How Does Teeth Whitening Work?— Chicago Dental Experts

Statistics show that teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic service dentists provide. What makes this procedure so popular, and how does teeth whitening work? Our Chicago area expert, Dr. Jackson explains:

Teeth are covered by a hard, protective surface called enamel. This coating is porous and over time can permit various staining agents to work their way into teeth, resulting in yellowing and dark looking stains. Wanting to reinvigorate these smiles lacking in brightness and luster, patients are moved to pursue the effective solution of professional teeth whitening.

Our in-office whitening treatment focuses directly on removing these stains. Utilizing a specially formulated whitening solution, the bleaching chemicals brighten teeth by means of an oxidation process. This breaks down the staining compounds, resulting in a whiter, dazzling looking smile. This process is fast and highly effective. In fact, our in-office teeth whitening treatment can brighten teeth by numerous shades in a single visit to Dr. Jackson.

Feel free to contact us today if you have any further questions about any of our modern services, including professional teeth whitening. Here at the Chicago Center for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, we would be happy to assist you in boosting your pearly whites to an A+ in smile-ability.

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