A brighter smile can be yours with a visit to White Oak Dental: Ted Thomas, DMD, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Dr. Thomas is an experienced general dentist with extensive training in cosmetic rehabilitation, offering in-office, state-of-the-art teeth whitening. Learn how the latest technology can leave your smile whiter, increasing your self-esteem and confidence. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today to get started on your teeth whitening treatment.
No matter how diligent your oral hygiene routine is, discoloration and staining can still occur over time. Dentin and enamel are the two factors typically responsible.
Dentin is the yellowish interior of your teeth that protects the root, or pulp, of your tooth. Enamel is the hard, clear exterior of your tooth that protects the dentin. As you age, your enamel gradually thins, allowing more yellowish dentin to be visible.
Your teeth can also become discolored because of the staining of the enamel. Staining can easily occur due to:
Certain medications, like antibiotics, can also cause staining and discoloration. In fact, exposure to certain medications as a child or while in the womb can lead to permanent tooth discoloration in adulthood.
Dr. Thomas offers Zoom! in-office teeth whitening treatment because it provides high-quality, proven results.
Zoom! comes in two simple treatments: Philips Zoom QuickPro and Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed. QuickPro takes 30 minutes and kick-starts the whitening process with a touch-up, while WhiteSpeed provides dramatic results in 45 minutes.
Zoom! WhiteSpeed in-office treatments include:
Prepping your mouth and gums with advanced hydrogen peroxide whitening gel
Accelerating the whitening process with the WhiteSpeed blue LED lamp
Application of a post-treatment sealant to reduce sensitivity and protect enamel
Dr. Thomas also provides customized whitening trays for in-home Zoom! treatments to touch-up your smile whenever needed.
Several teeth whitening systems are available, but none deliver the professional results of Zoom!. More than four million people have enjoyed the benefits of the Philips Zoom!, which include:
All professional teeth whitening treatments begin with a consultation, so schedule an appointment with White Oak Dental: Ted Thomas, DMD, by calling or using the online tool today.