Teeth Whitening

(At-Home)

Imagine removing surface stains and having the white smile you had when you were still in your teens! Anyone can have the confidence that comes from having a bright, white smile thanks to dentist-directed tooth whitening. It’s a safe, effective, and long lasting way to improve your look and boost your confidence.

Your custom home whitening kit includes a special tray that is customized to fit over your teeth. You will also receive prescription whitening gel, which is inserted into the tray before you wear it. Neumann Family Dentistry trusts several whitening systems, including ZOOM!® and Opalescence™. No matter which you choose, our team will give you detailed instructions about how your system works and what to expect.

ZOOM!®

The ZOOM!® tooth whitening system is a powerful, dentist-directed home whitening kit that produces fast, dramatic results. Your Neumann Family Dentistry team will walk you through the entire process, answer your questions, and fully educate you on how to use your take home kit of trays and gels. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll have a brighter, whiter smile. If you want a bright, dazzling smile, talk with Dr. Neumann about whether ZOOM!® is right for you.

Opalescence™

You may be quite happy with the size and alignment of your teeth, but dentist-supervised tooth whitening can go the extra mile and give you the dazzling smile you always wanted. Home whitening is safe, effective and long lasting. At Neumann Family Dentistry, we trust the Opalescence™ tooth whitening system.

Your Opalescence™ home whitening kit involves a special tray that is customized to fit over your teeth, and powerful, prescription-strength whitening gel, which is inserted into the tray before you wear it. Dr. Neumann gives you detailed instructions about how long you should wear the tray each day, and the gel will not migrate to your gums. Opalescence™ can provide results after just one night, and within a week you can expect a dramatic improvement, leaving you with a bright, white smile.

Q: How can I safely whiten my teeth?

A: There are a number of procedures available to help whiten your smile, from at-home whitening products to other treatments. Dr. Neumann evaluates the potential for whitening your teeth based on their current color and the causes of any discoloration. Once you decide on the most appropriate method, you will spend anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks undergoing a series of simple whitening treatments.

Available teeth whitening options include: 

  • At home whitening trays like ZOOM!® or Opalescence™. These products use peroxide-based gels to bleach your teeth. Generally, the process involves the daily application of the gel in a formed “mouth guard” for about two weeks. Side effects may include short-term tooth or gum sensitivity.
  • Porcelain veneers. Many people who have tetracycline stained teeth and cannot whiten their teeth with traditional means, or people who want a more permanent solution will opt for porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers is a great way to whiten your teeth in a more permanent fashion. The veneers do not stain with time and also correct many other concerns that you may have including crooked teeth, gaps in teeth and a gummy smile. Most of the smile makeovers you see on television are accomplished with porcelain veneers.
Q: I want my teeth to be whiter. Do you recommend at-home or in-office whitening?

A: Dentist directed at-home whitening and in-office whitening procedures are both effective ways of brightening your smile. In either case, your dentist customizes the treatment to ensure your happiness with the results. Your custom home whitening kit includes a special tray that is customized to fit over your teeth. You also receive prescription whitening gel, which is inserted into the tray before you wear it. Dr. Neumann gives you detailed instructions about how long you should wear the tray each day and you should expect the entire home whitening process to take between two and four weeks, leaving you with a dazzling, white smile.

Teeth Whitening

Anyone can have the confidence that comes from having a bright, white smile thanks to dentist-directed tooth whitening.

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