Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Discolored teeth are a common cause of smile dissatisfaction. Stains can age a smile significantly, which can leave people feeling uncomfortable or unhappy with their overall appearance. Los Angeles tooth whitening dentist, Dr. Sands, offers a variety of tooth whitening options.
Teeth whitening is performed using a powerful peroxide solution. The peroxide penetrates dental enamel and lifts away the stains that are located deep inside the enamel and dentin of the teeth. The structure of the teeth remains unchanged. Teeth whitening is generally considered safe and effective for most types of stains, including coffee, wine, cola, nicotine and tea.
Take-home whitening treatments are one popular option. Dr. Sands, expert in tooth whitening in Los Angeles, uses special mouth trays that are customized to fit each patient's unique smile. The whitening solution will be applied using these trays for the prescribed amount of time each day. Teeth will be noticeably whiter in just a few days or about a week, and with proper care, they will remain whiter.
In-office whitening may also be a solution. In-office whitening uses a special paint-on whitening gel that is activated using a high-intensity light. This light helps the solution penetrate quickly and more deeply to break up even the toughest stains. Teeth can be six to 10 shades brighter after a single treatment. Severely stained teeth may benefit from multiple treatments. Good dental hygiene and regular dental checkups and cleanings can help enhance the benefits of any teeth whitening treatments. Touch-up kits that can help maintain newly whitened teeth are also available.
About Dr. Kevin Sands, Expert in Tooth Whitening Los Angeles
Dr. Kevin Sands is a premier Los Angeles tooth whitening dentist. After graduating from the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry, Dr. Sands continued his education at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies for Anterior Aesthetic Dentistry. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the California State Dental Association. He offers extensive cosmetic treatment options that include teeth whitening, dental bonding, dental implants, Invisalign, porcelain veneers and Lumineers as well as smile makeovers.
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