There are many reasons to smile this time of year. We have beautiful decorations, holiday gatherings with family and friends, delicious meals, savory desserts, and the joy of gift giving. But what will your family and friends see when you smile this holiday season? Over time, our teeth can discolor and stain because of foods and beverages like coffee, tea, and sodas. Your teeth can also yellow and stain from tobacco and alcohol use. However, they don’t have to stay that way. If you want your family and friends to see the dazzling smile you had before discoloration and staining set in, make an appointment for Sinsational Smiles for beautifully white teeth in just 20 minutes. Instead of asking when you’ll find a significant other or start having children, your family will be asking you how you got such a beautiful smile!
What About Teeth Whitening Toothpaste?
You may have already tried switching to a teeth whitening toothpaste, but achieved little results. Whitening toothpastes are made with mild abrasives that can only polish away shallow surface stains. They don’t contain the bleaching agents needed to truly alter the color of the enamel. It’s best to reserve whitening toothpaste to care for your teeth after you have used a more effective teeth whitening treatment.
Does Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Really Work?
These products may include whitening kits, whitening gels, whitening strips, or whitening rinses. They are widely available and they make a lot of promises, yet they can take several weeks of daily use to get any significant results. In the meantime, you’ll have to avoid any coffee, tea, soda, or wine until you’re finished with the treatment. Additionally, any misstep in their application could result in irritation or infection in your teeth or gums. The time, inconvenience, and risk of misapplication make these products difficult to recommend.
Professional Teeth Whitening for the Holidays
The easiest and most reliable choice is to visit your dentist for professional teeth whitening. Your dentist can offer you a one visit treatment or an easy-to-use take-home option. At Allen Dental, we recommend Sinsational Smile®, which is a whitening method that uses a fast and effective technology with our patented pre-filled silicone tray, to whiten in just 20 minutes.
This procedure includes the use of an LED accelerating light that helps to activate the gel’s whitening ingredients at a faster rate, resulting in a brighter smile and whiter teeth in less time. As part of your procedure, you’ll also receive a take-home maintenance pen to further extend your new brighter smile.
Give us a call at 608-786-3303 to make an appointment, or click “request an appointment” on our website.