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There are many advantages to whitening your teeth. Your smile will be much brighter and whiter, your appearance will be much more accepting, and even your social life can benefit greatly from the perception of optimum oral hygiene. Let our wonderful dentists at Vela Dental Centers Southside get you on track to a healthier and happier you.

If you are contemplating receiving teeth whitening treatments, there are three main ones to consider:

In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatments: In-office teeth whitening consists of getting professional whitening treatments done by your dentist. It is considered the safest and most effective treatment. In as little as one visit, your teeth can be whitened by up to ten shades. Additionally, your gums are at a much lower risk of damage as many in-office gels include gum protecting ingredients. The whitening trays have the greatest holds and can be custom-designed for your teeth.

Dentist-Provided Teeth Whitening Treatments for At-Home Use: Dentists-recommended products are a somewhat suitable alternative to in-office treatments. However, taking care of your own teeth whitening increases the risks of damage and decreases the effectiveness the product could have.

Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Systems: Over-the-counter whitening systems are the most unreliable. Many products on the market can be dangerous to your tooth enamel and your gums. Excessive use of some of these products can severely damage or weaken your teeth. Before using any over-the-counter products, it is best to consult with your dentist.

The dentists at Vela Dental Centers Southside want to give you the brightest whitest smile you’ve ever had. To schedule a whitening session with Dr. Ben Vela & Allan Ng, please contact us via phone at 361.994.4900. We can also be reached at our office in Corpus Christi, Texas. Come in today, and show off your better smile tomorrow!