Is teeth whitening at the dentist suitable for your teeth? Find out at MC Dental!

Trust Your Teeth Whitening to a Dentist
Health & Wellbeing
Blogged by: MC Dental 05 Jul 2024

A bright, white smile can be associated with health and confidence. Whilst results can vary with all whitening procedures, here are some of the reasons people choose to see a dentist for professional whitening.

Professional Care

Dentists are trained professionals who understand the intricacies of oral health. When you opt for professional teeth whitening at the dentist, you benefit from their experience. They can assess your dental health, identify any underlying issues that might affect the whitening process, and tailor the treatment to your specific needs. This personalised approach helps ensure that the whitening procedure is safe and effective.

Advanced Techniques and Materials

Dental offices are equipped with advanced whitening technologies that are typically more powerful than over-the-counter products. Professional whitening treatments generally use higher concentrations of whitening agents, which deliver more noticeable results in a shorter amount of time. Additionally, dentists may use specialised lights to enhance the whitening process, helping to achieve a brighter smile in fewer sessions.

Customised Treatment

Every smile is unique, and so are the causes of discoloration. Dentists can provide customised treatments that address your specific concerns, whether it’s stains from coffee, tea, smoking, or certain medications. Your dentist can also advise whether the whitening method is likely to be effective on the type of staining that your teeth have. This tailored approach helps to achieve the best possible results while minimising the risk of sensitivity.

Long-Lasting Results

Professional teeth whitening treatments tend to produce longer-lasting results compared to store-bought alternatives -But of course, this also depends on your adherence to after-care! Your dentist can offer guidance on maintaining your bright smile, including advice on diet, oral hygiene practices, and periodic touch-up treatments to prolong the effects of whitening.

Safety and Comfort

Teeth whitening can sometimes cause sensitivity or discomfort. Dentists can manage and mitigate these side effects, to help make the process as comfortable as possible. They can also monitor the health of your gums and other oral tissues, reducing the risk of complications.

In conclusion, while over-the-counter whitening products may seem convenient, the benefits of professional teeth whitening with a dentist are clear. 

Take the first step with a complimentary 15 minute teeth whitening consult

Book a complimentary 15-minute tooth whitening consultation at MC Dental today, and your dentist can check if your teeth are suitable for teeth whitening. Additionally, learn about the teeth whitening options that are available to you.

More info? Click here to visit our Teeth Whitening page on the MC Dental website

Call 8608-8968 or book a complimentary teeth whitening consultation online. Available with participating dentists only.

T&Cs: Complimentary 15 minute consult available with participating dentists. Speak to Reception for further details. At MC Dental, patients must consult with a dentist before undergoing any whitening treatment to determine suitability. Teeth whitening is not suitable for all patients. Whitening results vary depending on individual circumstances. To ensure the best results, the patient may require a check-up & clean (extra fee except for the Luxe package) before teeth whitening. Teeth whitening package prices shown on the MC Dental website are not able to be used in conjunction with any other offer. No further discount applies. Components of the package are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Teeth whitening packages are available with participating dentists only. 

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