• Misconceptions About Teeth Whitening

misconceptions about teeth whitening

Most people want whiter teeth. That is a given. Over time, however, various stains impact the color of our teeth to the point that it all seems hopeless. Enter our teeth whitening treatment. Cosmetic dentistry has really evolved in recent years to the point that incredible results can be realized. Even with that, there are still misconceptions about teeth whitening that need to be straightened out. Let us cover some of those now.

Nerve Damage Can Result

This is simply is not the case if you have a teeth whitening specialist taking care of you. When you begin the process of whitening your teeth, there is absolutely no impact on your gums or the inside of your teeth. Where did this misconception come from then? In the early days, many individuals in other countries used unregulated levels of hydrogen peroxide when whitening their teeth. This could result in the nerve endings being burned. We do not engage in this practice, however, so you have nothing to worry about.

Your Smile Will Be White Forever

This is just not true, much to the chagrin of many. As we mentioned, age yellows your teeth. This is a simple reality of life, no matter how well you take care of them. Our teeth whitening specialist, however, will do a great job teaching you how to touch up your teeth in order to keep that perfect smile.

The Enamel Will Be Damaged

Again, this is not true. In fact, a recent article in the Journal of American Dental Association states emphatically that a teeth whitening treatment does nothing to damage their enamel. You can count on us to perform a great treatment for you, and your smile will reflect that whiteness you have been hoping for.

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If you are looking for a great teeth whitening experience, contact Cardinal Park Family Dental at 703-779-2296 for more information.

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