Why Do Teeth Stain?
Teeth can stain because of lifestyle choices, such as a liking for tea, coffee or a glass of red wine. They can discolour with age as your tooth enamel thins, exposing more of your natural tooth colour in the dentin underneath.
Why Whiten Teeth Professionally?
A professional tooth whitening treatment provides predictable, high-quality results, and we closely monitor this procedure. While you can buy treatments over the counter, these are not the same strength or quality as professional teeth whitening products that are only available to dental professionals. Treatment using over-the-counter products is less predictable and will take longer.
When you visit Winnipeg Street Dental for a tooth whitening treatment, we will examine your mouth before recommending this procedure. A dental checkup is essential because you must have healthy teeth and gums that are free from disease. Using whitening products on an unhealthy mouth could be very uncomfortable and may damage your teeth further. We can also advise you if tooth whitening will be successful.
Some people have teeth that are stained internally, which can happen when teeth are exposed to tetracycline or excess fluoride during childhood. These teeth may need to be whitened using a different method. If you have existing restorations such as crowns, bridges or veneers, these will not change colour during treatment and may need to be replaced after tooth whitening.
Tooth Whitening in Our Dental Office
We can whiten your teeth comfortably during a single in-office treatment that will take about an hour. Afterwards, your teeth will be several shades whiter. If you prefer to whiten more slowly, opt for our custom-made whitening trays to gradually bleach your teeth over two weeks or more with professional quality whitening gel specifically made for home use. Additionally, our custom whitening trays can be reused for touch-ups later. Some people combine both treatments to achieve the best results.
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885 Winnipeg St.