North River Dental Care

Professional Teeth Whitening

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One of the easiest and most effective ways to get a great smile is to whiten your teeth. North River Dental Care offers several professional teeth whitening options to help you show off your pearly whites to their best advantage.

Teeth can become discolored for a variety of reasons. Smoking, drinking beverages that contain tannins (such as coffee, tea, and wine), certain medications, dental hygiene issues, and simple aging can all stain your teeth. But even the most discolored teeth don’t have to stay that way! Dr. Bailey and our friendly staff can help you reach your goal of a bright smile with professional teeth whitening. We offer in-office treatment as well as safe, effective options you can use at home!

In-Office Professional Teeth Whitening

Our in-office teeth whitening is a great option if you are in need of a rapid results for a special occasion. Our dedicated team will apply a concentrated whitening solution to your teeth to maximize results. You’ll enjoy brilliantly white teeth in just one visit. We’ll also provide you with trays to take home with you to continue your teeth whitening for any needed touch ups.

Custom Take-Home Teeth Whitening Trays

If you have tried other teeth whitening options before with no success, our custom-made trays might be the answer for you! This teeth whitening option is our most popular because it allows you to whiten at home! It is great for patients who want flexibility and comfort, as well as great whitening results.

How does it work?

Our team will make whitening trays that fit your teeth precisely. You’ll get a take-home kit with everything you’ll need to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your home. You can whiten your teeth until your desired shade is reached, typically within one to four weeks. After that, you just need to maintain proper oral hygiene for long-lasting results!

Teeth Whitening FAQs

How long does teeth whitening last?

Results will vary based on the individual. However, it is typical for teeth whitening to last from six months to several years. Practicing good oral hygiene and healthy dental habits will extend your results. If you frequently drink beverages such as coffee, wine, and soda, your results will not last as long and you may require more frequent “touch-ups” to maintain your results. Regular visits for cleanings and checkups at our Fredericksburg office will also help.

Is teeth whitening safe for me?

Yes! Teeth whitening has been shown by multiple studies to be safe for patients ages 14 and older. What’s more, our team will give you detailed instructions and answer any questions that you might have along the way. Keep in mind that restorations (crowns, veneers, etc.) will not respond to tooth whitening, but that there are other options available that can improve these areas. Contact North River Dental Care to schedule a teeth whitening consultation to find out if whitening is an option for your smile.

Will whitening make my teeth sensitive permanently?

Sensitivity caused by tooth whitening is temporary. Your teeth will generally return to their pre-whitening sensitivity level a few days of the whitening process is complete. Our team can also help you take steps before you whiten to minimize any sensitivity that may occur during the process.

Dr. Bailey and our team are committed to providing patients with effective and safe teeth whitening options. Whether in the comfort of your own home or in our Fredericksburg, VA dental office, we will maximize your teeth whitening results and give you the dazzling smile you’ve always wanted.

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