Teeth Whitening Specialist

Legacy Dental Group: A Wechsler Family Practice

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Simi Valley, CA

If your smile doesn’t sparkle the way you want it to, maybe it’s time for a touch-up. At Legacy Dental Group: A Wechsler Family Practice in Simi Valley, California, Mitchell Wechsler, DDS, and the skilled team of professionals offer safe, effective teeth whitening procedures that will brighten your smile several shades in a single visit. With the use of a professional-grade bleaching agent, stains and discoloration can be vastly improved, leaving you with a smile you’re proud to show off. To schedule a no hassle, in-office teeth whitening today, call the office or use the online booking tool.

Teeth Whitening

What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is the process of bleaching your teeth to give them a much whiter, more attractive appearance. It’s one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the field of dentistry today. With the use of a professional-grade bleaching agent, whitening helps break up the concentration of tooth stains, brightening your teeth several shades.

Whitening your teeth with the help of the professionals at Legacy Dental Group: A Wechsler Family Practice is preferable to other solutions, as the bleaching agent used in professional-grade whitening solutions is more powerful and more effective than in over-the-counter options. That means better, safer, and longer-lasting results.


What causes tooth stains?

There are many different factors that can lead to tooth stains or discoloration. Dental injuries and use of tobacco products are common causes. However, over time, aging can also cause your enamel, the white outer layer of your teeth, to wear and become more yellow.

Certain foods and drinks you consume are also known to cause tooth stains. These include:

  • Coffee
  • Dark teas
  • Wine
  • Mustard
  • Berries
  • Tomato sauce

Limiting your consumption of these foods can help keep your teeth whiter.


How does teeth whitening work?

In-office whitening treatments are very easy to perform and lead to the best results. During whitening procedures, your dentist applies the whitening gel directly onto your teeth, then uses an LED light to accelerate the results. In under an hour, you can brighten your smile by several shades.

The alternative to in-office whitenings is take-home whitening kits. The team at Legacy Dental Group: A Wechsler Family Practice can provide you with a set of gel-lined whitening trays to take home. By following a preset schedule of using the gel-lined trays regularly at home, you can enhance your smile in about 2-3 weeks.


How long do teeth whitening results last?

With professional teeth whitening, results should last you at least 1-2 years, but that can vary depending on how well you care for your teeth. Take excellent care of them by brushing and flossing. Also, don’t forget to come in for regular dental cleanings, too. This will help preserve your teeth whitening results.

Is it time to touch up your smile? If the answer is yes, call the office or use the online booking tool today and schedule a teeth whitening at Legacy Dental Group: A Wechsler Family Practice.