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By Green Valley Dental Center
December 11, 2018
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: Teeth Whitening  

Whiten your smile on your own time with this effective professional teeth whitening solution.

Teeth Whitening ResultsWho says the only way to get a whiter smile is to come into the dentist’s office? Sure, in-office whitening can certainly give you the results you want quickly, but our Green Valley, Henderson, NV, cosmetic dentists Dr. Brad Wilbur and Dr. Emily Ishkanian also believe that you should be able to get amazing and professional whitening results from the comfort of your own home without breaking the bank. This is why we are pleased to offer KOR professional at-home teeth whitening.

How does KOR bleaching work?

KOR offers one of the most effective and powerful ways to whiten your smile from the comfort of your own home. Tooth enamel is porous, which means that the bleaching gel is able to safely penetrate the enamel to break up stain molecules.

Our Green Valley, Henderson, NV, dentist will first take molds of your teeth. These molds will then be sent to a KOR dental lab where they will make customized bleaching trays that will fit perfectly over your teeth. The trays will be worn while you sleep for about two weeks, after which you will come back in for a final consultation to make sure that you are happy with the results.

How long will my results last with KOR whitening?

This is entirely up to you. While in-office whitening results can last several months and even up to a year or more if you continue to maintain good oral hygiene, if you decide to keep up with periodic home whitening care with KOR, you could end up with permanently whiter results.

Will at-home whitening whiten my dental crowns, fillings, or veneers?

This is a question we get often, since many people do at least have a dental filling. While KOR professional whitening is powerful and can get teeth several shades whiter in just two weeks (it can even remove stubborn stains caused by antibiotics), it will not be able to lighten artificial structures like crowns and fillings.

Are you interested in getting a whiter smile while kicking back and relaxing at home? Do you have an important job interview or special occasion coming up that requires a whiter smile? If you said “yes” then it’s time to call Green Valley Dental Care in Henderson, NV, to find out how KOR teeth whitening can help you.

By Green Valley Dental Center
October 13, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures

Find out the pros and cons to different whitening systems and discover which one is right for you.

When it comes to getting a whiter smile there are so many different ways to do it. You can try do-it-yourself whitening remedies and teeth whiteningmixes that you find on Pinterest, or you can use whitening toothpastes on a daily basis. But if you are truly looking to make dental stains vanish quickly then isn’t it time you turned to our Henderson and Green Valley, NV dentists, Dr. Brad Wilbur and Dr. Emily Ishkanian, for whitening treatment? Discover which whitening option is the best one for your needs.

Why choose over-the-counter whitening?

One of the main reasons may people choose to get commercial whitening products over professional methods is the price. While professional teeth whitening is certainly a fair bit pricier the results are worth it; however, for people who aren’t looking to spend much on their cosmetic dentistry they may find that OTC whitening products work just fine for what they need.

Another reason people may turn to this at-home method is because it doesn’t require visiting their Henderson and Green Valley general dentist. With people maintaining busy lives it can be challenging just to schedule your six-month cleaning let alone a special trip for cosmetic dentistry.

Why choose professional teeth whitening?

Of course, if you aren’t really strapped financially or if coming to our office is no big deal, then professional teeth whitening is certainly superior. No other system can get smiles several shades whiter in just one visit. If you want to get rid of surface stains and yellowing then you’ve come to the right place.

Here in our office our whitening gel has the highest concentration of whitening ingredients possible to achieve amazing results in a short amount of time. If you need to whiten your smile before a big date or job interview, then professional in-office teeth whitening is your best option.

Green Valley Dental Center is here to provide a full array of dental services to the Henderson and Green Valley, NV area. If you want to get professional teeth whitening or if you are ready to consider other cosmetic dentistry then it’s time to book your next consultation with us.

For those people who have dark or grey teeth, we are proud to work with KOR bleach company. Their system of bleaching has far surpassed any other technique I have seen in over thirty-five years of dentistry. Several parts of their bleach technique are unrivaled in the industry. When we order bleach from them, it arrives in a refrigerated package. Testing has found that bleach loses potency as the material is heated; imagine the harm when sitting in a UPS truck in a Las Vegas summer!! KOR's technique of making bleach trays is also unrivaled. If you REALLY would like your teeth lightened, ask us about KOR.

