How to Whiten Teeth?

Teeth discoloration can be caused by staining, ageing, and chemical damage to teeth. Some common causes of discoloration are tea, coffee, and cigarettes. People who indulge in significant amounts of soda can experience the same staining. Root damage and genetic may also play a role in discoloration. Disease and medications can also be factors that can cause staining of the teeth. If you doubt that there is a medical cause for your teeth discoloration be sure to inform your cosmetic dentist in Upland. Some individuals have naturally brighter enamel than others.

Teeth whitening in Upland correct discoloration of teeth by removing brown and yellow stains. There are a lot of techniques applied by your dentist in Upland to improve the brightness of your teeth. Some of them are chemical whitening, mild acid whitening, abrasive tooth brightening and laser tooth whitening; the newest technique.

Not all of your teeth have the same natural color, front teeth are typically the whitest and the molar is darker in shade. During your consultation for teeth whitening, your dentist in Upland will examine the structure of your teeth and will adjust the procedure based on this.

Upland Dental Practice

Teeth become less white over time as the mineral structure of your teeth changes and your enamel becomes more .porous.

At Upland Dental Practice our dental team examines the condition of your teeth and then advice you on the whitening treatment that you need. We avoid removing any surface of the teeth and we work to bring out the natural color of the teeth that was discolored over time. We have various teeth whitening services to offer based on the condition of your teeth.

Tooth Bleaching

This procedure can last up to two visits. Our cosmetic dentist will apply a regular abrasive cleaning procedure of the teeth. Followed by a bleaching process on the stained teeth. Severely stained teeth requires the use of a special whitening gel activated by a laser. Our cosmetic dentist will carefully lighten your teeth until the color of the teeth is match.

Custom Fit Tray

A small amount of bleaching gel is placed in the tray and worn for a brief amount of time. Impressions are taken of your mouth and a thin custom made plastic tray is formed which you can take home and wear for about an hour a day. It usually takes about one to two weeks see the full whitening effect of your teeth.

This technique that is easy to use and cost less. This procedure requires four visits to our cosmetic dentist.

Laser Bleaching

A translucent bleaching gel is applied to the teeth. A laser light is used to activate the crystals to absorb the energy from the light and penetrate the teeth enamel. This increases the lightening effect on the teeth; the length of time depends on the degree of discoloration.