Fort Worth, TX residents ask about cosmetic dental care for whiter teeth
Your smile says a lot about you. It is the first impression people get of your personality and can have the ability to convey warmth, confidence, and success. Everyone wants to feel like they are putting their best foot forward and having a smile that you are confident about is a major part of that. At Sycamore Dental in Fort Worth, TX, having stained teeth is a common concern among our patients and one that we can address with multiple different cosmetic dental care options, including teeth whitening or porcelain veneers.
Professional teeth whitening
Many people love a cup or two of coffee in the morning or a glass of red wine in the evening. The problem is these beverages (and many others) can cause discoloration to the teeth. The good news is that it’s easy to achieve a bright white smile with the help of professional teeth whitening from Sycamore Dental.
What causes tooth discoloration?
- The color of your enamel can be genetic
- Foods, beverages, and even certain medications can change the color of enamel
- Smoking and tobacco use
- Improper oral hygiene
- Trauma or injury
- Certain types of fillings
- Excessive fluoride use
- Tooth grinding
The professional whitening difference
Professional teeth whitening produces better results than over-the-counter alternatives. Typically, products you can find at the grocery store or drug store will only remove surface stains and will not address deep stains or whiten teeth beyond their natural color. Patients who choose the in-office method can have a dramatically whiter smile in just one office visit.
Some key advantages include:
- Stronger bleaching agent: In-office teeth whitening uses a bleach that is five to ten times stronger than other alternatives
- Proper protection: Under the supervision of a dentist, in office whitening ensures that your teeth and gums will be carefully protected from the bleach
- Even application: A skilled dentist like Dr. Suri evenly covers the teeth with the whitening solution to ensure all teeth are exposed to the same amount
We understand that not everyone wants the dramatic effects of in-office whitening, which is why we also offer at-home whitening kits. With at-home whitening, you will be fitted with custom trays and given instructions for properly applying the professional whitening solution to achieve stunning results. You also have the security of a dental team that can answer any questions you have and monitor your gums for signs of irritation from the whitening solution.
For individuals with permanent discoloration, porcelain veneers may be a better option. Certain types of antibiotics or other stains are often not responsive to professional teeth whitening. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that cover up dental imperfections when bonded to the surface of the tooth. Because the veneers are made of porcelain, they look like natural tooth enamel, but are resistant to stains.
Porcelain veneers can also be used to hide a variety of other imperfections including:
- Damaged teeth – Cracks, chips, and fractures can be corrected with porcelain veneers
- Cosmetic misalignment – Individuals with moderate misalignment can benefit from veneers, giving the appearance of a straight smile.
Other cosmetic services offered at Sycamore Dental include:
Service with a smile
We invite you to come into our office and experience the Sycamore Dental difference. We make dental care accessible and convenient.
Our staff will always greet you with a warm and welcoming smile and our office is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, expert staff, and a calming and relaxing environment to make your dental experience an enjoyable one.
We know that your smile is important to you. When you come to our office, it is our number one priority. Our team will work with you to help you achieve and maintain the smile of your dreams.
We understand that you have a choice when it comes to dental providers and believe our highly trained staff along with wide range of treatment options keeps our patients returning year after year. If you are ready to truly transform your smile with teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, or other services, let us help you keep your teeth vibrant and healthy. If you would like to learn more about our first-class cosmetic dentistry services, please call Sycamore Dental in Fort Worth, TX today at (817) 438-1828 to request an appointment.