One of the most requested procedures asked of a dental office is tooth whitening. This is a procedure that will assist tooth whitening can only be completed once cavities are treated in order to prevent the whitening solution from reaching the inner tooth and causing sensitivity.
Also keep in mind that tooth whitening is unable to lighten exposed tooth roots and tooth replacements such as crowns and veneers.in removing stains and discoloration from teeth while lightening them.
Whitening your teeth at home often involves using a custom fitted mouth guard into which a whitening solution is placed. These custom fitted mouth guards will help protect your gums from irritation that occurs while using ill-fitted over-the-counter whitening mouth pieces. After the solution is placed in the mouth guard, it is placed over the teeth and left on for a few hours or overnight depending on the type of whitening solution. Ask Dr. Sandlin if home whitening is right for you.