Is teeth whitening good for you?

Whitening before and after

The Bright Side of In-Office Whitening: Your Quick Guide to a Dazzling Smile

Are you dreaming of a smile that lights up a room? In-office teeth whitening might be your ticket to a brighter, more confident you. As summer is around the corner, a lot of patients are asking about whitening. Let's dive into the ins and outs of this popular cosmetic treatment.

Why In-Office Whitening?

What Happens During a Whitening Session?

  1. Preparation: Your gums and lips will be protected with a barrier.
  2. Gel Application: A whitening gel containing hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide is carefully applied to your teeth.
  3. Activation: A special light or laser may be used to accelerate the whitening process.
  4. Repeat: Steps 2 and 3 may be repeated several times during the session.
  5. Finishing Touches: Your dentist will remove the gel and barrier, and you'll be able to admire your brighter smile!

Is In-Office Whitening Right for You?

In-office whitening is generally safe for most people, but it's not suitable for everyone. Talk to us if you have any concerns about:

Aftercare Tips

Common Myth or Commonly Asked Questions

Call the office to find out about our in-office whitening special! 646-687-7898

Author
Dr. Yohan Kim Dr. Kim graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Top of the Class and extended his training in General Practice Residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. He has been a faculty at AIC implant training center and lectured in US and Canada for the past 7 years. He has been part-time clinical instructor at NYU Implantology program as well as at GPR program at Bellevue hospital center. He truly believes that education and better knowledge empower patients. He maintains a private practice in Manhattan, New York focusing on comprehensive digital dentistry.

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