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FAQs About Professional Teeth Whitening in Portage and Kalamazoo

Teeth Whitening in Portage

As a dentist office that offers professional teeth whitening in Portage and Kalamazoo, we get a lot of common questions regarding the service. People who are interested in professional teeth whitening are typically those who take pride in their smile and practice good oral hygiene, so, it stands to reason that these people would want to make sure that teeth whitening will not damage their teeth or gums. In this post, we will look at the most common questions we are asked by our patients our teeth whitening services.

Is professional tooth whitening damaging to your teeth and gums?

Most dental health professionals agree that whitening your teeth does not cause damage and is harmless in most cases. At Portage Lakes Dentistry, we use a protective barrier to protect your gums as an added safety measure.

How long does professional teeth whitening last?

For most people, professional teeth whitening last about 12 months, however, when coupled with simple at home maintenance, you can achieve permanent results.

Will professional teeth whitening damage my veneers, crowns, or fillings?

When it comes to teeth whitening with restorative dental work, most people have nothing to be concerned about. With that being said, make sure you let the dental professional know of any restorative work you have before beginning the treatment, because in some cases it can weaken bonds.

Is at home whitening as effective?

Whitening toothpaste only removes the surfaces stains while the teeth remain the same color. Also, many over the counter whitening kits are diluted and simply do not have the whitening power of professional teeth whitening.

At Portage Lakes Dentistry, we have whitened when of our patient’s teeth with great results. We feel that professional teeth whitening at our office is not only the fastest, but the most economical way to immediately enhance your smile. 

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