Teeth Whitening

Your SE Calgary Choice for Teeth Whitening!

Teeth Whitening | Mirage Dental | General and Family Dentist | SE Calgary

If you are feeling self-conscious about stained or discoloured teeth and are looking for a whiter and brighter smile, teeth whitening might be the answer for you! Mirage Dental is pleased to offer in-office and take-home teeth whitening options to achieve the bright, white smile you have always wanted.

Teeth Whitening | Mirage Dental | General and Family Dentist | SE Calgary
Teeth Whitening | Mirage Dental | General and Family Dentist | SE Calgary

What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth Whitening | Mirage Dental | General and Family Dentist | SE Calgary

Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is an affordable, effective, and easy way to change the colour of natural tooth enamel and feel more confident and camera-ready every day,  whether preparing for a big event, birthday or milestone, or simply wanting to look your best. Teeth whitening procedures effectively restore the smile of those with stained, dull, or discoloured teeth due to things like coffee, tea, cola, wine, berries, soy sauce, smoking or general ageing. Even traumatic injuries, medications, and fluorosis can affect the colour of your teeth. Unfortunately, brushing and flossing cannot remove these stains. Since teeth whitening only works on natural tooth enamel, it is important to consider replacing any old fillings, crowns etc.

Types of Teeth Whitening

Mirage Dental is pleased to provide patients with a straightforward way to whiten teeth using trays. The tray-based, in-office technique administered or overseen by a dental professional increases the efficacy of your results, reduces safety risks and boosts your satisfaction.

Take-Home Teeth Whitening

Take-home teeth whitening is a fast and effective way to professionally whiten your teeth while in the comfort and convenience of your own home. It generally requires two visits; at your first visit, an impression of your teeth will be made so that custom, clear plastic trays can be created for you. At your next visit, you will try your custom trays on to ensure the perfect fit, and any adjustments will be made if necessary. You will be sent home with your trays, along with a whitening agent made up of hydrogen peroxide gel. You will fill your trays with the gel and wear them twice a day for 30 minutes or overnight, for a couple of weeks, depending on the level of staining and the desired level of whitening. It is quite common to experience some level of tooth sensitivity while you whiten your teeth, but it should subside after you stop bleaching.

In-Office Teeth Whitening

In-office teeth whitening is performed by your dentist. It generally takes one hour to complete. Your dentist will cover your lips and gums, leaving only your teeth exposed. Hydrogen peroxide whitening gel will then be applied to the surface of your teeth. The gel is exposed to a special LED light that works to break up any discolouration. The gel is left on for about 15 minutes, and the procedure is repeated 3-4 times to achieve the desired level of whitening.

Teeth Whitening is an easy and effective way to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. To learn more, call
Mirage Dental at (403) 272-1500 to set up an appointment today!

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Call Mirage Dental at (403) 272-1500 to set up your Teeth Whitening appointment today!