Want a brighter smile? I think we all do!! Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry service in America. Why? This simple procedure is conservative but has a big impact on your overall appearance. It can improve one’s self-esteem and confidence in just an hour!! Over the years, various companies have developed over-the-counter options for whitening your smile, but the ADA still stands behind professional-grade teeth whitening as the most effective and safer option. If you want your smile to be several shades whiter, make a trip to Smile Designs of Olney in Olney, MD for our newest whitening system…….GLO SCIENCE!!!!
How Does Teeth Whitening Work?
Teeth whitening is a simple process. Whitening products contain one of two tooth bleaches (hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide). These bleaches break stains into smaller pieces, which makes the color less concentrated and your teeth brighter. Carbamide peroxide breaks down into hydrogen peroxide and urea. Once this breakdown occurs, it is in fact the hydrogen peroxide that bleaches your teeth. If the whitening product contains 10 percent carbamide peroxide, it will break down to 3.5 percent hydrogen peroxide. Our in-office system uses either 24% or 30% HYDROGEN Peroxide to whiten your teeth. This results in a faster, more effective whitening result.
Will my teeth be sensitive after using GLO??
The primary fear most patients have while whitening is sensitivity after the procedure. We’ve tried many whitening systems in our office and GLO is the first to show minimal if any post treatment sensitivity. The reason being that most in office whitening systems use a very HOT lamp to activate the peroxide compound. Some reaching over 200°C causing pulpal inflammation and the associated sensitivity. Our in-office GLO Science only reaches 53°C, causing dramatically less if any post-operative discomfort!!!!
How long Does the Procedure Take?
While other in office systems such as ZOOM! can take up to 2 hours of chair time. GLO only takes about 1 hour. This includes roughly 30 minutes of pre-op and post-op cleaning and a total of 32 minutes of whitening!! This product saves you time and gives you the same results!
Interested in Whitening your teeth? Come to Smile Designs of Olney for All of Your Cosmetic Procedures
For your smile makeover or any other dental needs, come to Smile Designs of Olney! Book an appointment with us. Whether you want your teeth whitened, straightened, or restored altogether, we pride ourselves in quality patient care and giving you the smile makeover that you deserve. Our small, professional staff will make you feel right at home. We service the Montgomery County regions including Olney, Laytonsville, Brookville, Silver Spring, Rockville, Columbia, Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Germantown, MD. Contact us at (301) 260-0700, visit us online, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube.