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When significant dental stains alter your smile’s appearance it can leave you feeling socially awkward. At the same time, many of the consumer whitening products sold in stores are only strong enough to brighten minor surface stains. Some of the more potent options could potentially harm your teeth and gums.

A whitening consultation with Dr. Kathleen Tantuco can help determine the severity of your dental stains and the safest, most effective method for whitening your smile.

This often calls for Dr. [dotor_name] to administer a dental bleaching treatment. The potent whitening agents and professional tools at her disposal can safely resolve significant dental stains. This is typically done in a single outpatient appointment.

Dr. Kathleen Tantuco will take measures to protect your gums with a special protective gel or a rubber dam. Once this is done, she will pour a small amount of the concentrated bleaching agent into special trays. You will need to hold them, and a small suction wand, in your mouth for a few minutes while the dental bleach whitens your teeth.

After the dental bleaching is complete, Dr. Kathleen Tantuco might also use a special ultraviolet light to address any minor problems spots.

If you live in the Sandy Springs, Georgia, area and you’re struggling with a severely stained smile, you should call 404-692-7913 to schedule a dental bleaching treatment at Vernon Woods Dental Care Associates.