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Teeth Whitening: Have a Brighter Winter Holiday!

Posted by Healing Wings Dental Dec 19,2022

Winter holidays offer the chance to spend time with family and friends, relax, and recharge before the new year. Brighten up your smile this season with professional teeth whitening. If you’re looking to whiten your teeth before a holiday event, there are a few different options to choose from. 

At-home whitening kits are popular among most patients because they’re cheap and convenient to use. While they’re not as quick or effective as professional treatment, they’re a great way to maintain a bright smile from home. In-office professional teeth whitening is the fastest and most effective option. In just one appointment, patients can enjoy a whiter smile! For patients who find tooth sensitivity to be an issue, custom trays from the dentist can be a great option as well. These trays are made from impressions of the patient’s mouth for optimal comfort. The dentist will also go over the proper care and maintenance of the trays to ensure the best results possible. 

No matter what method you choose, it’s important to protect your teeth at home with a diligent oral hygiene routine. Brushing twice a day for two minutes each time, as well as flossing regularly, will help to keep teeth bright and healthy. Be sure to avoid foods and beverages that stain teeth, including coffee, red wine, sodas, and more. Following these simple tips will leave your smile shining bright all winter long!

When Is it Time to Consider Professional Teeth Whitening?

Professional teeth whitening is recommended if your teeth are severely stained or discolored from years of smoking or using tobacco products. It’s also a great option if you want to improve the appearance of minor stains caused by foods or other common culprits like wine, coffee, tea, soda, and even acidic foods like tomato sauce and citrus fruits. If you’ve tried an over-the-counter whitening product and it didn’t work, it’s time to consider a professional whitening instead. Over-the-counter options can usually only remove surface stains and don’t offer dramatic enough results for most people’s desires.

A bright, healthy smile can create a more beautiful smile, so talk to our team today to find out if a professional whitening procedure is a right option for you. Schedule a visit with our team at the office of Healing Wings Dental at 4101 West Green Oaks Blvd Suite 317, Arlington 76016, or call (972) 213-0202. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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