About Laser Teeth Whitening
Many of the things people enjoy to partake in (tea, coffee, candy, sodas, tobacco, berries, red wine, and more) can stain the dental enamel and cause a dingy, yellow smile. In recent years, multiple teeth whitening products have appeared in stores, but none of them are as effective and fast as laser teeth whitening by our dentists at DentalWorks Tinley Park in Tinley Park, IL. In under one hour, years of stains can be removed using safe, advanced dental laser light allowing teeth to be about eight shades whiter. Our dentists can customize and control the procedure to help each patient safely achieve their whitening goals and keep their results longer.
What to Expect
Laser teeth whitening is done by our dentists at their office in Tinley Park, IL, and while anesthesia is not needed, sedation options are available for patients with anxiety or a prominent gagging or choking feeling. For maximized results, the teeth will be professionally cleaned and polished before the procedure, then the teeth will be dried and a protective barrier will be applied over the gums. After the teeth and gums are ready, our dentists will brush on the whitening agent to the the teeth and then activate the gel with a special light. Once the whitening gel is triggered, stains will be removed from the enamel for several minutes until our dentists remove the gel. Depending on the patient's current enamel color and whitening goals, the gel will be applied up to three times. Once the whitening service is done, our dentists will remove the and gum barrier before fully rinsing the mouth.
After the whitening procedure is completed, patients should avoid staining foods and liquids as well as products with tobacco as much as possible to maintain the results of their in-office teeth whitening treatment. Some patients may get some sensitivity after the procedure, which should be discussed with our dentists if it lasts longer than 3 - 5 days after the whitening service. Patients should continue to follow a good home oral care routine and visit our dentists in Tinley Park, IL twice a year for a professional cleaning and once a year for a dental exam to minimize future staining. With good oral care, the results of an in-office teeth whitening procedure can last for several years and be touched-up as needed.
In-office teeth whitening treatments are usually not paid for by dental insurance since it is a cosmetic service, but can confirm insurance coverage before discussing cost. in Tinley Park, IL offers many financing plans and payment options to cover procedures such as laser teeth whitening.
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A Younger-Looking Smile
To remove years of teeth stains in one visit to our dental office in Tinley Park, IL, ask about laser teeth whitening for a fast, effective procedure to brighten your teeth several shades. Instead of spending months with generic teeth whitening strips and other products, safely whiten your teeth in under an hour with in-office teeth whitening and get a younger, brighter smile you can enjoy right away.