What Are My Options For Teeth Whitening?

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Yellow or discolored teeth can make your smile appear unhealthy, and can have a negative impact on your self-confidence. Tooth discoloration can be a result of several factors including genetics, medications, and lifestyle habits. Whitening your smile with cosmetic teeth whitening can take years off of your appearance and have a positive influence on your quality of life.

Ridgetop Dental Group offers free whitening consultations to patients in the Reston, VA area. Our dentists conduct a custom shade analysis for personalized whitening results. Progressional teeth whitening is highly effective for most patients and can improve the appearance of your smile.

Teeth Whitening Options Reston, VA

  • In Office Teeth Whitening
    In office whitening treatment takes about 1 hour and is completed while you relax in our comfortable chairs. Patients can read a book, or watch TV while we brighten and whiten their teeth, creating a  more radiant and confident smile.

A professional bleaching agent is applied to teeth and activated using laser technology. The bleaching agent is designed to penetrate the tooth enamel eradicating tooth discoloration.

Patients who avoid smoking, coffee, wine and other lifestyle habits that lead to tooth discoloration may enjoy results up to a year. Good at home oral hygiene and routine dental cleanings can also help to keep teeth whiter.

  • Take Home Teeth Whitening
    Patients who choose to use a take-home teeth whitening kit will come into our Reston, VA dentist office to receive their custom kit. Impressions are taken of the patients’ teeth and used to create custom-fit whitening trays. Trays are worn with a bleaching agent every day for a specified period of time.

Your custom trays fit snugly against the teeth minimizing damage and sensitivity to surrounding soft tissue. A take-home teeth whitening treatment will require a brief office visit for dental impressions. These will be necessary for the fabrication of custom fit bleaching trays to be used at home with the professional bleaching agent.

The trays will be used for a specified amount of time daily for about 2 weeks and your results will gradually emerge.

Boost Your Confidence

Teeth whitening is a popular way to refresh and rejuvenate the appearance of your smile. Professional teeth whitening provides superior results to over the counter options while remaining an economical smile solution.

Schedule A Dental Implant Consultation

If you would like to explore your options for teeth whitening, visit our team at Ridgetop Dental Group in Reston, VA. To schedule an appointment, call us or request an appointment online.

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