Patients in the Raleigh area who are interested in whitening their smiles often visit the oral health care aisle in their local drugstore to look at strips, gels, trays, and toothpastes that tout their ability to brighten the smile. Unfortunately, these solutions are not nearly as effective as anything available in the dental office of Dr. Carl McMillan at Cary and Cornelius Holistic Dental Centers.
Teeth whitening is readily available for adult patients in our facility. We provide take-home whitening trays instead of in-office power bleaching offered by many other dentists in the community. This is because the in-office power bleaching procedures, while they provide immediate results, often don’t last very long. Additionally, power-bleaching procedures typically cause extreme sensitivity for many patients.
What sets professional teeth whitening solutions apart from over-the-counter bleaching is effectiveness, less sensitivity, longer-lasting results, and the ability to maintain them for many years. Patients who have their custom whitening trays can visit our practice for recall appointments and obtain more whitening gel to help them in keeping their new smile bright and beautiful. Long-term results are often what patients are hoping to achieve when they come to a dental practice asking to brighten their smiles, and Dr. Carl McMillan wants to assist them in achieving that.
Patients can consult with our practice to find out if whitening their smile is right for them. Patients without restorations such as crowns, bridges, or veneers are ideal candidates, while patients who do have restorations may want to consider replacing them if they are serious about maintaining a brighter smile.
If you live in or around the area of Raleigh, contact the team of Dr. Carl McMillan today to book an appointment. We can make recommendations as to the best ways to achieve a more beautiful smile without dealing with the sensitivity and short-term results that can happen with the use of in-office power bleaching treatments.