A stained smile can leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options. Our dentist has extensive training and experience to help you find the best method for meeting your whitening goals.
Most of the whitening products sold in stores are only strong enough to whiten minor surface stains, but some whitening gels do employ whitening agents that are potent enough to whiten moderately stained teeth.
If you want to safely and effectively whiten deeply stained teeth, you will need to have one of Dr. Barry LeJeune perform a professional dental bleaching treatment.
At the start of the treatment, our dentist will take measures to protect your gums from the potent bleaching agents. This is usually done by applying a special gel or installing a temporary rubber dam.
Once your gums have been protected the dentist will pour a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel into trays. These are inserted into your mouth and held there. How deeply your teeth are stained will determine how long the bleaching treatment lasts. After your teeth have been bleached, the dentist might use a special ultraviolet light to brighten them and whiten any lingering stain particles deep inside the tooth enamel.
If you are tired of living with a dull and stained smile, you should call Barry LeJeune, DDS in Hampton, Virginia at (757) 827-9114 to ask about a dental bleaching treatment.