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Products that claim to be “teeth whiteners” often have warnings of leading to gum tissue damage and tooth enamel loss and damage to gum tissue, and many people are suspicious of do-it-yourself teeth whitening in particular. While not all products to whiten your teeth at home are safe, we can help you choose a dentist-approved product to achieve your desired results.

Look for a DIY teeth whitener that has earned the Seal of Acceptance from the ADA to show it has been approved as being safe for consumers. However, this seal isn’t a guarantee that the product will be right for your smile, as every mouth is unique and may be sensitive to some products. A common side effect of some whitening treatments is tooth sensitivity, and it can be treated by ceasing the treatment for a while before trying again. If you develop severe tooth discomfort from treatment, discard the product and schedule a consultation with our dentist.

If you are looking for at-home teeth whitening options, we invite you to speak with Dr. Austin Babcock or Dr. David Bill about the ideal treatment to meet your cosmetic needs. We are pleased to offer take-home teeth whitening treatment that consists of a whitening gel and custom dental tray to wear over your smile during sleep. Typically, patients experience results in two to three weeks. If you have concerns about DIY teeth whiteners, our dentist can also provide an in-office whitening treatment to brighten your smile in as little as an hour, lightening your teeth as much as 10 shades.

If you would like to receive further information about teeth whitening in Sedona, Arizona, contact Sedona Dental Arts at (928) 282-1514 today to schedule an appointment for your whitening needs.