Pineville Teeth Whitening

Treat Stained Teeth and Restore Your Smile

At Pineville Family Dentistry, Dr. Babb uses professional-grade teeth whitening products to deliver fantastic results in just a single appointment. At our office, you can enhance your smile and your confidence in under an hour with professional whitening. Call today to schedule your visit and transform your smile!

The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Remove stains caused by coffee, wine, tobacco, or yellowing due to the natural aging process
Restore your confidence when smiling, laughing, and chewing, and rejuvenate your appearance
Get treatment in just a single appointment, or treat yourself at home with a professional-grade take-home
Teeth whitening is affordable and completely non-invasive, making it an ideal way to get started with cosmetic dentistry

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

Teeth whitening products use a special type of molecule called a “peroxide” to bleach away stains from your teeth. The most commonly used compounds are hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide. These compounds react very strongly when they contact stains on your teeth, breaking them away from your enamel and “bleaching” the surfaces of your teeth. This removes most stains from your teeth and leaves behind natural, white enamel.

Can Teeth Whitening Remove All Teeth Stains?

Teeth whitening is only effective on stains that are on the exterior of your teeth. That means that it will work for things like tobacco stains and coffee stains. However, if the interior of your tooth has been stained due to a reaction to an antibiotic like tetracycline, or is discolored due to a filling, teeth whitening will not remove the stain. You can consider an alternative treatment like dental bonding or veneers to cover up internal tooth stains.

How Long Will My Teeth Whitening Treatment Last?

The results of teeth whitening usually last up to 3 years. However, you can extend the effectiveness of your treatment by brushing and flossing properly, and seeing Dr. Babb for teeth cleanings every six months. Additionally, you may want to consider having touch-up teeth whitening appointment every year or two, to ensure that your teeth remain bright and beautiful for as long as possible.

The Difference Between In-Office And Take-Home Teeth Whitening

Both in-office and take-home teeth whitening deliver the same results. However, in-office whitening is much faster. In just 1-2 appointments, you can brighten your smile up to 5-10 shades. This option is ideal if you need to whiten your teeth quickly for a special event.

Take-home whitening, on the other hand, uses custom-built trays and special whitening products to brighten your smile more gradually, and it usually takes several weeks to see your results. However, some patients prefer to whiten their teeth in the comfort of their own homes. To find out which option will work best for you, contact Pineville Family Dentistry at (318) 704-5757, or stop by our office at 3310 Military Highway, Pineville, LA 71360 to schedule your appointment.

Schedule your appointment today!