to avoid eating, drinking, and smoking during the application and at least 30 minutes afterward.

After two weeks are up, you’ll return to Dastrup Dental to compare tooth shades to gauge the effectiveness of the treatment. Your journey to a whiter smile begins and ends in no time flat!

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Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Renewed confidence is the main objective of professional teeth whitening services, but the process also has numerous other benefits.

The benefits of teeth whitening include:

  • Boosted self-esteem
  • Safe and easy
  • Comfortable
  • Proven results in little time
  • Improves mental health
  • Enhance appearance
  • Lasting results

Teeth Whitening FAQs

Depending on the whiteners being used and the patient’s individual lifestyle choices, the benefits of an at-home teeth whitening kit may last for anywhere between half a year to three years. Your dentist will inform you of what steps you can take to prolong the benefits for maximum effect.

The process is different for everyone, but you can expect your take-home whitening kit to last somewhere between 2-4 weeks for maximum benefit.

When compared to over-the-counter alternatives, take-home tooth whitening kits that are built for you are more effective and more affordable. While you might have to purchase multiple kits with various success, your tailored take-home kit from Dastrup dental is guaranteed to make a difference without any additional charges or costly time away from work.

So long as you follow your dentist’s detailed instructions, take-home tooth whitening kits are perfectly safe. At worst, overexposure to the whitening gel may cause sensitivity or, in extreme cases, minor damage. This discomfort is easily avoided, however, by using the product as your dentist recommends.

Visit Dastrup Dental for Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a quick, simple, and affordable option for boosting your confidence. Our customized take-home kits put the power into your hands for self-improvement on your schedule. Together with better oral care and fewer bad habits, your teeth can remain shiny and white for years to come.

Dr. Dastrup is an active member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, and his local chapter of the Spear and Seattle Study Club—an interdisciplinary, continued education program from practicing dentists. Dr. Dastrup and his team believe that good dental care can be painless and restorative.

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