By Green Valley Dental Center
December 14, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Teeth Whitening  

How Can I Look Younger?

Teeth Whitening Can Renew Your Smile

Do you remember when you were in your twenties? Your teeth were white, shiny, and your smile dazzled everyone. As we age, our tooth teeth whiteningenamel becomes thinner and more transparent. In addition, the dentin, the layer underneath the enamel, becomes darker, so teeth will look darker and more yellow as time goes on.

There are many over-the-counter whitening products including toothpastes, mouth rinses, and whitening strips. Many of these only remove stains on the surface of teeth. These stains are often caused by coffee, smoking and red wine. Some of these products also have abrasive agents, which can damage tooth enamel.

The dentists at Green Valley Dental Center in Henderson, Nevada, have a more permanent solution to help whiten and brighten your smile. Drs. Brad Wilbur and Emily Ishkanian can help to lighten dull, aging teeth. They can offer various, more permanent solutions to take away what the years have done to your teeth.

Types of bleaching can include:

Chairside bleaching-a process of applying bleach to the teeth and utilizing a light or laser system to increase the effect of the bleach

Bleaching at home-a custom tray is made to fit your teeth exactly. You will be given a whitening agent containing peroxide which you place inside the trays. You will then wear these trays at home for a short period specified by your dentist.

Individual results of bleaching will vary, and occasionally, patients may experience some tooth sensitivity, but this is usually temporary. Fluoride applied to the teeth can help with the sensitivity.

Drs. Wilbur and Ishkanian at the Green Valley Dental Center in Henderson will be happy to discuss possible bleaching options with you. You owe it to yourself to look your very best, and a teeth whitening treatment can certainly help. Stop in at Green Valley Dental Center for a consultation. Get on your way to looking younger today!

By Green Valley Dental Center
February 21, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Teeth Whitening   Henderson  
Teeth WhiteningOver the years it’s common for, many people to lose the white, shiny color in their teeth, developing into a dingy yellow tint to their teeth.  The teeth whitening procedure can be very effective in lightening the color of your teeth by several shades, and results in whiter, brighter teeth for many.  There are several options for whitening your teeth, including in-office and at-home whitening.

In-Office Teeth Whitening in Henderson

Professional in-office teeth whitening performed by your cosmetic dentist is the most popular dental procedure in the world today.  Unlike at-home whitening systems that incorporate low-dose bleaching agents, in-office whitening takes place under carefully monitored conditions which allow for the safe, controlled, pain-free use of a relatively high concentration of bleaching gel.  With this, you can see whitening results immediately. 
Other advantages of in-office whitening include:
  • No other teeth whitening procedure produces faster results
  • The safest form of tooth bleaching
  • Gum and tooth sensitivity are more controllable
Stains that are best removed with in-office whitening are stains caused by aging, discoloration caused by the consumption of certain foods and tobacco use.  Over time, the teeth darken with a yellow, brown, green or grey cast.  If your teeth are yellowed, they seem to whiten most readily with the help of professional teeth whitening. 

Brighten Your Smile in Henderson with Teeth Whitening Kits

When used as directed, dentist-dispensed whitening trays and strips can even be more successful than in-office bleaching in the long run.  The key reason to at-home whitening success is their ongoing use and the fact that only small amounts of bleach remain within the tooth structure for up to 36 hours.  When a new dose of bleach is applied to a tooth that is retaining the previous day’s peroxide, the effect is greater.
Even though you can get over-the-counter whiteners without a dentist’s recommendation, if you over-use them or use them incorrectly, they can harm your tooth enamel and irritate your gum tissue.  Over-bleaching can also produce an undesirable bluish hue, chalky whiteness, or uneven results.  Supervision by Henderson dentists, Dr. Brad Wilbur and Dr. Emily Ishkanian can help prevent these problems. 
Teeth whitening results are subjective, varying considerably from person to person.  Before beginning your whitening process, consult your cosmetic dentist in Westchester County and Yonkers for a realistic idea of the results you are likely to achieve and how long it should take to achieve them.  Your expectations play a significant role in the teeth whitening process. 
To ensure the health of your smile, visit your dentists in Henderson at Green Valley Dental Center before choosing an over-the-counter tooth whitener and beginning the whitening processes.  As your Henderson, NV dentists, we can make the best recommendation based on your individual needs.