Teeth Whitening

Professional Teeth Whitening in Billings

teeth whitening in Billings patient with white teethStains on our teeth happen, whether through disease, substances, or just age. Teeth simply don’t stay bright forever. Fortunately, there’s something we can do about it.

Billings dentist Dr. Neal C. Johnson, DMD not only offers teeth whitening services, but he provides many other options for creating white teeth so that you can choose the combination that works for you.

Professional Teeth Whitening Formulas

girl with white teeth from Billings MT teeth whiteningWith professional teeth whitening you can expect longer-lasting results. Store-bought systems are only able to provide a certain peroxide ratio and at The Billings Dentist we carry professional-grade teeth whitening formulas, which will get your teeth whiter, faster.

Our in-office teeth whitening treatments bring the highest percentage of peroxide, and therefore the fastest results. These formulas must be prepared and administered by a trained dentist and can have your smile several shades whiter in just one visit.

We also provide you with a take-home teeth whitening kit. Apply your whitening gel on your own schedule, and in your own home. These trays still provide a high concentration in their peroxide formula but are prepared to be safely and effectively used at your convenience.

Teeth Whitening Options

At The Billings Dentist we offer several brand choices for teeth whitening so you can choose the options that best fits your needs.

Opalescence Whitening Gel

The whitening gel used by Opalescence contains both potassium nitrate and fluoride, which help protect and strengthen sensitive teeth. We can also tailor the strength of the treatment to fit your needs. Finally, Opalescence works fast, often requiring only one or two sessions.

At-home Teeth Whitening Kits.

For those patients who prioritize flexibility and convenience, we offer professional-grade take-home teeth whitening kits. These kits will include a whitening agent and custom trays that are designed to evenly distribute the whitening gel and protect your gums. We’ll give you detailed instructions on how to use these kits, and you should see results within days.

How Teeth Whitening Works

Most teeth whitening systems are peroxide-based. Peroxide breaks down inside your mouth, forming water and oxygen. It’s the oxygen molecules that do the heavy lifting in these processes.

Oxygen atoms are quite small. They are able to get deep into your teeth, where they can reach any staining. Once there, the oxygen reacts with the stain molecules. This breaks them down into much smaller pieces and essentially changes their chemical structure. No more stain molecules give you whiter teeth.

Olivera patient after photos at The Billings Dentist
Olivera patient before photos at The Billings Dentist

Call Our Office

If you want white teeth, give us a call! Whatever combination of whitening choices you prefer, our office is glad to provide effective service and answers to all of your teeth whitening questions. Call us today for more information, or to schedule an appointment.

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