Teeth Whitening Specialist

Dana R. Boehm, DDS

Cosmetic & Family Dentist located in Spring, TX

While daily brushing and flossing are essential for your oral health, they probably don’t do enough to whiten your teeth. But at the office of Dana R. Boehm DDS, near the Klein and Champion neighborhoods of Spring, Texas, you can get started on an in-office Philips Zoom!® professional teeth-whitening treatment and get the gleaming smile you desire in a single visit. Book your teeth-whitening appointment online or call to schedule over the phone.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

What causes teeth stains?

Yellow, gray, or otherwise discolored teeth can occur for a variety of reasons, including inherited traits. If your teeth aren’t as light and bright as you’d like, it could be due to:

  • Tobacco use
  • Certain prescription medications
  • Foods with color pigments, such as berries
  • Coffee, tea, red wine, or other dark beverages

It’s also normal for your tooth enamel — the outer layer of your teeth — to thin out over time as you get older. This causes the underlying dentin, which is more yellow, to shine through. 

What can I expect from a teeth-whitening treatment?

No matter what’s causing your discolored teeth, or how severe the staining may be, professional teeth-whitening treatments from the office of Dana R. Boehm DDS can help. Teeth-whitening treatments with the revolutionary Philips Zoom! platform have been proven to whiten your teeth by up to eight shades, often in less than an hour. 

During your teeth-whitening treatment, your dental hygienist places a retractor in your mouth to pull your lips and cheeks away from your teeth. They then brush on the whitening solution, which is rich in hydrogen peroxide.

Once the whitening gel is on your teeth, your hygienist uses a specialized light to help the solution penetrate even deeper to break up stains. After 15 minutes, the hygienist checks your teeth and compares them to a shade guide. 

This process is repeated — applying the whitening gel and light — two or three more times as needed until you reach your desired shade of white.    

How long does teeth whitening last? 

Professional teeth whitening with Philips Zoom! is known for providing lasting results. As long as you brush and floss daily, continue getting twice-a-year teeth cleanings, and avoid stain-causing foods and drinks as much as possible, you can experience dramatic whitening results for months or even years.

Dr. Boehm and his team want to ensure your whiter teeth last for as long as possible. They offer Philips clinical-grade home whitening kits for purchase, including the NiteWhite® and DayWhite® treatments. Dr. Boehm can even get you set up with a professional-grade Philips Sonicare® toothbrushes to help remove surface stains daily. 

Schedule your teeth-whitening appointment at the practice of Dana R. Boehm DDS today. You can conveniently book a visit either online or over the phone.