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By Bolingbrook Dental Care
February 25, 2016
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: Teeth Whitening  

Few of us can escape the fate of yellowed teeth. The substances we consume discolor the enamel over time--plus the enamel becomes teeth whiteningthinner as we age, allowing more of the yellow dentin beneath to show through.

The good news is, this type of staining can be reversed with professional whitening treatments from your Bolingbrook, IL dentist at Bolingbrook Dental Care. Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments today, and it's extremely safe and effective when performed by a qualified dental professional.

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

Teeth whitening is achieved with a peroxide-based bleaching agent that lifts stains out of the tooth's surface, helping you:

  • Improve your self-esteem
  • Show off your smile with pride
  • Take years off your appearance

A single whitening treatment may suffice for mild yellowing or minor stains. If you need to lighten your teeth by several shades, multiple visits may be needed.

While it's safe for most people to have their teeth professionally whitened, attempting to whiten teeth at home often results in negative side effects, such as chemical burns and uneven shading. Your Bolingbrook dentist will plan your treatment to deliver the results you want safely.

When Is Teeth Whitening Not Recommended?

Professional teeth whitening is effective for many people, and helps to brighten teeth that have yellowed over time. However, certain types of staining do not respond well to whitening treatments.

  • Brown or gray stains: Teeth that are severely discolored, or stained a shade other than yellow, will not respond well to standard teeth whitening treatments.

  • Stains inside the tooth: Internal discoloration can be caused by certain medications and trauma to the tooth. These stains will not be affected by bleaching agents applied to the surface of the teeth.

  • Restorations: If your front teeth have been treated with crowns, bridges, composite fillings, or other dental restorations, whitening will not deliver results on these areas.

If your teeth are not likely to respond to whitening treatments, don't despair--there are always solutions to help you improve the look of your smile, such as veneers or dental bonding. Consult with your Bolingbrook dentist to find out what your options are to achieve a brighter smile.

Family Dentist in Bolingbrook, IL

Whitening your teeth can boost your self-confidence, reverse effects of aging, and make you happier with your appearance. To find out if teeth whitening is the best way to improve your smile, contact Bolingbrook Dental Care at (630) 739-5500 or request your appointment now.

Check Out Our Dental Specials!

At Bolingbrook Dental Care, we provide quality dentistry for your entire family and to further improve that care we are offering specials! You can find the latest specials offered by our oral surgery experts in Bolingbrook by visiting our homepage, or by accessing our “Specials” page.
Through our Bolingbrook office specials, we want to make sure you are getting the care you need and want without breaking the bank.  Currently we offer a new patient special, teeth whitening specials, emergency special and free orthodontic consultations. Let’s take a closer look at each of these specials: Dental Exam

$49 New Patient Special 

We are always accepting new patients at Bolingbrook Dental Care, which is why we are happy to offer a special just for you.  For only $49 new patients can receive a comprehensive exam and 4 x-rays. Through this we can establish any problems so that we can set up proper treatment plans, whether it is braces, dental implants or other oral surgery options in Bolingbrook.

Teeth Whitening Specials 

We understand that sometimes your teeth don’t shine as bright as you would have hoped. To help you get a sparkling smile that you won’t be able to hide, we are currently offering one hour whitening treatment for $349. This in-office teeth whitening treatment also includes take home trays to continue your whitening treatment.  And if you would prefer at-home care, we also offer at-home whitening for only $249!

$49 Emergency Special 

When an emergency occurs, we know that timing is key and receiving treatment is vital in your comfort and health.  For this reason we offer a $49 emergency special that includes an emergency limited exam and single x-ray. Our Bolingbrook emergency dentists are available to help you overcome your dental emergency

Free Orthodontic Consultation in Bolingbrook 

Many of our Bolingbrook patients desire a straighter smile, but don’t always know what treatment option is best or if they care a candidate. To help you take the next step in orthodontic treatment at Bolingbrook Dental Care, we offer free orthodontic consultations.  Give us a call today for a free orthodontic where our dentists will discuss your candidacy in Bolingbrook for orthodontic treatment.
Contact Bolingbrook Dental Care for more information on these office specials.  Some restrictions may apply, but our office is available to discuss these specials with you and to determine the best course of treatments.
By Bolingbrook Dental Care
November 22, 2013
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Teeth Whitening  

Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening from our Bolingbrook Office!

Teeth Whitening Bolingbrook
Do you have a big event coming up that you need a whiter smile for?  This is the season for work parties, family get-togethers and other holiday activities, which means you want your smile to be at its best.  With teeth whitening from our Bolingbrook office, you can experience a brighter whiter smile in no time. 
When you are in need of a whiter smile, there is an array of whitening systems available, but not all of them will provide you with the same results.  For this reason, it is important to visit our office in Bolingbrook to learn more about teeth whitening options offered by Dr. Seeth and our team of dental professionals. With the availability of whitening toothpastes, over-the-counter gels, rinses, strips and trays, you may not know what to choose.  At Bolingbrook Dental Care, we offer in-office whitening treatments that remain the best choice for teeth whitening in Bolingbrook. 

Understanding In-Office Teeth Whitening Options in Bolingbrook

In-office bleaching yields the fastest results as it is applied directly to the teeth.  These products can be used in combination with heat, a special light, or a laser.  Results can generally be seen in as little as one, 30 to 60 minute treatments, but to achieve more dramatic results, several appointments may be needed as well. 
With in-office whitening, dramatic results can be seen immediately after the first treatment.  Professional whitening performed by Dr. Seeth at Bolingbrook Dental Care is considered to be the most effective and safest method for whitening your smile.