In-Office Teeth Whitening in Harker Heights, TX

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About In-Office Teeth Whitening

Are stained, dull, or yellow teeth affecting how you feel about your smile? Several factors or lifestyle habits can change the color of tooth enamel over time, including tobacco use, beverages like tea or coffee, and even some medications. To help patients in our community gain a brighter, more confident smile, ACE Dental of Harker Heights performs in-office teeth whitening with the Spa Dent Naturals system. This convenient cosmetic dentistry service works to dissolve years of tooth stain and may whiten teeth up to several shades in approximately an hour. If you think your smile could use a boost, get in touch with our Harker Heights, TX location today and schedule a teeth whitening consultation!

Am I a Candidate for Teeth Whitening?

In-office teeth whitening may be a good option for patients who wish to quickly whiten stained or yellow teeth. A number of individuals decide to brighten their smiles before big life events, such as graduations or weddings. To determine if in-office teeth whitening is right for you, one of our dentists will examine your mouth to ensure it is healthy enough for the procedure. It is important to understand that whitening solutions can only brighten natural tooth enamel and will not change the color of any dental restorations. In-office teeth whitening may enhance the look of teeth discolored by:

  • The natural aging process
  • Red wine, tea, cola, fruit juice, or coffee
  • Berries or tomato-based foods
  • Curry or other pigmented spices
  • Some health conditions or medications
  • Tobacco use

What Is the Treatment Process?

Before getting started, we will polish your teeth to allow for an even application of whitening gel. We will then cover your gums and other soft tissues with a protective barrier and place a special pair of glasses over your eyes. Once the prescription-strength whitening gel is applied to your teeth, we will position our LED whitening light in front of your mouth. This light activates the peroxide in the gel to help dissolve stains within the enamel. The gel will be left in place for about 15 – 20 minutes and then thoroughly removed. Depending on your desired results, we may repeat this process 2 – 3 more times. At the end of your treatment, our team will remove the whitening gel and protective barriers and thoroughly rinse your teeth.

Following Your Teeth Whitening Visit

While you can generally return to your normal routine after the treatment, it is best to avoid products that might stain your teeth for a least a few days, like coffee and tobacco products. Some patients experience temperature sensitivity following teeth whitening, but this typically subsides on its own. It is a good idea to brush after consuming foods or drinks that may stain your teeth and maintain good oral hygiene each day. When you visit ACE Dental of Harker Heights for routine dental cleanings, our team will try to polish off any new stains that accumulate between visits. We also offer home teeth whitening kits that can allow you to touch up and maintain your results over time.

Will Insurance Cover Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening is an elective aesthetic dentistry service and is generally not covered under dental insurance plans. When you visit ACE Dental of Harker Heights for your consultation, we will review your treatment costs and the affordable payment options accepted at our practice. Our team can even help you apply for special patient financing plans.

Enhance Your Smile With Teeth Whitening

In-office teeth whitening at ACE Dental of Harker Heights may help to brighten the look of your smile and elevate your self-confidence. The Spa Dent Naturals teeth whitening system offers a simple and convenient way to minimize the look of tooth stain within a single office visit. Reserve your consultation at our Harker Heights, TX practice today to learn more!

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