Procedures

Teeth Whitening

Experienced dentist for teeth whitening in Glendora, San Dimas,  La Verne & Surrounding Areas

Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.

Because having whiter teeth has now become the number one aesthetic concern of most patients, there are a number of ways to whiten teeth.  The most popular method is using a home teeth whitening system that will whiten teeth dramatically.  Since teeth whitening only works on natural tooth enamel, it is important to evaluate replacement of any old fillings, crowns, etc.  Replacement of any restorations will be done after bleaching so they will match the newly bleached teeth.

Teeth whitening is not permanent.  A touch-up may be needed every several years, and more often if you smoke, drink coffee, tea, or wine.

Before and After Teeth Whitening

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There are different ways to whiten your teeth:

  • In-office bleaching with light (1 hour)
  • Laser whitening (30 minutes) - Dr. Anna Lee provides laser whitening services at her office. Please contact us for more information.
  • Take-home whitening trays (2 weeks) - Dr. Lee provides home maintenance kits which include bleaching gel and trays for upper and lower teeth. Please contact us if you're interested in take-home whitening trays.

Reasons for teeth whitening:

  • Fluorosis (excessive fluoridation during tooth development).
  • Normal wear of outer tooth layer.
  • Stained teeth due to medications (tetracycline, etc.).
  • Yellow, brown stained teeth.

We provide teeth whitening in the cities of Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Covina, West Covina, Diamond Bar, Claremont, Azusa, Walnut, Monrovia, Irwindale and Duarte. 



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