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

Here is some basic advice on tooth whitening from Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS:

First, we encourage you to visit our cosmetic dentistry office in Brentwood 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. Wells at Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS 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. Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS 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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood dentist when things go wrong with your over-the-counter tooth whitening solution. We recommend you begin with the experienced and professional professionals at Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS to get started with a tooth whitening solution that will give you the best tooth whitening results.

Our office is located at 105 Powell Ct Ste 101, Brentwood, TN 37027. 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 experienced dentist is available to discuss tooth whitening solutions, explain teeth 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. Dennis Wells, D.D.S., tooth whitening for the Brentwood community. Call us at 615-371-8878.