Oral Health Facts: Teeth Whitening

Discolored or yellow teeth can be a source of embarrassment or shame for many. While there’s no shame in having discolored teeth, which can be caused by a variety of factors, you may still find yourself wanting to do something about it. Lucky for you, we at Prevention Dental, in the Boise area that can provide a wide variety of teeth whitening procedures to fit your budget and preferences. 

Studies show that many dental patients in the Boise, Idaho area are taking advantage of teeth whitening procedures. It has become a hugely popular practice in recent years, due to its affordability, ease and safety. Whitening your teeth is as easy as a quick visit to your dentist for a consult. 

Before whitening, your first course of action is to contact your dentist. They’ll pinpoint the cause of your teeth discoloration and figure out the best course of action going forward based on your specific circumstances and needs. There are a number of factors that can contribute to discolored or dull-looking teeth. These factors include but are not limited to: 

  • Heredity
  • Environmental Factors/Location
  • Non-Fluoridated Water
  • Certain Foods (many antioxidant rich foods that are dark in color, such as blueberries, grape juice, etc
  • Substances such as tobacco and red wine
  • Drug and Medication Usage
  • Caffeinated Beverages and Colas or Soda
  • Age/General Wear and Tear

And those are just a few. There are lots of reasons that teeth become discolored over time, most of which can be corrected with teeth whitening procedures. There is no shame in having discolored, dull or yellow teeth. It is an issue that many people, across various ages, socio-economic status and location have dealt with, and many of them have found that a simple whitening procedure made all the difference in their self-confidence. Of course you want to look and feel your best and your local Boise dentist can help you every step of the way. 

At Prevention Dental, we offer two different whitening options: in office or take home trays. Both systems work equally well, so in a matter of minutes or days you will whiter teeth than ever before.

Our in-office teeth whitening system give you dramatic results in just one hour! Simply visit our Boise office and we’ll apply a light-activated gel to your teeth. If you prefer, choose take-home trays or teeth whitening strips to wear at your leisure. You’ll notice the system working after just a few uses, but the real result will appear after a few weeks of consistent daily use. Together we can choose the best whitening procedure for you, based on your health history, budget and needs.

Many people in the Boise, Idaho area and beyond are interested in solutions to remedy their discolored teeth, and fast. There’s no reason to live with discolored, embarrassing teeth if you don’t have to. Teeth whitening is quick, easy, safe and affordable. If you’re interested in teeth whitening in Boise, why not contact us at Prevention Dental, get a consultation scheduled, and put that plan in motion today? Your smile will thank you for it. 

If you would like to know more, feel free to fill out our contact form or give us a call at (208) 375-4041