Many people would like to achieve a brighter and more brilliant smile. With new breakthroughs in the dental field, the teeth whitening process has come a long way in recent years. Patients can choose from many different systems, from gels and UV light-assisted procedures in the dentist’s chair to advanced treatments that can be performed at home. Hartford cosmetic dentist Steven M. Balloch offers his patients a range of teeth whitening treatments including the state-of-the-art KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System. Many potential patients are interested in learning more about this advanced and powerful option.
What Makes the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System Different?
To understand what makes a teeth whitening system superior, you first need to have an understanding of how the process works. Different whitening systems may utilize different blends of chemicals and agents to achieve dramatic or subtler effects.
The KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System involves the use of an at-home teeth whitening kit and a professional in-office bleaching treatment. Prior to starting your teeth whitening treatment plan, you will visit our office to have impressions taken of your teeth. This allows us to create custom whitening trays to perfectly fit your teeth. You will then wear these form-fitting custom trays, which will be filled with the at-home whitening solution, for two weeks while you sleep. You will the return to our office for an additional in-office teeth whitening treatment.
The KöR Whitening System is unique because of its deep bleaching power - unlike many whitening treatments that only work on extrinsic discoloration or surface stains, KöR has the ability to lighten teeth with intrinsic discoloration from issues like tetracycline usage.
Are There Any Side Effects of the KöR Whitening System?
There are side effects that can be associated with any effective teeth whitening system, and the KöR system is no exception. Due to the nature of teeth whitening agents, some patients have noticed heightened sensitivity during the treatment process. This may occur in patients who have a history of tooth sensitivity, so if this is a known issue for you then you will benefit from discussing the issue with Dr. Balloch ahead of time. Still, according to KöR research, patients report that any sensitivity felt is very mild compared to other bleaching treatments.
One other point to keep in mind is that, like most teeth whitening treatment systems, the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System cannot change the color of dental crowns, porcelain veneers, or dental bonding. If any of your front teeth are artificial or bear a veneer façade, talk to Dr. Balloch about the possibility of replacement dental work to match your new smile once the bleaching process is complete.
Learn More about the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System Today
If you are considering teeth whitening, make sure you have all the facts before deciding on a treatment plan. By discussing your options with your cosmetic dentist, you can be sure that you are getting the best results possible. To learn more about the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System and whether it’s right for you, contact the cosmetic dentistry office of Steven M. Balloch DDS to schedule a consultation today.