Tooth whitening, or bleaching as it is sometimes called, works very similarly to the way you might bleach your towels or other linens: by changing the color of your natural tooth enamel so that your teeth are brighter and whiter. Whitening treatments are easy and non-invasive, and the results can be quite literally dazzling. In many cases, there is no better way to boost the brilliance of your smile. In fact, having whiter teeth is our patients’ number one priority when it comes to cosmetic dental work!
REMINDER: Tooth whitening can only be done on natural tooth enamel, so if you have any old fillings, crowns, etc. that might need to be replaced, you should wait to do so until after your bleaching treatment. This way, all of your teeth will be the same color, and no one will know any differently. Also, if you need work done on the teeth you want to whiten, ask your Empress Dental dentist before starting a bleaching regimen.
Also, you should know that tooth whitening is not a permanent “fix.” You may require a touch-up every few years, and more often if you enjoy the following:
Our patients choose to whiten their teeth for many reasons, including but not limited to:
At Empress Dental, we use the Iveri Whitening System, which:
Other Iveri Whitening System products include: