Teeth Whitening Specialist

Homa Shahriari, DDS -  - General, Cosmetic and Family Dentist

Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry

Homa Shahriari, DDS

General, Cosmetic and Family Dentist located in Northridge, CA & Encino, CA

The color of your teeth can have a big impact on your self-confidence. Many men and women are afraid to smile freely because their teeth are dark or discolored, but teeth whitening at Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry can change that. Homa Shahriari, DDS offers safe and effective teeth whitening options including both chairside whitening and a take home system for her patients in Northridge, California. Contact one of the two Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry locations to schedule teeth whitening via online booking or by phone now.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

Why are my teeth discolored?

There are many possible reasons for teeth discoloration. Some of the most common causes include:

  • The natural aging process
  • Medications, particularly antibiotics
  • Poor dental care
  • Regular coffee or tea drinking
  • Regular red wine drinking
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Use of chewing tobacco

For many patients, teeth discoloration is actually a result of multiple factors. No matter why your teeth aren't as white as you'd like, Dr. Shahriari offers powerful whitening solutions that can help.

What is the fastest way to whiten teeth, and does home treatment work?

The fastest option for teeth whitening is the chairside whitening available at Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Shahriari uses a professional-grade teeth-whitening solution to whiten your teeth in an hour or less.

Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry’s home option for teeth whitening includes a powerful whitening solution and whitening trays that you'll wear every day. With the home whitening option, you can expect to get results in a few weeks.

If your teeth are severely discolored or if you're looking to whiten your teeth to the max, you can do the chairside whitening followed by the home whitening option.

What are the advantages of professional grade whitening?

Many people wonder if the many over-the-counter whitening toothpastes, whitening strips, whitening mouthwashes, and other teeth-whitening products can work just as well as a dentist’s professional whitening treatment.

While you might notice a small amount of whitening with some of these products, it's rare to get a dramatic and truly noticeable change because the nonprescription products simply aren't powerful enough. A truly impressive result requires equally impressive professional-grade products.

A dentist’s chairside whitening and professional take-home whitening systems are also superior because their ingredients are safe for your gums. Many over-the-counter products don’t reveal all of their ingredients, and what’s in them often causes gum irritation and other problems.

Want to whiten your teeth with a professional system that really works? Book an appointment online or over the phone at one of the two Mirror Cosmetic Dentistry offices to get your gorgeously white smile!

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