Teeth Whitening (sometimes called “teeth bleaching”) is a popular dental procedure used to whiten teeth. If you are a suitable candidate for whitening you can have your teeth bleached to make stains disappear, or get a whiter shade.
The active ingredient in most of the whitening agents is 10 percent carbamide peroxide. When water contacts this white crystal, the release of hydrogen peroxide lightens the teeth.
There are a number of different ways to whiten teeth. Accelerated in-office approaches use a light activated technique with the peroxide gel. There are also at-home whitening kits used with a peroxide gel.
Atlanta Teeth Whitening can be performed by our Cosmetic Dentists in the office or, under dental supervision, at home. Whitening in the office may call for an hour and a half visit to our office. We use a special light to accelerate the whitening process. You will take home trays and extra gel to maintain your new white smile!
Many patients enjoy just whitening at home because it is more convenient. Typically, whitening at home takes two or three weeks, depending on the desired shade you wish to achieve.