A smile is almost the first thing you notice when you meet someone. It’s little wonder that so many of our clients want to invest in their smile, because a whiter, brighter smile can help you feel more confident and make a memorable impression on others.
Healthy teeth that have yellowed with age, or are stained from coffee, red wine or smoking, usually respond well to whitening.
Home whitening kit
At the initial consultation, your dentist will first make sure that you’re a suitable candidate for tooth whitening. If you are, impressions are made which are then sent to the lab, where special trays are made to fit your mouth exactly.
During your next appointment you will be shown how to use your home-whitening kit to whiten your teeth at home.
You will need to apply the whitening gel regularly over 10 to 14 days, leaving it on for 1 to 2 hours at a time, or over night.
Latest Case Study
This patient was unhappy that the existing porcelain veneer on the upper left lateral incisor- it was described as “dull” and “darker than the natural teeth”. Matthew advised to replace the veneer with a lighter shade to match the existing teeth and to add some composite to the upper left canine tooth to improve the appearance- make it less pointed; the incisal edges of the upper teeth were improved also with the addition of composite. The work was completed over 2 visits, with the help of Steve Taylor, dental technician, to achieve a natural smile. The patient was delighted.