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Teeth Whitening – North Central San Antonio, TX

How Take-Home Whitening Boosts Your Smile Daily

A closeup of a white smile Having a healthy mouth should always be priority number one, but that doesn’t mean you should feel embarrassed to smile. As a result, many practices are offering numerous cosmetic treatments that make your smile pop. When you just need a boost of whitening that you can perform in the privacy of your own home, DayWhite whitening trays make it easy to get your smile multiple shades whiter. It’s the ultimate solution to staying productive at home while still completing your path to a more attractive smile.

Don’t wait to obtain beautiful results; contact our office today to get started! Drs. Brian L. Eck and Joseph K. Sage will work with you to achieve your smile goals!

How Do Tooth Stains Happen?

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Teeth can become stained for a wide variety of reasons. One of the most common causes of stains is frequent exposure to certain foods and beverages, including coffee, pasta sauce, tea and other acidic or richly-pigmentated substances. If you smoke or use tobacco, you’re also far more prone to stains over time as the tar begins to collect on your enamel.

However, some stains appear as a natural result of aging, making treatments like teeth whitening very popular among older patients. As enamel becomes worn down, the naturally-yellow dentin layer begins to show more over time. With take-home whitening kits, you can reduce the appearance of yellow stains, whether they are extrinsic (results from external stimuli) or intrinsic (occurring internally.)

What is DayWhite?

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DayWhite is a whitening system developed by Philips designed to help patients whiten teeth within the privacy of their own home. The system uses hydrogen peroxide bleaching gels and custom-made trays that are worn on a daily basis for a set period of time. The system offers three strengths of whitening, including 6 percent, 9.5 percent and 14 percent depending on your needs. If you want the fastest whitening possible with the shortest amount of time needed to obtain results, a higher strength is the best option for you. Luckily, the lower strengths give patients the opportunity to whiten teeth, even if they struggle with sensitivity.

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How Does Whitening Work?

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During your consultation, our dentists will ask any questions you have about your whitening, then get started creating your custom whitening trays. These trays are designed to fit your teeth exactly in order to ensure full coverage and the most effective whitening possible. Simply fill the trays with the prescribed whitening gel, wear them for a set period of time, then remove and brush away any excess. In as little as two weeks, you can achieve a smile that is multiple shades whiter, all without hot whitening lamps and refrigeration of bleaching gels. It’s the most effective, on-the-go whitening solution to date!