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Teeth Whitening – Texas City, TX

Brighten Your Smile in Just One Hour!

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When someone pulls out their phone or camera to snap a picture, do you have a habit of smiling with your mouth closed to avoid your stained teeth being photographed? If so, you’re not the only one. An estimated 80% of the American population wishes they had a whiter smile. Instead of wasting time and money on over-the-counter products that often don’t work, why not seek professional teeth whitening from a cosmetic dentist in Texas City? Dr. John Hackbarth offers in-office whitening that can brighten your smile in just one hour. To learn more about this amazing treatment and how it can benefit you, give us a call today!

Why Teeth Become Stained

light being shone on patients teeth during teeth whitening treatment

There are two kinds of stains that can develop on teeth: extrinsic and intrinsic.

Extrinsic stains occur on the surface of the enamel. Often, they’re the result of overconsumption of darkly pigmented foods and beverages, tobacco use, or general enamel erosion. Although these stains can sometimes be removed by whitening toothpastes or kits, there are many cases where professional whitening is required to fully eradicate them.

Intrinsic stains are more severe and develop deeper within the tooth. They’re typically caused by physical trauma, aging, ingesting too much fluoride during childhood, or overuse of certain medications. Even though these stains are more deeply set, our professional whitening treatment can easily blast them away.

How Our In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatment Works

close up of smile before and after teeth whitening

If you have a photo shoot, job interview, or some other important event coming up and want to brighten your smile in a hurry, our teeth whitening treatment would be perfect for you. In most cases, we can whiten your teeth by up to eight shades in just one appointment that lasts an hour or less.

First, Dr. H isolates your teeth with a dental dam. This protects your soft tissues, such as your gums and lips, from becoming irritated by the powerful bleaching gel. Our team then shines a special light onto your teeth that activates the gel, allowing it to permeate the enamel to break down the deep-set stains that lie under the surface. After about 15 minutes, we wipe the gel off, removing the stains as well. We can repeat this process a couple of more times until you’re satisfied with the smile you see in the mirror.

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

young woman pointing to her smile with straight white teeth

Here are some of the advantages of choosing professional teeth whitening over store-bought products:

  • We can help you achieve more dramatic results that last significantly longer.
  • Your confidence will gain a boost, increasing your chances of success in the professional world.
  • Because we isolate your teeth, you won’t experience soft tissue irritation.
  • Our bleaching gel is specially formulated to minimize the risk of tooth sensitivity afterward.