Effective Holiday Teeth Whitening from Dental Group West

December 10, 2014

118462997Would you like to impress your family and friends this holiday season with a dazzling new smile? If you want a teeth whitening treatment that works effectively the first time, and won’t irritate your sensitive teeth and gums, you should make an appointment with Dr. Thomas, Dr. Poole, or Dr. Weisenburger at Dental Group West today. Their take-home teeth whitening trays are easy to use and can whiten your teeth by several shades before your next holiday gathering. Dental Group West proudly serves patients throughout Toledo, OH, Bowling Green, Sylvania, Oregon, Perrysburg, and the surrounding communities.

Holiday Teeth Whitening Options: Which Is Best?

  • Teeth Whitening ToothpastesTeeth whitening toothpastes can’t deliver on their teeth whitening promise. These toothpastes don’t contain the bleaching agents necessary to whiten your enamel. They can only polish away the shallow surface stains you may acquire during the day. If you do choose to use whitening toothpaste, it’s best to do so as a way to maintain the whitening results of a more effective treatment.
  • Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Products– These products can come in many varieties including whitening strips, gels, rinses, or whitening trays. However, it can take many weeks of daily use for these treatments to have the same whitening effects of professional whitening products. Additionally, these products contain harsh chemicals that may irritate your teeth and gums.
  • Professional Take-Home Teeth Whitening– Dental Group West offers a quick and easy professional teeth whitening solution with their take-home whitening trays. These customized trays can be worn at home at your leisure, and will effectively whiten your teeth without causing gum discomfort or irritation.

Holiday Teeth Whitening Appointments in Toledo, OH

In some cases, deep staining and severe discoloration may need to be treated with dental veneers or dental bonding. Only an experienced cosmetic dentist can make that determination. To avoid the frustration of using a teeth whitening treatment that doesn’t work, make an appointment with Dr. Thomas, Dr. Poole, or Dr. Weisenburger at Dental Group West today. Dental Group West proudly restores smiles throughout Toledo, OH, Bowling Green, Sylvania, Oregon, Perrysburg, and nearby areas.

Choosing Between Dental Implants and Dental Bridges

October 10, 2014

122421420A missing tooth can cause you to miss out on enjoying your life. It can affect your willingness to laugh and smile or eat the foods you love. To replace a missing tooth permanently, you have two basic choices, either a dental bridge or a dental implant. It’s important to get all of the facts before you make such a big decision as permanently replacing a missing tooth. A missing tooth should be replaced to protect your other teeth from moving, and to preserve your bone and jaw structures.The dentists at Dental Group West want to help you restore your smile in the least painful manner possible. Contact their Toledo office today to set up a Sedation Dentistry appointment to replace your missing tooth and restore your smile.

What are Dental Bridges?

A dental bridge is a frame with two attached dental crowns and a replacement tooth (pontic) in the middle. The crowns are fitted over the adjacent teeth of the missing tooth. To fit the crowns, the adjacent teeth must be shaved down and the pontic is positioned in the gap over the gums. Besides adversely affecting the adjacent teeth, dental bridges do not replace the missing tooth root which could lead to misalignment among the surrounding teeth and in the jaw bone.

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are small titanium rods that can be surgically inserted into the jaw to replace the root of the missing tooth. Once the rod is placed, a synthetic but realistic looking prosthetic tooth is attached. During the healing process the jawbone will grow around the implant, cementing it in place. The implant can completely replace the natural tooth in both form and function. Dental implants are more expensive than dental crowns, but are the more natural looking and feeling alternative.

Dental Group West Restorative Implants and Bridges in Toledo, Ohio

Whichever method of tooth replacement you choose, it’s important to go to a dentist that can not only perform the dental work needed, but employs a caring and comfortable approach. The dentists at Dental Group West can help you restore your smile using Sedation Dentistry techniques, which can eliminate the pain and anxiety of restorative procedures. Dr. Thomas, Dr. Poole and Dr. Weisenburger proudly serve patients throughout Toledo, OH, Bowling Green, Sylvania, Oregon, Perrysburg and the surrounding communities.

Welcome Summer with a Whiter Smile

June 16, 2014

shutterstock_192589115With summer just around the corner, many people are making sure they look their best for the summer season. Whether it is getting their hair done or they are in the gym getting their bodies ready for the beach, people are making sure they will be able to fully enjoy all the summer has to offer by feeling confident both inside and out. One thing people may be overlooking, however, is their smiles. There is no doubt you will reconnect with old friends and meet new ones this season, and making the best impression is crucial. Our doctors understand their patients wanting to look their best, and that is why they offer teeth whitening to their patients!

We offer at-home teeth whitening to our patients. This form of whitening is extremely convenient for our patients, and it is able to be done in the comfort and privacy of your home. We will provide you with everything you need in order to transform your smile. You will get custom made bleaching trays as well as the bleaching gel. The whitening gel we will provide you with is professional grade gel, so you are sure to receive the best results possible. All you have to do is simply put the whitening gel in the trays, and wear them for the allotted amount of time every day. You will see beautiful results in a week, and full, dazzling results in about two weeks!

With your smile brightened by six to ten shades, there is no doubt your smile will shine as bright as the summer sun this season! If you want to change your smile just in time for summer, make an appointment with our doctors at our Toledo, OH dental office today!

Contact our office in Toledo, Ohio today and schedule your appointment with one of our caring and experienced dentists. We are able to take care of whatever general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry need you may have! Our patient-centered practice warmly welcomes families from throughout Toledo and the surrounding communities, including Bowling Green, Sylvania, Oregon, Perrysburg, and more.

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