Teeth Whitening

Lighten teeth and remove stains and discoloration.

What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. Whitening is among the most popular cosmetic procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look.

Understanding Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic procedure that aims to restore the natural color of teeth or to achieve a shade whiter than the natural color. Over time, the natural bright shade of our teeth can become discolored due to a variety of reasons, including the consumption of staining foods and drinks like coffee, tea, and red wine, tobacco usage, medications, and the natural aging process. Fluorosis, a condition resulting from excessive fluoride exposure during tooth development, can also lead to discoloration. The teeth whitening process combats these effects, providing an enhanced appearance and boosting an individual’s confidence with a brighter smile.

The Mechanics of Teeth Whitening

The procedure predominantly involves the use of bleaching agents like hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. These agents penetrate the enamel’s pores, breaking down the stain compounds, and lightening the teeth. There are multiple methods available, from in-office treatments to at-home kits. In-office treatments, performed by dental professionals, usually offer faster and more noticeable results. The dentist may use a high concentration of the whitening agent, sometimes coupled with light or laser treatment to accelerate and enhance the whitening process. For individuals opting for at-home kits, these usually contain a lower concentration of the bleaching agent and involve the use of custom-made trays or strips that are applied to the teeth.

Post-Treatment and Care

Following a teeth whitening session, it’s not uncommon for individuals to experience tooth sensitivity. This sensation is temporary and tends to diminish within a few days. It’s crucial, post-procedure, to avoid foods and drinks that can stain teeth, at least for the first 48 hours. Regular oral hygiene practices, including brushing, flossing, and rinsing, remain essential to maintain the whitened teeth and prolong the results. It’s also beneficial to have regular dental check-ups to ensure oral health and get recommendations on when it might be appropriate to have subsequent whitening treatments, if desired.

Do you need Teeth Whitening?

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Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Monday: 9 AM – 9 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM – 9 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM – 9 PM
Thursday: 9 AM – 9 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 6 PM

Contact Us

For all appointment inquiries, please call or email:

(914) 837-7123





Jerry Villani, Mike Vicario,


515 North State Road Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

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