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.
"I really appreciate that I can call with an emergency and be seen in most cases on the same day. The staff really cares about the patients. Dr. Staffel goes above and beyond to make sure the work is satisfactory and works extra hard to insure the treatment is completed in a timely manner"- M.T. / Google / Aug 23, 2022
"Dr Staffel does great work. I've had a lot of dental work done in my life and he is the best. Office staff is very professional and very friendly. I would highly recommend this practice."- R.H. / Google / Jul 15, 2022
"The office staff is friendly, efficient, and helpful. I appreciate how much they care about their patients. Highly recommend!"- M.S. / Google / Jul 26, 2021
"Dr. Stassel is so very kind and patient. His staff is amazing also. Debbie is so sweet, loving and kind! I emailed on their website about the issues with my teeth.. she called me and made my appointment ! They very much care about each and every patient. I have searched for a experienced dentist like Dr Stassel for a very long time to help me with my teeth. He is unbelievable and I am utterly impressed with the whole office. I am still pinching myself that it is really true I found him -what a huge blessing it is in my life. Thank you Dr. Stassel and all your staff again. Patty Tyer"- P.T. / Google / May 06, 2021
"Always awesome!"- J.A. / Google / May 06, 2021
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.
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.
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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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.