Teeth whitening or tooth bleaching is a simple treatment used to whiten teeth discolored by smoking, coffee, tea, wine or other staining agents. Teeth whitening works on natural tooth enamel by bleaching the enamel to a white hue. The procedure is an easy, affordable way to change the color of natural tooth enamel and brighten your smile.
Teeth whitening only works on natural tooth enamel. Patients with fillings, crowns or other restorations would need to consult with Dr. Israeli to determine whether teeth whitening is an option.
Teeth whitening is ideal for treating:
Teeth whitening can be done at home or in your dentist’s office. The in-office procedure takes about 30 minutes to one hour and usually requires two visits. The traditional tooth whitening procedure is applied daily for about two to four weeks at home.