Teeth Whitening

It’s hard to imagine anything more appealing than a sparkling, white smile. Yet our teeth rarely stay as white as we’d like them to without a little help. Fortunately, that help is available with our teeth whitening in Westport. 

Teeth whitening done in a professional dental setting is a safe, effective way to brighten your smile. It’s also the most economical cosmetic dental procedure. Depending on the whitening method, results can be dramatic: in-office whitening, for example, can lighten teeth in three to eight shades in one hour.

Don’t hesitate to take the first step towards a healthier, happier you by investing in professional teeth whitening. Your future self will thank you for it!

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening westport Teeth Whitening Before and After.

Professionally supervised whitening will work faster and better protect sensitive gums and tooth-root surfaces than over-the-counter whitening products. An oral exam before you begin any whitening process is an essential first step to ensure your tooth discoloration is not the result of a dental condition in need of treatment. Also, please know that over-the-counter whitening kits might not be as safe for your teeth and gums as professional treatment. If you have any questions about which whitening method would be best for you, talk to us first.


Our Whitening Methods

Professional whitening uses high-concentration bleaching gels that are not available over the counter.

  • In-Office Whitening — This technique offers the fastest results with powerful whitening solutions. First, your gums and tooth-root surfaces will be covered with a protective barrier to ensure your safety. A thin plastic device, a retractor, will hold your lips and cheeks away from your teeth as a professional-strength hydrogen peroxide gel is applied. We will leave the gel on for about an hour. When we remove it, the results will be noticeable immediately.
  • Take-Home Whitening — This is another effective way to whiten your teeth. However, you will play a more significant role in ensuring the best possible results, and you may need several weeks to achieve your desired level of whiteness. First, we will take a mold of your teeth, and then two thin, flexible plastic mouth trays will be custom-made for you — one for the top teeth and one for the bottom. You will fill the trays with whitening gel and then position the trays over your teeth. You should leave the trays in for about an hour at a time.


Caring for Your Whitened Smile

You can do many things to ensure your whitening results last as long as possible, and this will vary from person to person (six months to two years or even longer). First, please maintain a usual, conscientious routine of brushing and flossing daily and keep up with your regular schedule of professional cleanings at the dental office. Avoid foods and beverages that stain, including red wine, tea, and coffee. 

If you smoke, you might use your newly whitened teeth as an impetus to quit — a good idea in any event! A minor touch-up every so often, either at home or at the dental office, can keep your smile bright and beautiful for years.


Teeth Whitening in Westport, MA

In conclusion, professional teeth whitening provides numerous benefits that store-bought kits cannot match. Not only does it effectively remove stains and discoloration, but it also improves your confidence and self-esteem. Plus, with our advanced whitening methods and techniques, you can achieve a brighter and more beautiful smile in just one visit. And remember to maintain your results by carefully caring for your newly whitened smile. Regular teeth cleanings and avoiding stain-causing foods and drinks will help ensure long-lasting results. 

So why wait any longer? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Sathvik Seshadri or Dr. Shikha Chopra. See the amazing transformation a professional teeth whitening treatment at Westport Dental can provide for your smile. In addition to teeth whitening, we offer many quality dental services in Westport, Massachusetts. You can talk to us about a smile makeover, dental implants, or just about anything you need for healthy, beautiful teeth and gums!