Are You A Candidate for Teeth Whitening?
If you are experiencing any oral health issues, we will need to provide general and restorative dentistry treatments before we can recommend teeth whitening. Gum health is especially important, as the teeth whitening procedure can irritate sensitive gum tissue. Always remember to brush and floss regularly and book your regular cleaning and checkup!
The best teeth whitening candidates should:
- Be at least sixteen years old
- Free from periodontal (gum) disease
- Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
- Have no current cavities
- Free from medical conditions such as diabetes
- Free from exposed roots due to disease or decay
- Not be allergic to peroxide
Top Teeth Whitening Options
In-office Teeth Whitening Options
A seat in a Redwood Dental chair can leave you with results in as quickly as 2 hours. With a variety of in-office whitening options our highly educated team will work with you to quickly and effectively achieve the results you want while ensuring the overall health of your smile.
Convenient At-Home Options
If you are looking for more affordable teeth whitening options we offer a variety of different options and Redwood Dental. With instructions from our team, you can safely and effectively whiten your teeth from the comfort of your own home.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most people are candidates for teeth whitening but there are some cases that require preventive dentistry to tackle any oral health issues before being able to complete the whitening process. We will make sure to ensure your oral health before providing any cosmetic advancements.
Whitening can last anywhere between 6 months to three 3 years depending on the type of teeth whitening you apply and how well you maintain your teeth.
Depending on the type of teeth whitening and how well you maintain your teeth, whitening can last for anywhere from 6 months to up to 3 years.
Done under the care of a dentist, professional teeth whitening is safe and effective. It is always important to follow instructions and have your dentist answer any questions or concerns that you may have.
Unfortunately, crowns or veneers don’t change colour and may stand out if other teeth are whitened. Keep in mind, that if your crowns or veneers are located in the back of your mouth, the colour differentiation will be less visible. Book your consultations and we will provide you with the best whitening techniques for your situation.
When carried out by a registered dental professional, federal guidelines state that teeth whitening is perfectly safe. If you are planning on using take-home options, please make sure to talk with our team first, follow all instructions and always let us know if you have any questions or concerns. We are here every step of the way.
Depending on the teeth whitening option you choose there are several different price points. Book your consultation with Redwood Dental and let us find the option that is right for you.
The best way to find out if your teeth whitening is covered by insurance is to call your insurance provider. Once this is established, we will be able to provide you with an estimate to submit to your provider.