Custom Tray Teeth whitening

There are numerous types of teeth whitening on the market. Depending on what type of candidate for tooth whitening you are, you can choose either an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit or a dentist-supervised treatment.

Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Kits

Over-the-counter kits can be very effective, however are not specific to every patient. If you are using an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit, make sure to choose one approved by the American Dental Association and closely follow the directions on its package. Most over-the-counter kits require 7-30 days of consistent use for full effect. Individual results can vary. Teeth whitening may be suggested before cosmetic procedures including porcelain veneers. Patients with extensive dental implants should consult with Dr. Hatae before attempting an at-home tooth whitening treatment.

Dentist supervised treatments will either be take home custom trays or in-office bleaching.

Custom tray tooth whitening involves trays created specifically for each individual patient. Trays are made specific to you arch and are used at your own convenience from the comfort of your home. As long as you teeth alignment does not change, custom trays can be used for years. For whiter teeth, custom tray whitening is a direct way to correct yellowing or spotted teeth. Custom tray whitening typically contains a higher concentration of whitening agent than a store-bought kit. You are likely to be more satisfied with the more effective results of a custom kit than by an over-the-counter kit.

In-Office Treatment is often the most effective type of teeth whitening. If prescribed, in-office whitening involves isolating your teeth for the direct application of the whitening agent. Typically in-office treatment involves three sessions that each last 15 minutes. Our Fullerton dentistry office uses both Zoom! whitening by Discus Dental and Nupro in office whitening. We are also authorized providers of the newest and most effective whitening company Kor Whitening.

Hatae Family Dental is conveniently located to patients located in Brea, Whittier and Fullerton, CA. Call (714) 870-0356 or contact us by email to arrange your next dental appointment.