Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure done by a professional dentist. The popularity of teeth whitening has risen over the past ten years, more and more people are seeking these services one way or another. If you’re interested in a brighter, whiter smile, then teeth whitening is the right choice for you. It’s a simple yet effective cosmetic dental treatment that can change the appearance of yellowing teeth or other discoloration on the surface of the teeth. With Gentle Dental Arts’ professional teeth whitening services, we can improve the appearance of your teeth.

Why do people love white teeth?

  • It is beautiful and who doesn’t want good looking teeth?
  • Discolored teeth can lower a person's self-esteem, and a person may reconsider smiling because they may not feel confident.

It is incredible how much people spend on over the counter whitening products that are not effective. According to a consumer survey, an average consumer spends more than $200 in a year on over the counter whitening products.

Gentle Dental Arts has in depth experience in cosmetic dentistry. Seeking the service of a professional teeth whitening expert is the best decision you’ll make. A professional will observe and take your health history to know the cause of your teeth discoloration to provide you with the service that best suits you.

What causes teeth discoloration?

  • There are foods and drinks that cause tooth staining, for example, coffee, tea, wines, some fruits and vegetables.
  • You’ll notice the teeth of those individuals who smoke, or chew tobacco are colored in a brownish shade. It is because smoking can discolor your teeth.
  • Medication is one of the culprits of teeth discoloration. Drugs such as tetracycline, doxycycline, antihistamines and drugs for blood pressure is responsible for teeth discoloration in some individuals.
  • Medical conditions affect the enamel and eventually cause discoloration. Radiation and chemotherapy are used in the treatment of specific diseases, and some patients have experienced teeth discoloration after several sessions of the stated procedure.
  • Age can be another factor. As people age their teeth can become discolored.
  • Injury on the teeth due to accident or falling can result in teeth discoloration.
  • Genetically people are different, and some people are born with natural white teeth while others have stained teeth.

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

It might not be apparent how teeth whitening can impact your life until you start interacting with other people. Discolored teeth can lessen your confidence.

You want to keep smiling with confidence, and this is why professional teeth whitening is the best option at hand. Why should you seek an expert when you want your teeth whitened?

Intensive cleaning.

A professional dentist will take time to ensure every part of your teeth is cleaned and brightened. Over the counter teeth, whiteners are meant to clean light stains and can’t work for stubborn stains.

Personalized treatments.

A professional will take observations of your teeth and health history before treatment is carried out. A procedure is put in place to suit your discolored teeth. It is to ensure a successful and effective treatment process.


Some over the counter teeth whiteners might contain an excess of a compound that might cause more harm than good. A professional teeth expert knows what is right and wrong for your teeth and he/she will know the right amount of a compound you need to whiten your teeth.

Fast and efficient.

If you are looking for a one-day result, then you should seek the services of a professional. Over the counter, whiteners will not provide you with the instant effect. You’ll have to use the products for more than a month and to some extent a year for you to see results.


It might seem expensive to have a professional whitening your teeth because it is a one-time procedure. What you didn’t know is over the counter products might be cheaper, but you’ll need more than one dose for you to see results. When you do the calculations, you’ll realize you are even saving more with a one-time teeth whitening.

Provides a lasting solution.

Are you not looking for a solution that is long lasting? With professional teeth whitening you’ll get a sustainable solution provided you observe strict oral hygiene. Most over the counter whiteners don’t promise you this, and whenever you stop the treatment, the discoloration comes back again.

After care

For you to have permanently white teeth, you should avoid food and drinks that cause teeth discoloration. You should be cautious with your oral health by avoiding over the counter and at home remedies that may be harmful to your teeth and gums. The possibility of you having tooth sensitivity may be higher when you are whitening your teeth at home.

Not all teeth discoloration can be corrected, and it is crucial you seek an opinion of a professional dentist for advice on whether your teeth can be restored to white color. You’ll save time and money if you find out the real cause of your teeth discoloration and the options you have.

Gentle Dental Arts uses professional teeth whitening products that are trustworthy and safe for your oral health. Having experts in the field of dentistry, we have handled all kinds of teeth discoloration, and we are well equipped with useful information.

We take time to learn about our clients and their health history to provide a tailor-made and effective treatment for you. For more information on professional teeth whitening services contact us today!