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The Benefits and Risks of Teeth Whitening

The Benefits and Risks of Teeth Whitening

Teeth are related to personality. How they look is very important and you do not want to have any kind of stain in your teeth because it leaves a bad impression on others. You can get white teeth with the help of teeth whitening.

How Whitening Works?

The process of this treatment is very simple. First of all, your teeth are cleaned with the cleaning process. Then they apply bleaching gel on your teeth. This gel breaks the stain molecules and whitens your teeth shade. Remove this gel after 15 minutes and repeat this process as per your requirement.

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

There is a lot of demand for this procedure because people do not like yellow teeth or stained teeth. The dentist even prefers this procedure because of the quick result and improve the shade of teeth. This treatment can provide you several benefits which you even can not think of

  • It makes your smile beautiful, now no need to hide from the lips
  • Brightens the natural teeth color and provides whiter shade
  • It helps boost your confidence, now you do not need to worry what people would say about your teeth
  • Now socializing would not be a problem for you
  • This makes your selfies and other pictures more beautiful

Risks of Teeth Whitening

Every treatment has some or the other kind of side effect. The same case is with teeth whitening but these side effects are not serious and would not last for a longer period of time. Following you find risk associated with this treatment are

  • It can make your teeth sensitive for some period of time
  • You may face the problem of gum irritation which is temporary in nature

Minimizing the Risks of Teeth Whitening

This risk can be minimized if the dentist uses a protective barrier for gum. Professional know how to perform this procedure. You can contact our office any time about how to get perfect white teeth. Our dentists have knowledge of how to perform this procedure and minimize the risk element during this process.

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What we are doing to keep you and your family safe when you come to our office

We hope you and your family are in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While may things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice, and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it is both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up to date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued. We do this to make sure that our infection control procedures are current and adhere to each agencies’ recommendations.

You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff.

For example:

  • Our office will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions. You will be asked those same questions again when you are in the office.
  • We have hand sanitizer that we will ask you to use when you enter the office. You will also find some in the reception area and other places in the office for you to use as needed.
  • You may see that our waiting room will no longer offer magazines, children’s toys and so forth, since those items are difficult to clean and disinfect.
  • Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you are offered fewer options for scheduling your appointment.
  • We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at one at a time.

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice.

Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and friends.