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By Rick K. Harrison, DMD, PA
February 22, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: teeth whitening  

Professional teeth whitening is an excellent way to refresh and improve your smile. Professional treatments can be performed in-office by teeth whiteningexperienced dental professionals using Zoom whitening technology, or in the comfort of your own home with a take home kit. Professional teeth whitening is the most effective way to achieve a significantly whiter smile in the shortest time possible. Rick K. Harrison, DMD, PA is your professional teeth whitening dentist in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth can become stained, dull, or discolored over time due to a variety of factors, including regular consumption of certain foods and beverages, such as coffee or red wine. Smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products is another cause of stains and discolorations on teeth. Additionally, the aging process can cause the teeth to appear dull and less white. In many cases, professional teeth whitening treatments can dramatically whiten and brighten your teeth.

It is possible to purchase over-the-counter teeth whitening products, from whitening strips to specialized toothpastes. However, these treatments can take a long time to achieve noticeable results, and these minimal results are often short-lasting. On the other hand, professional teeth whitening quickly delivers maximum results due to higher quality agents within the products.

Within a single one-hour session, you can achieve a smile that is several shades whiter than before. In addition to whitening your smile in the fastest possible way, another advantage of in-office treatments is how they are performed by dental professionals. This ensures an even application of the bleaching agent as well as additional protection of the gums. Your Jacksonville Beach dentist, Dr. Harrison, can help you choose between in-office or take-home whitening treatments during your consultation.

Interested? Give Us a Call!

For professional teeth whitening in Jacksonville Beach, schedule an appointment today by calling Jax Beach Cosmetic and Family Dentistry at (904) 241-4237!

By Rick K. Harrison, DMD, PA
March 28, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

Dental stains can take a serious toll on both your smile and your self-esteem. Luckily, you no longer have to live with your stained or teeth whiteningyellowed teeth thanks to professional teeth whitening treatments. But how do these treatments work? Are they the best option for you? Find out how you can say goodbye to your dental stains for good with Dr. Rick Harrison at Jax Beach Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

What can I expect from a teeth whitening session?
Teeth whitening treatments begin with a consultation to discuss your expectations for your results and allow you to ask any questions or address any concerns you may have about your whitening session. Your dentist will then place whitening gel on your teeth, where it stays for about an hour. The whitening gel uses chemical reactions between the gel itself and the stains in your teeth to break down the bonds which hold the stains’ molecules together. This dissipates the stain, providing a brighter, whiter appearance. Teeth whitening sessions normally last about 45 minutes to an hour and occur right in your dentist’s office.

Can teeth whitening benefit my smile?
Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure, and the aesthetic benefits speak for themselves. A brighter, whiter smile you feel proud to show off boosts confidence and builds your self-esteem, allowing face-to-face encounters to be more enjoyable. As with other cosmetic procedures, teeth whitening can provide priceless results and help you feel great about the way you look.

Professional Teeth Whitening in Jacksonville Beach, FL
Your Jacksonville Beach, FL dentist is trained in FDA-approved teeth whitening procedures, allowing them to be stronger and more effective in a shorter amount of time than over-the-counter whitening products. While over-the-counter treatments do provide some results, they generally take weeks of continued use to provide the same or less dramatic results as a single professional whitening session performed by your dentist.

For more information on teeth whitening, please contact Dr. Rick Harrison at Jax Beach Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Call (904) 241-4237 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Harrison today!