About Teeth Whitening
We’ve all dreamed of a pearly-white smile, free from flaws and disease. In Washington, DC, our team at City Smiles DC is devoted to helping you maintain a brighter, more flawless smile through our in-office teeth whitening treatments with our board-certified dentist, Dr. Stuart Ross. Safe and effective, our teeth whitening treatments with Niveous Professional Tooth Whitening will give you a gorgeous smile.
Why seek a brighter, whiter smile? For most, it’s purely for aesthetic reasons. A confident smile and outlook can take you a long way, and it can all start with the appearance of your teeth. Studies have shown that most people look more favorably on individuals with straight teeth and a bright smile. Teeth whitening can bring about a renewed confidence, brightening your appearance along with your teeth. Many of our patients in public-oriented careers, report to feeling more confident about their smiles when giving speeches, presentations, or meeting clients and fellow politicians now that they have whiter teeth. Let us help you make a great a first impression with teeth whitening. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Ross, and discover your candidacy for teeth whitening.
"I haven't been to this office, but I had my invisalign done in Boston by Dr. Olga Spivak, who recently moved to City Smiles in DC - so I trust it must be a great place. Dr. Spivak guided me through the occasionally challenging process of fixing my bite, with an excellent result. I come from a heritage of terrible teeth so not an easy job. She's a great mix of kind and thoughtful with effective and pragmatic. A friend but also highly professional, both with clients and fellow staff. Wish she hadn't left! For the record, I asked for her new office so I could post a review, and I write them seldom. Totally unsolicited."- C.B. / Google / Mar 06, 2019
"Dr. Ross and his team are amazingly warm and friendly. They instill a sense of comfort in their patients and do all they can to make sure you understand your different options."- A.H. / Google / Mar 04, 2019
"I just returned from City Smiles and I can't express how happy (and relieved) I am with Dr. Ross and his wonderful team. I'm another one of those terrified about going to the dentist and neglected my teeth for far too long. When I had a major problem last Friday night, my husband (who has been a long-time patient) called Dr. Ross, who fit us in when he didn't have office hours on Saturday. He took his time to explain everything to me and did not make me feel neglectful or embarrassed. His bedside manner is the best I've seen with any doctor. Today, he and Deneen and Ashley took excellent care of me and I know I'll be a regular patient going forward. I can't recommend them highly enough. Thank you Dr. Ross and everyone at City Smiles!"- J.B. / Yelp / Feb 11, 2019
"Semi-Annual Cleaning Appointment - I have been coming to see Dr. Ross and his team for 28 years and have enjoyed every minute of the experience. I hope he will be around for another 28 years"- R.M. / RateABiz / Feb 08, 2019
"Highly, highly recommend City Smiles! Dr. Ross was so personable and thoroughly explained his process. He was very informative and answered all my questions. The staff was incredible as well. Very helpful in regards to insurance questions and dealing with the insurance provider."- M.S. / Google / Jan 24, 2019
What to Expect
Before starting any teeth whitening treatment, a thorough examination is conducted by the dentist to assess the patient’s mouth, including the condition of the enamel. Based on the exam, the appropriate method is discussed with the patient and chosen. It’s important for patients to understand that if enamel is in overall poor condition, the teeth will be too sensitive for teeth whitening to work. The dentist may recommend porcelain veneers, which achieves teeth whitening by bonding a custom-made veneer over the natural tooth. For patients whose mouths are in good condition, there are several teeth whitening options available.
While no teeth whitening option is permanent, results can last several years. The results of laser treatments last the longest at 3 – 4 years. In some cases, results can last more than 5 years. With in-home treatments, patients can expect results to last a couple of years. Whitening is extended through proper care such as regular brushing with recommended toothpastes, flossing, and appropriate mouthwashes. Regular check-ups should be part of this routine, since regular professional cleanings can remove plaque and tartar. In addition, patients should limit foods and drinks like berries, tea, coffee, and soda that stain teeth.
Several factors determine the cost of teeth whitening such as the whitening method used, number of treatments needed, and the patient’s desired whiteness of the teeth. The dentist can provide further details on all costs involved during the consultation.
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Interested in Whiter Teeth?
If you’re looking for that million-dollar smile, you are only a phone call away. Give our office a call today so we can schedule your consultation with Dr. Ross to help you find the best solution to get you that whiter, more brilliant smile.