Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening can be a frustrating experience. All the leading teeth whitening systems promise easy-to-use products with quick, outstanding results. For most patients, this isn’t the case.

Have you personally experienced a gap between what these brands are promising and what is actually delivered? With KöR whitening, you can say goodbye to the lack of results of teeth whitening. KöR creates long-lasting results without harming your teeth.

More about teeth whitening

Intrinsic tooth color is caused when your large natural pigment and stain molecules are trapped within the microstructure of teeth. The larger the molecules are, the more chromophores they contain. This combination causes your teeth to appear a dark, dull color.

 

How it works

There are 4 programs within KöR to choose from, and we will evaluate your case and suggest the best course of action for you. From typical teeth whitening needs to the more involved, very dark or genetically stained teeth, we have a program to help you be proud of your smile.

All peroxide gels work by forming hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide breaks down to water, oxygen, and bleaching factors that whiten your teeth. Optimum whitening results are achieved when whitening gels are fully potent and produce a high percentage of free radicals instead of oxygen and water. The gels also need to be allowed an extended period of time for these factors to fully diffuse into the microstructure of teeth. Most whitening gels are strongly active for 25 to 35 minutes.
The end result is a thorough cleansing of debris from the enamel prisms. Your enamel will return to its youthful ability to whiten quickly and efficiently. The KöR whitening system works so well because is restore your teeth’s ability to absorb oxygen. The oxygen from the whitening gel absorbs into the tooth removing stains. KöR whitening gel lightens teeth up to 16 shades. Every patient’s results are different, but almost all teeth will see incredible results. KöR can even whiten tetracycline-stained teeth, which was previously proved to be nearly impossible.

Factors to consider

Crowns and Veneers

There are some variables that need to be known before we can offer these services, so an initial examination of your mouth, teeth, and gums will let us know how to treat you best. If you have colored fillings, crowns, or dental veneers on your front teeth, these will not change at all because they are man-made materials, and KöR only works on natural enamel. KöR can be used along with new fillings or crowns/veneers to help you achieve your best result and give you the smile you desire.

Teeth Cleaning

Another portion of the exam will reveal any plaque or tartar that is on your teeth. If your last professional cleaning was not recent you may want to consider doing so before your whitening treatment. The cleaner the tooth the longer your results will last. The whitening gel will not be able to properly penetrate through the plaque and tartar build-up to whiten that part of your tooth. An even result is best achieved on clean, smooth teeth.

Will there be pain?

Many patients experience pain during teeth whitening, but thanks to years of research and clinical testing KöR produces little to no sensitivity. Most patients do not experience discomfort during the KöR whitening process.

Teeth can safely be whitened at any age. The ideal age to begin whitening teeth is around 14 years old because permanent teeth are typically fully in the mouth by that age. The younger the teeth are the more they whiten. However, unlike other whitening gels, KöR rejuvenates old teeth back to their youthful ability, even if you’re 90 years old.

Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease is another factor that could affect your outcome. This condition, if not treated, causes sensitivity of the gum tissue and potentially your teeth. The initial examination will let us know if this is a factor or not. There is a chance you may need periodontal treatment before beginning the teeth whitening treatment.

Ready to transform your smile?

Contact us today to get schedule your whitening appointment.