Teeth Whitening – Greenfield, MA
Reveal a Whiter Smile Today!
How often do you find yourself hiding your mouth when speaking, smiling, or taking pictures? At BGH Dental, we believe even one time is too many. You do not need to hide behind a discolored smile. We can help you turn back the hands of time with teeth whitening in Greenfield. We offer two solutions to get your teeth several shades whiter with results that last.
Reversing Tooth Discoloration
Tooth discoloration is a natural part of the aging process. As your enamel becomes thinner, more of your dentin will show through, which has a yellowish hue. Although it is unavoidable, there are also several stain-causing factors that can cause your smile to darken sooner. Poor oral hygiene habits, smoking, and consuming darkly pigmented foods and drinks make your teeth to discolor quicker.
To restore a bright smile, you have probably tried several over-the-counter products. While they may be convenient, they will not give you the results you want. They do not contain professional-grade whitening agents, so they will not deeply penetrate your enamel.
Do not worry. You are not out of options. We have the solutions you need to get the results you want.
Professional Teeth Whitening
We use professional-grade whitening gels to reverse tough stains to restore your enamel to its previous state. After performing an initial consultation, your cosmetic dentist in Greenfield creates a customized treatment plan to reveal a brighter smile.
In just one day, your teeth will become several shades whiter. We apply a special protective barrier to your gums and lips to avoid any irritation. After the whitening solution is on your teeth, a special light is used to activate it. For an average of three 15-minute intervals, the gel breaks up the discoloration molecules to provide a drastic improvement to the color of your teeth.
Now, you can get in-office results from the comfort of your own home. We provide you with the high-quality whitening gel and custom-fit trays to whiten your smile around your own schedule. You wear the trays following the recommendations of your dentist for about 2 weeks. After only a few days, you will begin to see a whiter smile shining through.
Protect Your Investment
Your new smile can stay bright for several years with the right aftercare. To protect your results, it is best to maintain your oral hygiene habits at home and visit your dentist twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. If you eat or drink stain-causing foods and drinks, like coffee or berries, be sure to brush your teeth right away. If you cannot, rinse your mouth with water. You also want to avoid tobacco in any form to prevent new stains from developing.
Teeth Whitening FAQs
If you’re considering getting your teeth professionally whitened here at BGH Dental, then you might have some further questions about how the treatment process works. To give you a better idea of what to expect, we’ve included the answers to some frequently asked questions about teeth whitening in Greenfield below. Of course, don’t hesitate to give us a call if you don’t find the information you’re looking for; our team is always more than happy to help!
Does Teeth Whitening Hurt?
Some patients hesitate to get their teeth whitened because they’re worried that it will hurt. Truthfully, professional teeth whitening should cause very little – if any – discomfort at all. Each of our whitening treatments is custom-made to meet a patient’s unique needs, so you’re highly unlikely to experience tooth sensitivity as you might with store-bought whiteners.
Typically, the only exception would be if your teeth are already prone to sensitivity in general. In that case, please let us know and we can adjust your whitening treatment accordingly. Using desensitizing toothpaste and avoiding particularly hot or cold beverages can help to minimize sensitivity afterward.
What’s the Difference Between Professional and Store-Bought Teeth Whitening?
Over-the-counter teeth whitening products use diluted bleaching agents and trays that are designed to be one-size-fits-all, which really means that they don’t actually fit anybody 100% correctly. Professional whitening, on the other hand, involves personalized applicators and bleaching gel that is exponentially more potent than the solutions you’ll find at the drugstore. As a result, teeth whitening from a cosmetic dentist in Greenfield is a much safer, more comfortable, and more effective way to achieve the dazzling smile you’ve been wanting.
Is Teeth Whitening Safe?
Many store-bought teeth whiteners have not been approved by the FDA or the ADA (American Dental Association), so they have not undergone rigorous testing to prove that they are safe. This means there is a chance that they could cause harm in both the short and long term. For example, improperly fitted trays could result in the gel coming into contact with your gums and leading to irritation.
By contrast, professional teeth whitening treatments are considered incredibly safe. In addition to being administered by a highly trained dentist, our custom-made trays and protective barriers ensure that no whitening gel spreads to your gums or other soft tissues.
How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?
It should come as no surprise that professional teeth whitening has a higher price tag than cheaply made store-bought kits. However, as we have discussed above, the benefits of our treatment make it worth every single penny!
Because each treatment is fully customized, there isn’t a set cost of teeth whitening. Multiple factors go into the price, including the number of sessions you need and whether you choose in-office or take-home whitening. We’ll go into detail about these factors during your consultation. We can also talk about your financial options. Dental insurance doesn’t usually cover cosmetic services like whitening, but CareCredit or our in-house Quality Dental Plan can help you easily fit the cost of your brightened smile into your budget.
Get a Bright Smile Today!
You do not need to feel insecure about your smile. BGH Dental has the solutions you need to restore your confidence. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation for teeth whitening. We look forward to improving your smile.