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As you age it’s not uncommon for your teeth to lose their luster, or suffer from significant staining problems. Dr. Mark A. Osenieks can help you find the best option for whitening your smile. The depth and degree of staining will go a long way towards influencing the options he recommends.

In most cases deeply stained teeth simply cannot be brightened by retail level whitening products. This is especially true if you use tobacco products on a regular basis. Fortunately, Dr. Mark A. Osenieks can administer a professional tooth bleaching treatment This is the safest and most effective way to get the bright white smile you’ve always wanted.

At the start of the bleaching treatment Dr. Mark A. Osenieks will protect your gums with a special gel or by installing a rubber dam. Then a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel is poured into trays that are inserted into your mouth. How long you need to hold the tray in place will vary depending on the depth of the stains to your tooth enamel.

Once this is done a special ultraviolet light might also be used to brighten your teeth further.

If you have questions or would like to learn more about how a professional tooth bleaching treatment can whiten your smile, please feel free to call Dr. Mark A. Osenieks’s office in Grand Rapids, Michigan at (616) 453-0002 to schedule an appointment.