Teeth become dull and discolored for a number of reasons. Stain-producing foods and drinks such as blueberries and coffee, along with tobacco use are just a few of the reasons that patients start to notice a dingy smile. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry offers great resources for patients wishing to improve the smile’s coloring. That Hollywood dream smile is no more than a simple whitening treatment away!
Dr. Firshein and team with the Manhattan Beach Cosmetic Dentist office offers the Sapphire Teeth Whitening System. Discolored tooth enamel can be effectively whitened by use of this bleaching process. A major benefit of the Sapphire Teeth Whitening System is that it is one of the few systems that has a desensitizing agent incorporated into the formula. The patient’s risk of post-bleaching sensitivity is greatly reduced.
The Sapphire Whitening Method
The Dentist will begin treatment by protecting the lips and gums, leaving only the teeth exposed. He will then apply a hydrogen peroxide-based gel to the teeth. A light bleaching unit that was made specifically to filter out infrared emissions is included in the system. This will prevent the teeth from becoming overheated, which helps to ensure the highest level of comfort for patients.
In most cases, the whitener is applied to the teeth in just two 30-minute applications. Both the upper and lower teeth are conveniently treated at the same time, ensuring that pre- and post- treatment last no more than 90 minutes.
At-Home Follow Up
Patients are given a Sapphire touch-up kit to take home, along with instructions on how the kit should be used. To ensure best results, patients should avoid stain-producing foods and beverages as much as possible.
Is The Sapphire Whitening Treatment Best For You?
Before making any decisions, the professional dental team at ourManhattan Beach Cosmetic Dental Office will conduct a comprehensive examination of the teeth and gums to ensure overall oral health. Our team would also like to fully understand at-home oral hygiene, and personal lifestyle behaviors. This conversation will help the dentist and the patient agree on the best whitening product or technique!
Manhattan Beach Cosmetic Dentist Discusses the Sapphire Teet