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Teeth Whitening Specialist

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Teeth Whitening services offered in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA

Stained teeth can diminish the appearance of a beautiful smile, but you don’t have to live with tooth discoloration. At Aqua Dentistry in San Jose, California, general, cosmetic, and family dentist Aishwarya Kumar, DDS, offers teeth whitening to give you the whiter, brighter smile you deserve. Call the office to book an appointment, or use the online scheduler today.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening at Aqua Dentistry is a cosmetic dental procedure that dramatically whitens your teeth after just a single treatment. Dr. Kumar uses advanced whitening products and procedures to give you the gorgeous white smile you desire in as little as 45 minutes. 

Aqua Dentistry also offers professional-strength, at-home whitening kits that allow you to whiten your teeth from the comfort of home at your convenience. 

What are the benefits of teeth whitening?

Some of the many benefits you can expect after teeth whitening at Aqua Dentistry include:

  • Less staining
  • Whiter teeth 
  • Brighter teeth
  • Aesthetically pleasing smile
  • Self-confidence

Teeth whitening breaks up stains and disperses them, improving the overall appearance of your smile without pain or downtime.

What causes teeth staining?

A variety of factors can contribute to tooth staining. Examples include:

  • Older age
  • Smoking and chewing tobacco
  • Certain medications
  • Some medical conditions
  • Poor oral hygiene habits
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Red wine
  • Cola
  • Dark juices
  • Tomato sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Popsicles
  • Other foods and drinks that stain

Though adopting exceptional oral hygiene habits greatly reduces the risk of teeth staining, it can still occur over time. That’s why Aqua Dentistry offers a variety of highly effective teeth whitening solutions.

Is teeth whitening right for me?

To find out if you’re a candidate for teeth whitening, Dr. Kumar discusses your oral health history, reviews the results of your dental X-rays if needed, and examines your teeth and gums. She discusses your desired results and tailors a whitening plan that’s best for you.

What happens during teeth whitening treatments?

During teeth whitening treatments at Aqua Dentistry, you relax in a comfortable dental chair while Dr. Kumar places trays containing whitening gel on your teeth. She may use a special light to speed up whitening before removing the gel. The procedure isn’t painful. After your treatment, there’s no downtime, so you can resume a normal routine immediately.

How can I keep my teeth as white as possible?

To keep your teeth white, practice good at-home oral hygiene habits. Brush your teeth using whitening toothpaste after meals, floss every day, don’t smoke, and limit foods and drinks that stain. 

Use whitening mouthwash if Dr. Kumar recommends it and attend professional teeth cleaning appointments at Aqua Dentistry every six months or as needed. Periodically whiten your teeth to keep them bright and beautiful.

To schedule your next teeth whitening appointment at Aqua Dentistry, call the office, or schedule an appointment online today.