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Are your teeth in need of a cosmetic upgrade due to discolorations or stains? If, so the best way to remove the color from your teeth is with a whitening treatment. Teeth whitening treatments can come in all varieties, with products ranging from professional quality at our dentist office down to your everyday over-the-counter products from a store.

The two traditional types of whitening agents include bleaching with peroxide, which can remove deep stains, or other chemical products or materials, which often can only remove surface stains. The safest and most effective treatments are those administered by your dentist.

The three primary types of teeth whitening treatments are professional cleanings administered by dentists, treatments given by dentists for at-home use, and over-the-counter products for sale in-store or online.

Some products can be risky to your health and can cause tooth sensitivity or bleach your gums. Some over-the-counter products can also cause gum irritation if the bleaching tray is improperly used or if it is an incorrect size. Consult with our dentists at London Bridge Smiles before choosing a product to help determine which products are the safest and most effective for you.

If you would like to schedule a tooth whitening session with London Bridge Smiles at our office in Virginia Beach, Virginia, please schedule an appointment by calling us at 757-340-8805. If you would like to schedule an oral exam with Dr. Alan Kessler, call us during normal operating hours. Come in now and leave with a whiter brighter smile!