Even if you are meticulous about taking care of your teeth, few people can avoid the food stains or the discoloration that come with age. But noticeably brighter teeth are just minutes away with professional teeth whitening. Indeed, a cosmetic dentist can improve the appearance of your teeth in just one, short dental appointment.
One of the most requested whitening treatments in the United States is the Zoom! teeth whitening system, which can get teeth on average eight shades brighter in one office visit. Zoom! offers optimal teeth whitening with a minimal investment of time: In about an hour, you will see results that are both immediate and long-lasting.
Cosmetic dentist Timothy S. Messer, serving the surrounding Memphis area, finds Zoom! teeth whitening effectiveagainst the stains that cause problems for his patients. Most of them discover that regardless of how well they take care of their teeth, their daily diet will eventually leave stains that dull their smile.
If discolored teeth are dimming your smile, or making you look older, Zoom! teeth whitening can rejuvenate your appearance in about an hour. Zoom! is the most powerful professional-grade whitening option available.
Zoom! teeth whitening is a quick, in-office treatment. First your lips and gums are covered, leaving only your teeth exposed. Then, the special Zoom! whitening gel is applied to your teeth. The gel is formulated to work with the Zoom! light, which activates the gel and allows it to penetrate the enamel on your teeth, breaking up stains and discoloration.
The gel and light are left in place for 15 minutes. The treatment is repeated two more times, for a total of three treatments in about 45 minutes. After the final round, you will be given a fluoride treatment that helps protect against sensitivity.
You will also be given a custom take-home tray with a touch-up solution to maintain your brighter smile at home.
The risks of teeth whitening are minimal when done correctly on suitable candidates. Dr. Messer carefully screens his patients to ensure good outcomes. In general, teeth and gums should be healthy to avoid complications. In addition, you should not have teeth and gums that are already sensitive.
Some patients do experience temporary sensitivity from tooth whitening, but this disappears in one to three days. This risk is reduced by the additional fluoride treatment offered after Zoom! teeth whitening.
Dr. Messer will also inspect your teeth to determine if teeth whitening is a good option for you since some stains don’t respond well to whitening treatments. In addition, people with existing restoration work, such as veneers and crowns, should understand that restoration work cannot be whitened. Dr. Messer can determine if your restoration work will create a problem with whitening and suggest alternative options.
Stains and discolored teeth are a common problem. If you would like to rejuvenate your smile, please call and request a consultation. If you prefer an at-home treatment, Dr. Messer also offers home kits using professional-strength whitening solutions and custom trays for better results.
I have been to several dentists in the Memphis Area and I have finally found THE ONE!! Dr. Messer is the best dentist I have ever been to. I have complete confidence in any procedure that he performs and I can't imagine ever going to any other dentist.