Tooth whitening has become one of the most popular dental procedures in Texas. It seems that everyone is whitening their teeth to help their smiles look younger and brighter. Many people are turning to over-the-counter solutions to illuminate their teeth, however there can be downsides to this approach.
Here is some basic advice on tooth whitening from Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry:
First, we encourage you to visit our office before starting a tooth whitening system. Dr. Mason can help you determine whether your teeth can be whitened safely and effectively. We can also recommend tooth whitening solutions that will work best for you. There are many pitfalls to be aware of when whitening your teeth.
Over-the-counter teeth whitening products will provide varying degrees of whitening. If used wrongly, they can bring about problems including tooth sensitivity, over whitening, damage to your tooth enamel, and spotty coloration. Whitening too much can even have a reverse effect, making your teeth look gray.
Avoid Problems By Seeing Your Dentist First
Most tooth whitening product manufacturers recommend that you visit your dentist if things go wrong with your tooth whitening system. We recommend you begin with the excellent professionals at Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry to prevent tooth whitening problems.
Our excellent is available to discuss tooth whitening systems and check your teeth to make sure you will get the best possible tooth whitening results.