Teeth Whitening in Abilene, Texas
Brighten your smile with teeth whitening from Morris Dental Associates. Dr. Morris and her team want to help you and your family achieve your dream smiles. One way they do this is by offering Philips Zoom! Whitening. With this professional whitening treatment, you can whiten your smile up to eight shades lighter in a 45-minute procedure.
How Does In-Office Whitening Work?
Before any whitening treatments, Dr. Morris recommends a thorough dental exam. She recommends this because the bleach from the whitening solution can be detrimental to damaged teeth and gums.
There are two different in-office whitening products that Morris Dental Associates offers. First is Philips Zoom QuickPro. Patients who want quick whitening results may opt for the QuickPro solution. To apply the whitening treatment, Dr. Morris will brush on the whitening solution, and you can brush it off with a toothbrush 30 minutes later. Often patients receive this treatment after their regular dental exam and cleaning.
Secondly, Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed is done in-office and takes about 45 minutes to complete. For this procedure, first, Dr. Morris will examine the shade and health of your teeth. Next, she will dry the teeth and apply an advanced whitening solution. After the solution is applied, Dr. Morris will place the WhiteSpeed light over your mouth. During the procedure, this process is completed three times. After the LED light and advanced whitening solution have whitened your teeth, Dr. Morris will apply a post-treatment gel. This gel helps decrease sensitivity on your teeth and gums and protects the outer layer of your tooth, the enamel. The treatment also comes with customized whitening trays so you can enhance your smile at home.
Should I use Over-the-Counter or Professional Whitening?
Many patients wonder if they can receive the same results as in-office whitening at home with over-the-counter products. Dr. Morris does not recommend over-the-counter whitening products because they are not as effective and can be more expensive over time. In-office whitening products use a more potent bleaching agent, which can whiten your teeth quicker than over-the-counter solutions.
Additionally, during an in-office whitening appointment, Dr. Morris applies the whitening solution directly to the teeth. She ensures that the solution is in all of the crevices of the teeth. Over-the-counter products often miss the tiny crevices between the teeth, resulting in incomplete whitening.
Should I Choose In-office or At-Home Professional Teeth Whitening?
Another question many patients have is if they should choose in-office or at-home whitening solutions. At Morris Dental Associates, we offer in-office whitening solutions from Philips Zoom. We recommend in-office whitening as opposed to at-home whitening because in-office whitening is done by a professional and only takes 30 – 45 minutes to complete. We encourage our patients to sit back and relax during their whitening treatment. Dr. Morris and her team of experts will do the rest. Not only is this more convenient for you, it often creates a fantastic result.
Many patients want to achieve a beautiful, white smile. At Morris Dental Associates, we are here to help you achieve that dream. At our office, we offer two leading whitening solutions from Philips Zoom: QuickPro and WhiteSpeed. Dr. Morris recommends that patients not use over-the-counter whitening products because they are not as effective and can be more expensive over time. She also encourages patients to receive in-office professional whitening treatment instead of at-home treatment. The whitening treatment is done by Dr. Morris, who can ensure every portion of your tooth is whitened in the office. Additionally, it is a more comfortable and relaxing experience for you. Call our office today for more information about teeth whitening in Abilene, Texas, or schedule an appointment.