Whitening vs Bleaching At Harris Dental

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Whitening vs Bleaching At Harris Dental In Phoenix

Everyone would like a beautiful smile with brillian white teeth. That explains why teeth whitening is such a popular cosmetic dental service at Harris Dental in Phoenix.

You hear the terms teeth whitening and teeth bleaching used almost interchangeably, but they mean two different things. Teeth whitener can refer to any product used to remove stains from tooth enamel: toothpaste, DIY strips, and some mouthwashes are safe and affordable and can illuminate teeth with continued, regular use. The extent of whitening varies, and it takes dedicated, scheduled use to see results.

Whitening products that do not contain bleach can usually make teeth two to four shades lighter. These are a good choice for people with sensitive teeth and gums that can react to products containing harsher whitening chemicals. Harris Dental guides pregnant or nursing mothers to choose the non-bleach whitening products.

The term “bleaching” is used to describe a tooth whitening product that contains a form of bleach, either hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide, in varying concentrations. For best results, teeth bleaching should be done in-office. Bleaching generally gets more noticeable results, sometimes up to seven shades lighter. Intrinsic stains on the dentin, as well as surface stains can be effectively lightened under an experienced dentist’s supervision.

At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we offer at-home and in-office teeth whitening, and other cosmetic dentistry services. Call our patient-oriented team to schedule a consultation!

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The Ultimate Anti-Aging Treatment

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Phoenix Pediatric DentistryWishing for a whiter smile but not sure how to get it? New to tooth whitening jargon? At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we educate patients on the variety of teeth whitening procedures, from whitening trays to over-the-counter products. We do smile lightening every day.

Toothpaste Can’t Erase All Stains

Almost every toothpaste claims to brighten teeth, but as we age our teeth gradually turn yellow or gray, despite all the whitening toothpastes we use repeatedly. Tooth enamel, while one of the toughest substances in the body, is porous. Over time, the food and drinks that come in contact with our teeth bring about staining and discoloration. You probably have already noticed that a toothbrush cannot clean these microscopic pores.

Powerful Peroxide

Carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide are the two main smile whitening substances. They can penetrate the outer layer of your teeth to remove the build-up and help restore the initial color.

Call Harris Dental in Phoenix to schedule a teeth whitening appointment, and we will explain the difference between these tooth bleaching ingredients and how they may impact your smile whitening results. We also offer general dentistry. Make an appointment today.

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Lighten Up In Phoenix

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Lighten Up In Phoenix

Hello! This article is for people with stained teeth. Do you think your teeth are too stained for teeth whitening to have any effect? Think again. At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we are whitening smiles for patients with both intrinsic and extrinsic stains.

What’s the difference? you may ask. Fair question. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark colored foods and drinks, smoking, and normal aging. Harris Dental cosmetic dentistry patients with extrinsic stains achieve great results from both in-office and take-home teeth whitening systems.

Intrinsic stains form on the inside but can be seen from the outside. Tetracycline, excessive fluoride, trauma, and aging can cause intrinsic staining for unfortunate Phoenix dentistry patients. Though these stains are harder to remove, many patients with intrinsic staining can whiten their teeth with take-home whitening kits. The process often takes longer, but with persistence, intrinsic stains can be lightened.

In addition to teeth whitening, Harris Dental provides a full menu of cosmetic dentistry procedures. Call us to schedule a consultation.

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Beautiful Smiles in Phoenix with Cosmetic Dentistry

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Harris Dental Cosmetic Dentistry For Drop-Dead Gorgeous Smiles

At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we provide all of the advanced dental procedures available to give you a beautiful smile that will be the envy of all your friends.

Available cosmetic dentistry procedures include teeth whitening, dental crowns, and porcelain veneers.

We also fill cavities with tooth-colored fillings that blend perfectly with your natural teeth. In addition, our hygienists perform thorough deep cleanings for our patients whose healthy smiles need nothing else.

If your smile needs a lot more than a deep cleaning, let’s talk about cosmetic dentistry. There have never been so many ways to create the smile you deserve.

Having a drop-dead gorgeous smile is not just about attractiveness. It’s about oral health and its connection to overall physical health. It’s about self-esteem and self-respect. It’s about being comfortable with your age and stage of life. It’s about presenting yourself polished and professionally in your Phoenix career, among your family members, and with your friends and colleagues.

At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we also provide general dentistry, gum disease treatment, and oral cancer screenings.

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Help For Stained Teeth: Whitening in Phoenix

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Help For Tetracycline And Fluoride Stains At Harris Dental

Here at Harris Dental in Phoenix, our goal is to make the smiles of our patients white and bright. We can do that with professional teeth whitening, one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry options we have.

If you are like many Phoenix adults, you have sipped thousands of dark beverages over the years. All that coffee, soda, or wine did a number on and your teeth. We can help you do something about it.

Every year, Americans spend millions of dollars on over-the-counter products like toothpastes and whitening strips. They can do an adequate job, but can’t match the results of professional teeth whitening.

We have two take-home options for our patients: Day White and Nite White formulas. The names tell you when you use them. With each one, a whitening agent goes into a tray and the patient wears it for a specified time. The results are impressive.

We also offer Zoom! in-office teeth whitening. Zoom! involves dental-grade hydrogen peroxide gels, activated by LED lamps. The treatment goes deep into the enamel of your teeth to bleach away discolorations.

At Harris Dental, we’re proud to offer the most effective teeth whitening options in Phoenix. Visit our smile gallery to see what we can do. We also provide a range of general dentistry services. Call today to schedule an appointment.

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