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Swagatha Reddy Chavva D.D.S. 3086 Sate Route 27, Suite 5 Kendall Park, NJ 08824
 
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Tooth Whitening

Your smile is important. Itís one of the first things you notice when you meet someone. A whiter, brighter smile is beautiful - it can help you feel better about yourself and make a memorable impression. We help you with your tooth whitening in our dental office at Kendall Park, NJ.

Tooth Whitening is one of the hottest procedures being offered today.

It is an in-office whitening system that is safe, effective and fast. In a little over an hour, your smile may become 6-10 shades whiter. A light is used to activate a gel that gently penetrates the teeth to remove stains.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tooth Whitening?

How long does Chair side Whitening take?

How does the In-office system work?

What will I experience during the In-Office Procedure?

How long do the results last?

Are there any side effects?

What causes tooth discoloration?

Do many people whiten their teeth?

Who may benefit from tooth whitening?

Is whitening safe?



What is Tooth Whitening?

It is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration of enamel and dentin.

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How long does Chair side Whitening take?

The complete procedure takes about an hour. The procedure begins with a preparation period followed as little as by 45 minutes of bleaching. (A cleaning is recommended prior to the actual whitening session.)

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How does the In-office system work?

The light activated whitening gelís active ingredient is Hydrogen Peroxide. As the Hydrogen Peroxide is broken down, oxygen enters the enamel and dentin, bleaching colored substances while the structure of the tooth is unchanged. The light aids in activating the hydrogen peroxide and helps it penetrate the surface of the tooth. A study has shown that use of the lamp increases the effectiveness of the gel by 26% or more, giving an average improvement of up to eight shades.

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What will I experience during the In-Office Procedure?

During the procedure, patients may comfortably watch television or listen to music. Individuals with a strong gag reflex or anxiety may have difficulty undergoing the entire procedure.

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How long do the results last?

By following some simple post whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. To keep your teeth looking their best, we recommend flossing, brushing twice daily and occasional touch-ups with Nite White gel. These are professional formula products designed specifically to keep your teeth their brightest. They are available only through your dental professional.

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Are there any side effects?

Sensitivity during the treatment may occur with some patients. The light generates minimal heat which is the usual source of discomfort. On rare occasions, minor tingling sensations are experienced immediately after the procedure, but always dissipate. You can also ask your dentist to supply you with anti-sensitivity toothpaste for use prior to treatment.

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What causes tooth discoloration?

There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, colas, tobacco, red wine, etc. During tooth formation, consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.

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Do many people whiten their teeth?

More people than you might imagine. A bright sparkling smile can make a big difference for everyone. The Chair side Whitening System makes it easier and faster than ever before.

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Who may benefit from tooth whitening?

Almost everyone. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. Your dental professional can determine if you are a viable candidate for this procedure through a thorough oral exam, including a shade assessment

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Is whitening safe?

Yes. Extensive research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available. As with any tooth whitening product, It is not recommended for children under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating women.

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