Annual teeth whitening industry revenues top $11 billion dollars each year in the US. Nearly 90% of patients who choose cosmetic dental procedures do so as a way to improve physical attractiveness and self‐esteem. If you are interested in improving your smile through teeth whitening, call or make an appointment online today with Dr. Mueller in Port Orchard, Washington.
Smile whitening is any process that makes your teeth appear whiter. There are two different types of smile-whitening processes:
There are three different types of smile whitening, including:
In-office smile whitening is the preferred smile-whitening method. Dr. Mueller offers professional smile whitening that has:
When you opt to use take-home smile-whitening products, Dr. Mueller takes impressions of your teeth and creates custom mouthpieces just for you. A well-fitting mouthpiece is important because a close fit helps the whitening agent stay in contact with your teeth.
Take-home smile-whitening products require you to fill each mouthpiece with a special gel provided by Dr. Mueller. You wear the mouthpiece for several hours every day. Optimum results take up to two weeks.
Store-bought smile-whitening products are popular because they’re inexpensive and easy to use. They include:
Over-the-counter smile-whitening products are available in many stores without a prescription. However, they aren’t as effective as those offered by Dr. Mueller. If you have oral problems, consult with Dr. Mueller before using any teeth-whitening product.
It’s common for your teeth to lose brightness for a number of reasons, including:
For a brighter smile, call or make an appointment online today with Dr. Mueller in Port Orchard, Washington.