11870 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 212, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Call Today 310-207-4900

Find West Los Angeles Dentistry on Facebook

A healthy beautiful smile is just a phone call away
   

Teeth Whitening

teeth whitening in Los AngelesTeeth stains are inevitable due to our consumption of a variety of foods and drinks (soda, spicy food, coffee, etc.). However, advanced teeth whitening technology has enabled dentists to whiten teeth without adversely affecting the tooth structure.

Almost all whitening methods are similar in concept, but some are much more effective because of the way the whitening material is delivered to the teeth. Another contributing factor is the concentration of the material, which is why less potent over-the-counter whitening systems usually donít give patients the results they are hoping for.

The two main methods of professional whitening are tray whitening and in-office whitening. In tray whitening, an impression is taken and a custom tray is made for the patient. Then, a supply of whitening gel is given to the patient and he/she wears the tray for a few hours each day (techniques differ) for a period of time until an acceptable result is achieved. Sensitivity of the teeth is a normal side-effect of this whitening method and is almost always transitional.

On the other hand, in-office whitening is the most efficient means of whitening. There are a number of different types used, but the process is very similar for these methods; you can have your teeth whitened in one session and achieve significant results. Your dentist can give you more detailed information and help you decide which method is more suitable for you and your teeth.

Go back to Patient Education

Call us TODAY for a FREE cosmetic consultation.
310-207-4900

Care Credit

Care Credit

Care Credit

Top 10 Dentistry Clinics in Los Angeles
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Hazany, DDS for winning the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in Los Angeles Dentist
Verified by Opencare.com
   
11870 Santa Monica Blvd. Ste 212
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 207-4
900