Scott Staffel, DDS

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Home Teeth Whitening

Home Tooth Whitening in Bedford, TX

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About Home Tooth Whitening

From TV commercials to the glistening teeth of celebrities on magazine covers, you are probably bombarded by images of white, dazzling teeth. You, too, want the same look and it can often be achieved right from the comfort of your own home with at-home tooth whitening products. Instead of trusting the shelves of products that make big promises but often don’t deliver, you can depend on Bedford, TX cosmetic dentist, Dr. Scott Staffel, to customize tooth whitening regimens that patients can safely use at home. Dr. Staffel will determine the appropriate strength of bleaching cream to provide you with the results you desire. Get whiter, brighter teeth safely and effectively right from home.

What to Expect

Before any at-home whitening treatment regimen is designed, your dentist will conduct a thorough examination to assess your oral health, especially the strength of the dental enamel, to ensure teeth whitening is safe for you. If your dentist determines you are a good candidate, they will go over the different whitening options available. If home whitening is chosen, the dentist will create custom whitening trays using molds of your teeth. In the kit, the dentist will include teeth bleaching gel and the trays and thoroughly go over instructions to ensure your safety and satisfaction. The length of treatment time will vary depending on the condition of your teeth. 

Treatment Aftercare

Once the patient reaches their teeth whitening goal, he or she should stop using the home whitening kit to avoid damage to the teeth and gums. With a good at-home oral care routine, along with regular dental cleanings, the results from home whitening kits should last for several years. During dental visits, patients should talk to their dentist about the best home products to use to extend their whitening through toothpaste, floss, mouthwash, and other treatments. To avoid the appearance of new stains, patients should limit certain foods and drinks, such as red wines, berries, teas, coffees, sodas, and any others that commonly stain the teeth.

Insurance Coverage

Since home teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure, it is usually not covered by dental insurance. However, you can call and check with your carrier ahead of time to confirm whether or not the treatment would be covered. Our office offers payment and financing options for patients who are paying out-of-pocket for home teeth whitening treatments.

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Convenient Teeth Cleaning

Get whiter, more beautiful teeth by erasing years of stains from food, drinks, and other sources in the comfort and convenience of your home with home tooth whitening treatment kits. With the help of your dentist, you can get custom molded teeth whitening trays with prescription-level bleach for a younger, brighter, healthier-looking smile. Unlike the one-size-fits-all home whitening treatments sold at the store, your teeth whitening kit is customized for your needs and goals to get you your best smile ever.

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