Home Teeth Whitening Overview
There are numerous over-the-counter options for convenient, at-home teeth whitening, but these "solutions" do not typically deliver the best results. In fact, many patients find that they end up wasting their time and money on the effort. To whiten your smile noticeably without the hit-or-miss products, Preferred Dental of Cromwell offers patients access to Opalescence professional-strength teeth whitening kits that can be used at home. At-home teeth whitening kits created by our skilled dentists are a safe and effective method to conveniently brighten your smile and remove stains from the enamel. We create your home whitening kit to suit your needs and goals, allowing you to achieve the best results possible. Your kit will consist of prescription-strength gel and comfortable mouth trays that fit your smile and make the whitening process more enjoyable. If you are interested in enhancing your smile with a professional home teeth whitening kit, contact our office in Cromwell, CT to schedule a consultation.
Best Candidates for Home Teeth Whitening
Maybe your teeth appear dull or have yellow and dark stains that have accumulated over time. To remedy this, you may have attempted to improve their look with over-the-counter whitening products and found them to be ineffective, uncomfortable, or damaging to your teeth. If you want to brighten your smile in the comfort and convenience of your own home, our team may recommend a customized teeth whitening kit. At Preferred Dental of Cromwell, the strength of your whitening solution is personalized to meet your needs and goals, making this a great option for those with sensitive teeth. A home teeth whitening kit can be used alone or alongside in-office whitening treatments to maintain your results for a long time.
What to Expect with Home Teeth Whitening
Your at-home whitening kit will be designed by our dentists and consist of teeth bleaching gel and comfortable mouth trays. Before creating your home whitening kit, we will perform a thorough evaluation of your teeth and oral health to select the best formula that achieves the level of brightness you desire. You can choose to have impressions taken of your teeth so your mouth trays can be customized, but it will take longer to receive them. If you would like to begin your treatment sooner rather than later, we offer professional mouth trays that can be used immediately. Once your kit is ready, one of our dentists will go over the specific instructions required for each treatment, including how long the whitening gel should make contact with your teeth and how often to administer the treatments. It's important to listen to your dentist's instructions so you do not overbleach your teeth.
Home Teeth Whitening Follow-Up
Your results will depend on the strength of the whitening solution, the starting shade of your enamel, and how often you perform your whitening treatments. Once you achieve your desired shade, you can stop using your at-home kit. To maintain your results, you should keep a good oral hygiene routine and make lifestyle changes that include avoiding staining foods, beverages, and tobacco products. Additionally, you should continue to schedule your bi-annual cleanings and yearly dental examinations at Preferred Dental of Cromwell so we can periodically polish away stains from your teeth and monitor your overall oral health. You should keep your mouth trays clean and stored safely. This way, if you want to resume your whitening treatment one day, you will only need to purchase more whitening gel.
Home Teeth Whitening Insurance Coverage
At-home teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure, which means it is typically not covered by dental insurance. During your consultation, a member of our team will discuss your cost estimates based on your treatment options, go over the payment options we accept, and provide you with information on low-interest medical financing. If you have any questions at all pertaining to financing or treatment costs, do not hesitate to call our Cromwell, CT office. Our team looks forward to helping you achieve the bright smile you want.
Home Teeth Whitening
With at-home teeth whitening offered at Preferred Dental of Cromwell, you can conveniently brighten and enhance your smile from the comfort of your own home. Combining professional-strength whitening products and a customized treatment plan created by our experienced dentists, your home teeth whitening kit will fulfill the needs and goals you have for your smile. To learn more about your options for at-home teeth whitening, schedule a consultation at our office in Cromwell, CT.