Teeth Whitening

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Treatments to Brighten your Smile

Teeth whitening treatments have become increasingly popular during the last years. There are several numbers of reason why many are choosing to whiten their teeth. Some of the reasons are because of an upcoming event, a job interview, aging, to boost self-confident, or tooth discoloration. Whatever your reason might be, our dentist will provide you with several treatment options, so visit us to determine which one would be great for you.

This guide will help you understand the benefits of our teeth cleanings and what to expect when having them performed by our dentist.

Biolase eZlase™ 940 (Laser)

Biolase, Inc. is a medical device company that develops, manufactures and sells laser systems in dentistry and distributes dental imaging equipment, including CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing) scanners. Biolase’s products are focused on better enabling your dentist to repair and restore your dental conditions while reducing pain, fear, and anxiety.

Some of the Biolase products your dentist may use include all-tissue dental lasers, soft tissue lasers, and intraoral cameras.

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Brite Smile

The BriteSmile® teeth whitening system can significantly improve the appearance of dulled or otherwise discolored teeth in a single office visit. The BriteSmile® whitening procedure uses a hydrogen peroxide gel and a specially designed lamp that accelerates the process. The light, which is safe for tooth enamel, skin, gums and other soft tissue, is shaped to illuminate and whiten all upper and lower teeth in the smile line at the same time.

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Dash

The Dash whitening system uses a unique 30% hydrogen peroxide formula and does not require mixing, refrigeration or an activating light. Because an activating light can increase postoperative sensitivity, patients who experience dental sensitivity may choose this whitening method.

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EZ White®

EZ White™ Pro uses a patented, light-activated technology and oxygen-rich gel to break away stains quickly and gently. The treatment is administered by your Family Dental Care of South Bradenton dentist in as little as 30 minutes for a smile that's up to 8 shades brighter.

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Kor

The KöR whitening system utilizes custom trays and in-office treatments. The custom trays are fitted precisely for your teeth by your dentist at Family Dental Care of South Bradenton. You can use the trays and professional-strength whitening gel in the comfort and convenience of your own home.

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Laser

Laser teeth whitening is administered in a dental office exclusively, and is the most expensive method for whitening. All forms of teeth whitening work by releasing oxygen ions from a tooth whitening gel, which gently lift stains from the teeth. The laser simply lifts the stains faster. Another advantage of the laser is that (depending on the type of laser used) it can more easily be used to bleach one tooth at a time. This is helpful when one tooth is more discolored than the surrounding teeth.

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LaserSmile® (Laser)

LaserSmile® is the most advanced in-office accelerated tooth whitening system available today. It creates a more aesthetic appearance by reversing discoloration of tooth enamel. The LaserSmile® teeth whitening system is a simple, painless, and effective process that brightens your smile without increased tooth sensitivity or the uncomfortable excess heat caused by other whitening methods.  This in-office procedure utilizes a special laser to activate the whitening gel for dramatic, long-lasting results.

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Opalescence™

Opalescence™ is a chemically activated power whitening gel that provides brighter, whiter teeth after just 40 minutes in the dental chair. The safe, powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide gel is chemically activated, doesn’t require a hot, uncomfortable light to work, and usually takes only one dental visit to achieve desired results.

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Take Home Trays

What makes over the counter teeth whitening kits so popular is that they can be done at home. These trays are available for both sensitive and non-sensitive teeth. Each teeth whitening kit consists of impression trays and teeth whitening gels. These "take-home trays" are engineered for anyone to use, and come with instructions on how to perform the procedure yourself.  Although they can be a convenient option, obtaining great results can take longer than other treatments and they don’t always work well for deep stains. These trays are custom made to go over your teeth and whiten your teeth through a special gel that is found on the inside of the trays.

These trays, once made for you, can then be taken home as a teeth whitening kit, along with the guidelines given by our dentist. The time period that they must remain on your teeth can vary according to your teeth whitening needs.

How they Work

Custom whitening trays are made of a clear plastic that comfortably adjust when inserted. A small dollop of a gel is inserted in each tray, giving them their whitening properties. The gel consists of a hydrogen peroxide solution that actively whitens the enamel of the teeth.

After they have been used and are taken off, they need to be cleaned with a Q-tip or a cloth, and rinsed. This makes them ready to be used again. It is not recommended to use them for at least another day, after each application.

These whitening trays can be used several times to achieve the desired results. Our dentist can further advice on how many times they should be used in your case. 

Venus White®

Venus White® is a take-home whitening kit for custom trays your dentist at Family Dental Care of South Bradenton creates for you.  The trays contain a special whitening gel, which is available in a range of concentrations so that your dentist can devise an effective, customized treatment plan that eliminates stains and brightens your smile while protecting your teeth from uncomfortable sensitivity.

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Zoom!

The Zoom in-office tooth whitening procedure uses the Zoom Advanced Power Chairside Lamp to activate the 25 percent hydrogen peroxide whitening gel and accelerate the bleaching process. The Zoom bleaching process lightens discolored enamel and eliminates stains while leaving the structure of your teeth intact and unchanged.

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If you are looking for great teeth whitening procedure in Bradenton Florida you need to visit Family Dental Care of South Bradenton in Bradenton Florida. Please feel free to call us to book an appointment or visit our office today! Our dentist and friendly staff will guide you through the entire process and make sure you are satisfied with your results. We hope to hear from you soon! You won't be disappointed you chose us for all your oral health needs.