Is Teeth Whitening Safe? Get the Facts.
By Dr. Laura Kearney What is teeth whitening? Tooth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments requested by patients. Tooth whitening is a bleaching process that lightens the discolorations of tooth enamel and dentin. Common tooth whitening services include a mild solution in a custom fitted mouth tray that is worn over your teeth. The active ingredient in the gel solution, enters the enamel and dentin, and bleaches the discolored areas. The… Read more »
How to Whiten Teeth with Day White ACP
By Dr. Laura Kearney Happy New Year from the Dr. Laura Kearney team! This year, make your new year’s resolution to get a whiter smile. We can help you achieve this goal with Day White ACP (amorphous calcium phosphate), a whitening solution by Philips Zoom!. What is Day White ACP and How Does It Work? Day White ACP is proven to comfortably and safely whiten your teeth in a matter of days. The active whitening… Read more »
Why Do I Have Yellow Teeth Even Though I Brush Them?
By Dr. Laura Kearney Many of our patients work hard to keep a bright, white smile. While some elect to have various whitening procedures or products, many simply keep a beautiful smile with basic dental hygiene: brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings. But if you keep good care of your teeth, why would your teeth still be yellow? Why do I have yellow teeth even though I brush them? To answer this question, it’s important to learn… Read more »
What is Nite White ACP?
By Dr. Laura Kearney Precautions Before Use of any Whitening Product There are many products out there that promise to whiten teeth quickly and effectively at home. Some certainly work better than others, however we want to preface this post by saying no whitening product will fix poor oral hygiene habits. So along with whitening, make sure you have your basics down: Brushing and flossing daily Avoiding tobacco use Limit excessive coffee intake Regular teeth… Read more »