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Atlantis Dental Care
13238 W. Persimmon Ln. Suite 100
Boise, Idaho 83713

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Teeth Whitening

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We love patients who ask questions because it shows a certain commitment to doing everything possible to maintain a healthy smile.

At Atlantis Dental Care, we believe that you have every right to ask questions and expect answers that help you make informed choices about dental treatments. That is why we encourage you to talk to us about any area of dental care that concerns you.

We've shared a few of the questions that we hear most frequently. But oral health is a very personal thing, and you probably have your own questions that aren't listed here.

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Please don't ever hesitate to contact our Boise dental office for more information – the only silly question is the one that goes unasked!

Teeth Whitening

woman smiling | teeth whitening boise idProfessional teeth whitening in Boise, ID is one of the most convenient, affordable ways to brighten your smile and refresh your overall appearance. At Atlantis Dental, offer our patients the flexibility of choosing an in-office treatment or customized teeth whitening kits to use at home.

After whitening, you want to maintain the level of brightness for as long as possible.

Tips for extending teeth whitening results

  • Check your oral hygiene habits – Even if you think you know how to brush and floss properly, it’s a good idea to get tips from your dental hygienist for getting the most out of your efforts.
  • Be aware of the foods that stain your teeth – Red wine, coffee, dark tea, and cola are notorious for staining teeth. But there are other foods like soy sauce, curries, and tomato sauce that can also darken your smile.
  • Stop using tobacco products – If you are a smoker, you already know there are numerous good reasons to quit, and maintaining a bright smile is another.

Dental Cleanings & Exams

You should also include routine preventive visits for dental cleanings and exams. Dr. Dave Cantwell will ensure that your smile is healthy and beautiful, and he will clean and polish your teeth to give you a “clean slate” to maintain your bright smile.

Please contact our Boise dental office to arrange an appointment so we can get started!

When you visit your grocery store, you are bombarded with products for whitening your teeth. These professional teeth whitening | 83713 systems may be affordable, but are they effective? Here's what you should know before you decide.

Whitening your teeth with your dentist in Boise offers a lot of benefits. First, Dr. Cantwell has access to much stronger bleaching gel than what is available at the store. This means you have a better shot at eliminating tooth stains or yellowed teeth much faster and more effectively.

Next, whitening your teeth under the supervision of the dentist is always a good choice, especially if you encounter any concerns with sensitivity. At Atlantis Dental Care, we can customize the strength of your bleaching gel to reduce any problems with tooth sensitivity.

Lastly, professional teeth whitening with your dentist in Boise is tailored to meet your needs. If you choose a take-home kit, your plastic trays are customized based on impressions taken of your teeth. This ensures a better fit, which achieves your best outcome. During in-office teeth whitening, we use a protective barrier for your soft tissues and gums, and the gel is applied directly to your teeth for immediate results.

Schedule Your Teeth Bleaching Appointment Today!

If you have questions about bleaching your teeth, we encourage you to contact our Boise dental office today at (208) 938-2468.

teeth whitening | boise | atlantis dental careDoes bleaching gel damage my tooth enamel? Is professional teeth whitening safe for my teeth?

The answer is yes. Whitening your teeth is safe for your enamel. The main problem that most people have with teeth whitening in Boise, if any, is tooth sensitivity.

Some people experience sensitivity from the whitening gel that can cause discomfort. An excellent way to avoid dealing with sensitive teeth during whitening is to brighten your smile under the guidance of your dental team. Dr. Cantwell can help determine the right strength of bleaching gel to use based on your level of sensitivity and adjust it, so it minimizes your discomfort.

Teeth Whitening Options in Boise 

If you choose in-office teeth whitening at Atlantis Dental Care, we finish with a fluoride treatment to help reduce any tooth sensitivity you might have. If you opt to whiten your teeth at home with a take-home system, Dr. Cantwell will customize your bleaching gel to the right strength for you, and you can always take time off in between treatments to avoid sensitivity.

If you'd like more information on brightening your smile with professional teeth whitening in Boise, we'd love to talk with you! Call Atlantis Dental Care today at (208) 938-2468 for more information.

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