How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

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If you’re ready for a picture-perfect shiny smile and whiter teeth, the solution is simple: teeth whitening. Professionally done by your skilled dental team, teeth whitening will remove teeth stains, yellowing, and simply improve the effects of time on your teeth.  

Your dentist at MD Smiles can help you improve the look of your teeth painlessly and harmlessly, offering both whitening in our office or as a take-home option. 

Professional GLO Teeth Whitening in Our Office

We know that having lustrously white teeth creates a terrific transformation in your smile. At our dental offices, we provide GLO teeth whitening for high quality, quick results that are offered only through dental offices such as ours which are certified as GLO Science providers.  

GLO creates beautifully whiter teeth in less than 16 minutes, using a combination of heat and light tech that makes your whitening as rapid as it is safe and successful.

Take Home Teeth Whitening 

Of course, if you’d rather use a take-home professional teeth whitening kit, we can help you there, too.

Whether you don’t have the time to make an in-office visit or you’d simply prefer the ease of professional whitening for your teeth at home, MD Smiles offers Opalescence Go. This simple, effective treatment can be used over a 14 day period for gradual, beautiful results. The system uses trays that are prefabricated with the necessary amount of whitening products, so there’s no gels to deal with, and no need for any tooth impressions to be made. Instead, this simple whitening process is ready to start right in on removing yellowing, stains, or any other tooth discolorations.

Using our professional whitening treatment at home is extremely effective, and much more so than over-the-counter whitening products, which can also harm teeth. 

What Causes Teeth Staining? 

Whether you choose our in-office GLO teeth whitening, or Opalescence Go for whitening at home to improve your smile, you may be wondering just why your teeth become stained in the first place.

From aging to the consumption of certain beverages or foods like coffee, red wine, and tea, or medications, teeth staining can be caused for a number of reasons over time. Nicotine from smoking is one big factor, and even over-using fluoride can cause teeth mottling.  

So while there are many different reasons that teeth become stained, there’s one easy solution, and that’s professional teeth whitening. 

How Long Teeth Whitening Lasts

Although professional teeth whitening isn’t permanent, if you take care of your teeth well routinely, you’ll find your teeth stay white and bright for three years. Taking good care of your teeth means brushing and flossing twice a day, as well as being sure to schedule and 

professional teeth cleaning visits twice annually. These simple dental care steps can extend the life of your teeth whitening treatment and keep your smile healthy for a long time. , and your teeth whitening treatment can last years.

Find Out More About Teeth Whitening at MD Smiles

If you’re ready to find out more about teeth whitening in Ellicott City, MD, we’re here to help at MD Smiles. When you’d like to learn more about teeth whitening either in-office or at your home, or to schedule an appointment, contact us today. We’re here to help you get the radiant smile you deserve!