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Teeth whitening at the dentist’s office; trust the beauty and health of your smile to the professionals! 

At the St. George, Utah, area office of Canyon Crossing Dental, we appreciate that there are many experiences and circumstances that may have led to your finding this page! Perhaps, you have been disappointed by the lack of results from the “so-called” teeth whitening products you can buy at the store. Maybe, you experienced side effects, such as tooth sensitivity, that made OTC treatments intolerable. Worse yet, you may be concerned about the potential damage caused by “one-size-fits-all” bleaching trays. These products are not designed to address and conform to your unique needs, personal characteristics, and goals from treatment. 

Teeth Whitening

At a young age our teeth are healthy white. But overtime the enamel coating the tooth is so slowly worn down. Causing our teeth to become stained and yellow, which is why teeth whitening is become increasingly popular today. There are a few methods for whitening. They include at home and in office. With in office treatments, you will see faster results, receive the safest treatment for bleaching the teeth, and yield the whitest smile. So, don’t settle for teeth that have become stained from years of coffee drinking, tobacco use, or just aging. Ask your dentist about whitening options that may be right you.

You have come to the right place for safe and comfortable teeth whitening that really works, and that is customized to your one-of-a-kind needs and features. 

The beauty of professional teeth whitening 

Teeth whitening treatment that is planned, administered, and monitored by dental professionals such as Dr. Susan Baker makes a world of difference. Since the whitening process is a partnership between you and your dentist, every aspect of treatment is well-monitored and expertly tailored to ensure the utmost safety, comfort, and natural-looking and attractive results. 

First, Dr. Baker examines your teeth, gums, and mouth. She will evaluate your oral health. Any conditions such as tooth decay and gum disease must be resolved prior to moving forward with whitening (or any other cosmetic treatment, for that matter). It is also important to note that existing crowns and other dental restorations do not whiten. We will account for these restorations when developing your unique treatment plan. 

If it is determined that professional whitening is appropriate for you, we will explore viable options with you. Generally, patients may choose from one of two bleaching methods: 

  • In-office treatment – This option is perfectly suited to patients who desire instant results. It is ideal to whiten right before a “big day,” such as a wedding or job interview. Dr. Baker applies a concentrated whitening gel to your teeth. The gel is derived from ingredients that are proven to break up and remove stains. Safeguards are taken to ensure the gel is applied precisely and uniformly. That way, it does not irritate surrounding tissues and gets the desired level of whitening. All it takes is one appointment to get considerably whiter teeth!
  • At-home whitening – Some patients may be better suited (or prefer) gradual teeth whitening from the convenience and comfort of home. For this method, we make whitening trays designed to fit your mouth perfectly. We’ll show you how to fill the trays with whitening gels. We’ll also provide customized instructions on how to wear the trays. When worn each day as directed by us, the trays effectively transfer the gels to the teeth. You will notice increasingly whiter teeth!

Your dazzling smile awaits at Canyon Crossing Dental in St. George, UT! Call (435) 344-4445 with questions or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Baker.