Smile Brighter with Teeth Whitening in Collierville
At our practice, Dr. Joshua Holcomb treats many different kinds of patients with a multitude of dental needs, but do you know what they all want? Whiter teeth. Research has shown time and time again that people with pristinely white teeth tend to be considered more attractive, intelligent, and professional, so it’s no wonder that teeth whitening is our most popular cosmetic service. If your smile has become discolored due to a love of coffee, wine, tobacco, or natural aging, we can easily turn back the clock and make it up to 8 shades whiter with just one treatment.
Why Isn’t My Smile White?
So if everyone wants to have a white smile, how come so many people do not?
Certain beverages, such as the aforementioned coffee and wine, in addition to certain berries and sauces, actually have dark pigments in them that stick to the enamel and become ingrained in it. Also, as we age, the translucent enamel naturally starts to thin, revealing the yellow layer of dentin underneath. And, genetics plays a big role in the color of our teeth as well. Some people, even those that take good care of their teeth, may be predisposed to experience enamel discoloration and darkening.
How Professional Teeth Whitening Can Help
With a professional teeth whitening treatment, we can eliminate all kinds of stains and let your smile’s original shine come through. Our whitening treatments use a highly potent bleaching gel, mostly composed of carbamide peroxide, which is able to attack even the deepest stains. It works by literally breaking the bonds that hold the stains together, causing them to dissipate.
While there are numerous whitening treatments you can purchase over-the-counter, most of them provide very underwhelming results, or on the other hand, are so strong they can actually damage your enamel and make your teeth extremely sensitive. Under the supervision of your dentist in Collierville, we can whiten your smile and keep it healthy at the same time.
Our Whitening Treatments
- In-Office: If you’re looking to get results as quickly as possible, then we can completely whiten your smile with just a single appointment. We’ll simply apply, wipe off, and reapply our whitening gel until your smile reaches the desired color. In many cases, we’re able to finish the treatment in as little as 45 minutes!
- Take-Home: If you’d rather whiten your smile more gradually, we can make you your own customized-kit. It will consist of mouth trays specially designed to fit your smile as well as our whitening gel. You’ll simply need to wear the trays with the gel for about 30 minutes a day for 2 weeks to see complete results, though you’ll likely see an immediate improvement after the first day.
Are You Ready for a Whiter Smile?
Whether in our office or at home, the results will be the same if you trust us with your smile: dramatically whiter teeth. It’s amazing how much this one simple procedure can enhance a person’s appearance and boost their confidence, but we see it all the time with our patients, and it could do the exact same for you.
If you’re ready to get the whiter smile you’ve always wanted, contact us today for an appointment.