Why Custom Take-Home Bleaching Trays are Our Favorite Approach! There are many options available for you to whiten your teeth, and we believe that take home whitening is the best approach. While there’s nothing wrong with over-the-counter whitening products, or even in-office whitening treatment, at-home whitening is still the best long-term solution. In this blog, we’re going to discuss why!
Consistent and Even Whitening
We create custom trays for our whitening patients, which serve two important purposes. The first is to make sure that the whitening material stays in the tooth area and doesn’t leak into the gum area where it can cause burning and irritation. Of course, a small bit of material won’t do any harm, but over-the-counter products, by their nature, do not and cannot have the same intimate fit with your teeth as do custom trays. The second reason we make custom trays is that trays designed specifically for you, the patient, ensure that the whitening material is distributed evenly across all of your teeth (left to right), and across your individual teeth (top-to-bottom.)
Better Control of Shade
With custom trays and take home whitening, we can much better control the amount of whitening that we do. We can be more consistent, By varying the time spent whitening (hours per day and total days), we can tweak the color change much more predictably than we could with supermarket/drugstore products or in-office whitening.
Take-home whitening treatment lasts just as long as any other whitening treatments. While all whitening will wear off, take-home whitening is the least resistant to fading. Regardless of whitening method, one must also be careful in the early stages after whitening to avoid dark foods such as red wine, strawberries and chocolate, as these foods can stain!
We Would Love to Be Your Dallas Dental Team
We are always welcoming new patients. I provide General & Cosmetic Dentistry, including Veneers, Teeth Whitening and Smile Design, TMJ Therapy & Facial Pain Relief, BioRejuvenation Dentistry, Sleep Apnea Therapy Utilizing the proven Vivos Method, A Biologic Alternative to Conventional Crowns with Biomimetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Periodontal Health, Invisalign Clear Aligners, & Dental Implants.
I became a Dentist in 2001 because I believe I have been called to help people transform their current dental health status by purposefully moving forward towards health, wellness, vitality, and longevity. I am passionate about helping people live a better life and have a more fulfilling future through optimal dental health. I have developed a special interest in helping patients who suffer from bite problems, facial pain, headache pain, and TMJ disorders.
With my extensive training and expertise, including ongoing continuing education course work to sharpen my skills and acquire the latest advancements in Bioesthetic Rejuvenation Dentistry, I can offer a variety of treatment options to restore worn, damaged and missing teeth with exceptionally functional aesthetic results.
I’d like to invite you to call us today (972) 661-3666 to schedule your appointment and start your journey to better health. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have. Though my office is located in Dallas, I also see many patients from Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Irving, Denton, Richardson, Grapevine, and the surrounding areas.
To Your Health,
Dr. James Segulyev, DDS
Segulyev Dental Arts – Dallas, Texas Dentist