Tooth Whitening and Your Dentist

Tooth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures in Colorado. It seems that everyone in Boulder County is whitening their teeth to help their smiles look younger and brighter. Many consumers in the Boulder area are turning to over-the-counter solutions to whiten their teeth, however there can be dangers and pitfalls to this approach.

Here is some basic advice on tooth whitening from Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry:

First, we encourage you to visit our office in Boulder County before starting a tooth whitening system. It is a good idea to have your teeth checked and analyzed before starting a tooth whitening program. Tooth whitening is not for everyone, and depends on your dental history.

Dr. West at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry can help you determine whether your teeth can be whitened safely and effectively. We can also recommend tooth whitening solutions that will work best for you. Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry is a good place to start for this important decision.

There are many pitfalls to be aware of when whitening your teeth. Over-the-counter teeth whitening products available in the Boulder County area will provide varying degrees of effectiveness on your teeth. If used improperly, tooth whitening solutions can cause problems including tooth sensitivity, over whitening, damage to your tooth enamel, and irregular coloration. Whitening too much can even have a reverse effect, making your teeth look gray.

Most tooth whitening product manufacturers recommend that you visit your local Boulder County dentist when things go wrong with your over-the-counter tooth whitening solution. We recommend you begin with the state-of-the-art dental care in a comfortable environment professionals at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry to get started with a tooth whitening solution that will give you the best tooth whitening results.

Our office is located at 1140 West S. Boulder Rd, Suite 201, Lafayette, Colorado 80026. Please give us a call or stop by to make an appointment to discuss your tooth whitening plans. We are eager to help you make the best decision about your tooth whitening.

Our state-of-the-art dental care in a comfortable environment is available to discuss tooth whitening solutions, explain tooth whitening options, and check your teeth to make sure you will get the tooth whitening results you want.

I look forward to seeing your beautiful bright smile.

—Dr. Gordon West, tooth whitening for the Lafayette community. Call us at 720-862-3630.