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Anderson Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, your Teeth Whitening home in Lake Forest and South Orange County
Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.
Because having whiter teeth has now become the number one aesthetic concern of most patients, there are a number of ways to whiten teeth. The most popular method is using a home teeth whitening system that will whiten teeth dramatically. Since teeth whitening only works on natural tooth enamel, it is important to evaluate the replacement of any old fillings, crowns, etc. Replacement of any restorations will be done after bleaching so that they will match the newly bleached teeth.
Teeth whitening is not permanent. A touch-up may be needed every several years, and more often if you smoke, drink coffee, tea, or wine.
Reasons for teeth whitening:
- Fluorosis (excessive fluoridation during tooth development)
- Normal wear of outer tooth layer
Stained teeth due to medications (tetracycline, etc.)
- Yellow, brown stained teeth
What does teeth whitening involve?
This type of teeth whitening usually requires two visits. At the first appointment, impressions (molds) will be made of your teeth to fabricate custom, clear, plastic, trays.
At your second appointment, you will try on the trays for proper fit, and adjustments will be made if necessary. The trays are worn with a special whitening solution either twice a day for 30 minutes or overnight for a couple of weeks, depending on the degree of staining and desired level of whitening. It is normal to experience tooth sensitivity during the time you are whitening your teeth, but it will subside shortly after you have stopped bleaching.
You will receive care instructions for your teeth and trays, and be encouraged to visit your dentist regularly to help maintain a beautiful, healthy, white smile.
Philips Zoom! Whitening
Philips Zoom! Whitening is the professional teeth whitening service that will give you a brighter smile and leave you wanting to flash your smile to everyone you know. Dr. Richard O’ Braitis a seasoned practitioner in the field of cosmetic dentistry, can give you the bright white smile you always wanted. When you call our office, ask about Zoom! Whitening and we’ll show you the difference it can make.
Your Cosmetic Dentistry Experts
Dr. Richard O’ Braitis has been providing cosmetic dentistry services to the South Orange County community since 2003. Allow a experienced practitioner to show you the difference Philips Zoom! Whitening can make on your smile, give us a call today.
A Brighter Smile Awaits!
Phone: 1 (949) 380-7803
Tuesday: 7:00 am–4:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am–4:00 pm
Monday: By Appointment Only
25432 Trabuco Road, Suite 206, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2758