Teeth Whitening in El Paso

Is Teeth Whitening Right for You?

There are many causes of discolored teeth. Namely, certain foods and tobacco tend to be the biggest culprits. Coffee, tea, red wine, and citrus foods can also contribute to tooth discoloration. If you regularly consume these products, this is where whitening can help. If you don’t consume these products, it may be in your genetics, or even certain antibiotics you’re taking. Exposure to high levels of fluoride and tetracycline can cause internal tooth darkening as well. This happens because of changes in the enamel and dentin. All too often, it is difficult to avoid these factors in everyday life.

Although stained teeth may not be harmful to your health, whitening services will definitely boost your self-image. With added confidence in your teeth, you will become more comfortable exposing your teeth!

Perfect for Weddings, Big Events, and an Overall Self-Esteem Boost

If you plan on undergoing teeth whitening procedures for special events, it is recommended that you do it at least a week in advance. This is because right after whitening, your teeth will be very bright and white. With time, the manipulation of the color pigmentation in the enamel will settle to a more natural, but bright shade!

Teeth Whitening FAQs

The procedure usually lasts no more than an hour and your dentist will also set some time aside to talk to you about caring for your teeth after whitening has been done.

If you are due for a cleaning, you should do this as soon as possible. You can even have it done on the same day as your whitening procedure. Cleanings are important as they work to remove plaque and tartar.

Some patients may experience sensitivity. If the whitening becomes too much, you can ask your dentist to wait a bit before applying the gel again.


For promising results, it is important that you avoid foods that stain teeth for at least 48 hours after the procedure, such as coffee, juices, wine, teas, berries, and foods with artificial coloring. It is also recommended that you refrain from smoking.


Why You Should Choose Professional Teeth Whitening

Getting professional teeth whitening done is one of the fastest ways to get rid of those stubborn stains you’ve been working at. You could spend your time and money on whitening pastes or on at-home kits and they still won’t meet the effective results that professional teeth whitening does. With professional services, a brighter smile is guaranteed.

Better than At-Home Teeth Whitening

Many people opt for at-home treatment kits to save money. However, these kits are not guaranteed to produce results. Many of these at-home treatments provide a more gradual, subtle result. If you opt for our in-office treatment, you will experience results much more quickly. Both home kits and teething whitening options that we offer use peroxide. However, our whitening methodology uses a higher percentage of peroxide and exposes your teeth for less time. Not only are the results more obvious and achieved faster, but they are also long-lasting! Our expert staff is qualified to do this procedure for you and deliver excellent results.

What to Expect

Our teeth whitening procedure is rather simple. Before you receive your cosmetic dentistry services, you will meet with your dentist to discuss preparation and costs. As you take the time to prepare, it is important that you use desensitizing toothpaste and mouthwashes prior to the procedure.

Then, the process can begin. Your dentist will apply a gel to your teeth and will use a laser after it has been completely applied. The light from the laser manipulates the oxygen in the gel, causing it to whiten the color pigmentation within the enamel. These sessions often require three to four rounds of whitening to ensure results.

Visit Us for A Brighter Smile!

At Lee Trevino Dental, we are proud to offer teeth whitening services. We know all too well how much of a nuisance discolored teeth can be, affecting the way we think about ourselves. After all, our smiles are often the first thing people notice about us. At our clinic, you can receive the cosmetic dental services you’re looking for, including general and pediatric services. Our in-office treatment is not only effective but also promises immediate results. With our state-of-the-art dental care, there’s no better place than Lee Trevino Dental!

Ready to Reinvigorate Your Smile?
Choose Lee Trevino Dental!

Our teeth whitening services offer a great boost to your smile, confidence, and overall mood. When you decide you want to schedule a whitening treatment, please give us a call. Our staff will be happy to schedule the next available appointment and answer any questions. 

Ready to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted? Don’t wait any longer. Schedule an appointment at our office today and we look forward to improving your teeth! We’re ready and willing to help you maintain your oral health. Call today!

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