Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening procedures have become increasingly popular. As daily consumption of coffee, wine and other products that stain teeth have risen, so has the need to find procedures that work effectively to bring back a beautiful, white smile. At My Dentist in Springfield, Missouri, we offer a variety of teeth whitening treatments to help our patients achieve the smiles of their dreams. 

Opalescence Boost

Opalescence Boost is a chemically activated power whitening gel that provides brighter, whiter teeth after just 40 minutes in the dental chair. The powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide gel is chemically activated, so it doesn’t require a hot, uncomfortable light to work. 

Opalescence Boost consists of two syringes: The first contains 38 percent hydrogen peroxide, the active tooth whitening ingredient. The second syringe contains fluoride and potassium nitrate (PF), which helps strengthen tooth enamel, reduce sensitivity and protect against cavities. When mixed, the gel produces a distinct red color to help ensure correct placement and full removal of the product. 

Safe and effective, Opalescence Boost usually takes only one dental visit to complete. While one visit is all you need to achieve a brighter smile, difficult stains or extreme discoloration may require additional treatments.

At My Dentist, Opalescence Boost is just one of many teeth whitening options. Call us at 417-862-8300 to schedule a consultation.

Take-Home Whitening Trays

Take-home whitening trays are a type of teeth whitening procedure that you can perform in the comfort of your home. It's a convenient and cost-effective teeth whitening treatment that can be easily obtained. These trays are custom-made to go over your teeth and whiten with the use of a special gel. 

These trays, once made for you, can then be taken home as a teeth whitening kit along with the guidelines given by our dentist. The time that they must remain on your teeth can vary according to your teeth whitening needs.

How Take-Home Whitening Trays Work

  • Custom whitening trays are trays that are clear and are usually made of a clear plastic that comfortably adjust when inserted. A small dollop of gel is inserted in each tray, giving them their whitening properties. The gel consists of a hydrogen peroxide solution that actively whitens the enamel of the teeth.
  • After they have been used and are taken off, they need to be cleaned with a Q-tip or a cloth and rinsed. This makes them ready to be used again. It is not suggested to use them for at least another day, after each application.
  • These whitening trays can be used several times to obtain the desired results. Our dentist can further advise you on how many times they should be used in your case. Also, you can have them customized to your needs.

If you are looking for effective and efficient teeth whitening procedures in Springfield, Missouri, with stringent quality standards and an excellent dentist, contact us at 417-862-8300. Not only does My Dentist perform great teeth whitening procedures, but we will also ensure that you are well looked after and fully satisfied with each treatment.

Recommendations are given based on your current condition. If you need a teeth whitening procedure, our dentist at My Dentist provides various teeth whitening products and teeth whitening kits. You may reach us at My Dentist in Springfield, Missouri. We all love to have a dazzling smile.