We all want to look our best, but sometimes that is not easy if we feel that our teeth have darkened over time. A teeth whitening service could be the answer to your problem; however, before having your teeth whitened, there are a few things you should consider.
There are many teeth whitening systems on the market today. Some are simple self-whitening strategies that may or may not give you the results you are after. Professional services are far more reliable. Professional whitening services also offer a greater amount of control over the strength of the products being used. A professional whitening service, such as that offered by Dr. Gloria Serrano at South Knox Dental, will be able to take into consideration your particular needs to ensure that the service is customized to you.
Teeth whitening comes in varying degrees of strength so that individuals can address their particular needs and sensitivities. If you have sensitivities, you should discuss this with your dental professional before whitening. This way, the dental professional will create a whitening experience that is right for you. It is sometimes necessary to schedule a consultation before teeth whitening so that these issues can be evaluated and taken into consideration.
Although many people can benefit from teeth whitening, it is not recommended for everyone. People who should avoid teeth whitening services would include:
Those dealing with gum disease should also wait until their gum disease issues have been dealt with before seeking teeth whitening services. If teeth whitening is not an option for you currently, you can discuss other alternatives with your dental professional to help whiten your smile.
If you are interested in learning more about teeth whitening services, or alternative options to teeth whitening services, Dr. Gloria Serrano would love to talk to you. Call South Knox Dental, serving Knoxville, TN, today. (865) 302-3848.