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Teeth Whitening Specialist located in Tempe, AZ

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Having whiter teeth can alter your appearance and boost your self-confidence. At 1st American Dental in Tempe, Arizona, Brannon Reed, DDS, and his team provide professional teeth whitening services that can enhance your appearance. Call 1st American Dental or book an appointment online today to schedule your teeth whitening treatment.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

Why do I need teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic service that brightens the color of your teeth, which can enhance your self-confidence. Many people lose the whiteness of their teeth due to:

  • Eating dark-colored foods like chocolate and berries
  • Drinking dark liquids, such as coffee, tea, and red wine
  • Tobacco use
  • Lacking good oral hygiene

Your teeth can also become discolored from the use of certain medications or from taking antibiotics early in life.

How does professional teeth whitening work?

Your provider at 1st American Dental uses medical-grade professional bleaching solutions to lift stains from your teeth and brighten the color of your tooth enamel.

When you come in for treatment, your provider first places guards around your teeth to protect your gums. Then they apply the bleaching gel to your teeth. They may use a special light directed at your teeth to enhance the process, lightening them to the whitest shade possible.

The process takes less than an hour, and you walk out the door with a beautiful, whiter smile.

What’s the difference between professional and over-the-counter options for teeth whitening?

At 1st American Dental, you have the assurance of safety and effectiveness. They monitor the process and make sure the bleaching gel doesn’t harm your gums. They also keep you comfortable while making your teeth up to eight shades whiter.

Over-the-counter whitening products don’t work nearly as quickly as professional treatments. Also, if your product comes with trays, they won’t offer a custom fit, which can cause the bleaching solution to bleed onto your gums. That leakage can harm your gums and dampen your whitening results. 

How long will my teeth whitening results last?

Teeth whitening can last 4-6 months, perhaps longer when you give your teeth the proper care, which includes:

  • Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled brush
  • Flossing at least once a day
  • Avoiding dark-colored foods and drinks
  • Avoiding tobacco products

You can also maintain the whiteness of your teeth with continued treatments at 1st American Dental.

If you’re ready for a whiter, brighter smile, call the friendly office staff at 1st American Dental to book your treatment, or use the online scheduling tool today.

1st American Dental
✆ Phone (appointments): 480-687-2266
✆ Phone (general inquiries): 480-687-2266
Address: 55 E Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282