Facts About Teeth Whitening


Teeth whitening procedures help lighten teeth and eliminate stains and discoloration. Whitening is amongst the most popular cosmetic dental processes because it can significantly improve how your smile. It is a process that restores the natural color of the teeth, or in numerous cases, just improves the color of the teeth to a whiter shade. There are many teeth whitening methods offered at Bluebonnet Dental Care - Mandeville and over the counter.

Our dentist at Bluebonnet Dental Care - Mandeville in Mandeville,Louisiana works with several teeth whitening products and teeth whitening kits to divers. Recommendations are given based on your particular needs. Overuse of whitening gels can cause damage to tooth enamel and gums. Since there are many cautions to be taken with all of these procedures, it is suggested that our dentist performs them.


This teeth whitening procedure can lighten a patients teeth by several shades, in just one visit. The bleaching gel is activated by a laser, giving the patient the quickest results of all teeth whitening processes. Laser teeth whitening can also resolve issues such as gum disease and tooth decay. However, laser whitening is not recommended to everyone, so it is suggested you consult with our dentist.

Kor Teeth Whitening Gels

There are three types of Kor teeth whitening gels, Kor Max, Kor Ultra, and Kor Ultra-T. All these gels give instant results and they differ on the basis of concentration. Kor is designed for patients who have a serious degree of discoloration on the teeth.


Zoom whitening is an in-office treatment in which is known for its ability to quickly whiten any set of teeth with discoloration.


BriteSmile is a form of laser dentistry. After a thorough teeth cleaning, a gel is placed on your teeth for three intervals of 20 minutes. A blue light is then positioned over your teeth to activate the Whitening components within the gel.

Biolase-ezLase 940

While other lasers might increase the temperature of the oral tissue causing patients some discomfort, Biolase does not do that. Biolase keeps the patient comfortable by producing less heat because of its 940nm wavelength that has been especially designed for dentistry.


Dash uses hydrogen peroxide whitening gel, but unlike other whitening gels it does need to be refrigerated. The kit contains all the equipment needed for the procedure, as well as a syringe with a gel that is used in the case the person experiences sensitivity after the treatment.

EZ White

EZ White is an innovative treatment administered by our dentist. Many choose this particular treatment, as it can brighten your teeth several shades just in the first session. This treatment does not harm sensitive teeth during the whitening process.


Opalescence consists of custom made trays that our dentist specifically makes for you. This kit allows you to get professional whitening results in the comfort of your own home. This treatment is great for people who suffer from sensitivity in the teeth. It can also be worn for a minimum amount of time per day.

Venus White

This is another teeth whitening kit for patients to take home. Venus Whites gel comes in a mint flavor and is available in three levels of concentrations, i.e. 16%, 22%, and 35%.  Custom trays are recommended for this treatment.

No matter which process from the above stated list you select for teeth whitening, there is a chance that the peroxide in the whitening gels can get through teeth enamel and reach the soft layer of dentin. This might infuriate your tooth nerve and cause you temporary uneasiness. That is why our dentist will propose consulting, prior to any process.

Bluebonnet Dental Care - Mandeville in Mandeville,Louisiana can make sure that the teeth whitening procedure you are looking for is done with quality care. For any further questions, please feel free to contact our office today.