7 Reasons to Have Your Teeth Whitened

Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic treatment dentists perform these days, and that’s certainly true here at Meadowbrook Dental Care. For people who are still contemplating the pros and cons of teeth whitening, our dedicated oral care professionals have put together a list of reasons why you might want to add it to your to-do list.

1. Bye-bye, bothersome stains

While we certainly recommend you keep up your oral care for the sake of your teeth and gums, twice-daily brushing and flossing won’t remove stubborn stains that naturally build up on your teeth over time. Over-the-counter products can lighten stains by a few shades, but professional-grade whitening essentially erases stains left behind by coffee, wine, tea, and other beverages or foods.  

2. A younger look

Even when you take very good care of your teeth, the aging process tends to make them appear duller and darker. The whitening solutions we offer in-office or via our take-home kits, such as the Venus White Ultra®, can lighten and brighten your teeth by several shades.

Just one session at the office or seven days of home treatments can take years off your smile and give you a psychological boost that may help you feel as young as you look.

3. From dull to bright, naturally

Some individuals are bothered by the natural color of their teeth, which may lean more toward shades of obviously off-white or yellow. We make sure your teeth aren’t whitened to the point of looking unnatural, but we can lighten the color of your teeth to a pleasing bright white that makes it easier to show off your smile.

4. A smile to behold, and be kept!

It’s only natural that you’d be willing to put a little more time and effort into caring for teeth that reward you with a smile that attracts all the right attention. This may make it easier to fit flossing, brushing, and routine trips to the dentist into your busy schedule, all of which can help keep your teeth and gums healthy.

5. A confidence boost

While your true value is based on much more than your appearance, a bright smile can help boost your self-confidence to healthy levels. It’s hard to feel confident when yellowed or stained teeth make you wary of opening your mouth in public, much less smiling.

6. Jump-start work and social relationships

Whether fair or not, your smile often influences that all-important first impression you make during job interviews and social interactions. Whether you’re going after a new job, hoping for a promotion, or meeting with your new work team for happy hour, a bright smile can get you started on the right path.

7. We do it fast, and results will last!

Our in-office, professional-strength whitening systems can provide you with the whiter, brighter teeth you crave in under an hour.

If you’d rather whiten your teeth at home, we provide kits that can noticeably lighten your teeth in seven days. This is much more effective than over-the-counter kits that may lighten your teeth only a shade after 2-3 weeks of twice-daily use.

The overall effects of our preferred whitening methods can last a year or more. We also offer whitening pens and other home touch-up products from Whiter Image™ Dental, which you can use between in-office whitening sessions should your favorite beverage or food stain your pearly whites.

Call us today or reach us online at Meadowbrook Dental Care to schedule a consultation regarding teeth whitening. We’ll check your oral health, discuss your expectations, and recommend your best whitening options.

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