Consumers are inundated with ads for products that promise to whiten their teeth quickly and effectively, but due to many factors, these whitening gels, strips and the like can’t deliver the same results as professional whitening. Professional teeth whitening at our San Diego office or with at-home trays can safely brighten your teeth by many shades, and you may be surprised to find this cosmetic dentistry option is more affordable than you think. Continue reading “5 Benefits of Professional In-Office Teeth Whitening”
Given that most people wish they had pearly whites, it is hardly surprising that teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments that Dr. Jennifer Santoro performs. At Village Center Dentistry, Dr. Santoro utilizes Zoom in-office teeth whitening procedure to brighten up her patients’ smiles. If you are curious about teeth whitening, here is what you can expect: Continue reading “What You Can Expect from Teeth Whitening”
The whiteness of your teeth is directly related to the health and age of their surface enamel. Over time, this protective enamel begins to wear away, exposing the natural color of your tooth below the surface, which is not the dazzling white shade you would prefer.
In addition, teeth may lose their whiteness because of lifestyle choices we make. We may choose to smoke, neglect our dental health, or eat foods that stain enamel. Below, experienced San Diego area dentist Dr. Jennifer D. Santoro identifies some of the major causes of tooth discoloration. Continue reading “Why Teeth May Lose Their Whiteness”
Teeth whitening is a safe, routine procedure that revitalizes your entire smile. Though it is a straightforward, noninvasive treatment, there are certain instructions your dentist will want to you to follow after having your teeth whitened. These instructions will help you achieve the best result possible.
Below Dr. Santoro of Village Center Dentistry discusses foods you need to avoid eating right after your teeth whitening procedure. Continue reading “What Not to Eat after Teeth Whitening”