Teeth Whitening Chevy Chase

Teeth whitening is one of the most affordable and convenient cosmetic dentistry procedures. Dr. Christopher Banks offers custom take-home trays so that you can whiten your teeth on your own schedule.

The trays are custom made to fit your teeth your teeth comfortably and snuggly. Dr. Banks will provide a professional strength whitening gel which will gradually whiten your teeth over several days or weeks.

In addition to the take-home whitening system, Dr. Banks offers an in-office whitening option. In less than an hour, Dr. Banks can brighten your smile and kick start your at home whitening efforts.

Teeth Whitening FAQs

How does professional teeth bleaching compare to over the counter options?
There are many over the counter options for teeth whitening including whitening tooth paste, whitening strips and gels. If you want the best teeth whitening results and most comfortable treatment, visit your dentist office. Dr. Banks offers multiple whitening options using products that are specially formulated to reduce tooth sensitivity. Our treatment will deliver uniform results and limit any irritation to the gums.

Will bleaching cause my teeth to be more sensitive?
One of the more common side effects of teeth whitening is tooth sensitivity. Dr. Banks carefully supervises teeth whitening treatments to ensure minimal side effects. The products we use are specially formulated to virtually eliminate sensitivity.

How long does whitening last?
The results of teeth whitening will vary based on each individual. Most patients can expect results to last up to a year or more. Touch-up treatment every four to six months can help extend the results of your treatment. Visiting the dentist regularly and avoiding smoking and dark foods or beverages will also help to keep your teeth white and bright.


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