Many methods are available for whitening your teeth, but we offer you a more professional way that you can use at home. They are called custom whitening trays, and we can provide you with them at our office.
The trays themselves are similar to the plastic retainers you may have heard about, but these are not for straightening teeth. We use impressions of your teeth to make sure the trays are built to the right shape for a snug fit.
The trays are meant to hold a whitening gel to your teeth. The gel can combat the stains and help brighten up your smile.
If you happen to notice an increased sensitivity in your teeth as you use the gel, do not worry. Tooth sensitivity can sometimes happen, but it should not be much of a bother and it should go away. The gel can also irritate your gums, but with careful handling, you can avoid getting the gel on your gums. Even if it does happen, it should also not last very long and should not cause lasting discomfort.
If you would like to give our custom whitening trays a try, you can find us in Orem and Provo, Utah. Our dentist, Dr. Chad Ellis, will instruct you on how to get the most out of this treatment to help you achieve your best smile. Please call 801-225-5594 if you would like to schedule a visit.