One of the main reasons we pick up that toothbrush every morning and night is to brush away bacteria and food residue so that we can have gleaming pearly whites. While this may work for some of us, for others it doesn’t matter how much effort we put into brushing our teeth, we just can’t seem to get them to be as white as we want them. That’s where are orthodontist comes into the equation. There are some things that our orthodontists can do to help us get those white teeth we’ve been wanting.
When in doubt, look to the laser. While this may not be a commonly used maxim, when it comes to teeth whitening, lasers do the trick. Laser dentistry as performed by your local San Diego orthodontist can whiten teeth, improve ‘gummy smiles’ and treat gum inflammation as well as ulcers. The Super Dentists offer two types of laser teeth whitening options, ezlase and LaserSmile. These whitening techniques use the laser as a heat source in addition to a whitening agent to whiten your teeth. Laser whitening leads to whiter teeth quicker than most other types of whitening procedures.
Zoom Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening with Zoom technology whitens teeth via the use of a special bleach. In just 45 minutes your teeth will become eight shades whiter. This clinically examined teeth whitening bleaching system lightens discolored enamel with a bleach gel that’s applied three times in 15-minute segments.
If you choose to abstain from the options above, there are other ways to go about whitening your teeth. It’s important to consult with your dentist before choosing one of the many teeth whitening options on the market. Call today to schedule your appointment to talk about the teeth whitening options available to you.