No matter how careful a person is about their oral health, stains on the teeth develop over time from food, drinks, and tobacco, making the teeth look darker and older. For a boost to their appearance and self-esteem, Scottsdale dentists Dr. Rod Gore offers the Opalescence tooth whitening systems to safely remove stains from their enamel and whiten their teeth several shades. Dr. Gore offers in-office whitening treatments which use potassium nitrate and fluoride (PF) to strengthen the enamel while whitening for stronger, healthier teeth.
For patients who want to remove stains inside the tooth pulp, which may appear gray or discolored from damage or decay, Dr. Gore also performs internal teeth whitening. To improve the appearance of the inside of the tooth so it can match the rest of the smile, Dr. Gore performs a root canal to remove the damaged pulp from the tooth. Once the tooth is cleaned, a white filling material is used to hold up the surrounding dental enamel and make the tooth whiter. For more information on root canal therapy, please see our Restorative Dentistry services.
HERE'S WHAT OUR PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY...
"Dr Gore and his team are top notch! I have absolute confidence in their ability to provide the best dental care out there. They care for my entire family from 3 years and up. My children love visiting their office...- M.M. / Facebook / Feb 01
"I want to take a quick moment and thank Dr. Gore and his team. For many years I have suffered from extreme anxiety regarding dental visits of any kind. I started to see Dr. Gore based on a referral from a...- N.J. / Yelp / Mar 08
"Fantastic service! Professional, high-tech, efficient service!"- K.C. / Yelp / Feb 01
"Best Scottsdale dentist is Dr. Rod Gore. I've experienced this many years and it's true each time I visit."- J.G. / Google / Feb 22
"I have now had several experiences with Dr. Gore's assistant Tricia. She is amazing. Dr. Gore may be the best dentist in Scottsdale right now but if Tricia decides to get a little more formal education he'd...- P. / SmileReminder / Jan 06
What to Expect
Opalescence Boost: an in-office whitening treatment that use 40% hydrogen peroxide bleaching gel to remove stains without lights or lasers in under 60 minutes.
To help maintain their results, patients can ask their dentist about the best home oral care routine, which may include Opalescence whitening toothpaste in addition to flossing and mouthwash. Dr. Rod Gore will talk to each patient about food and drinks that should be avoided or what can be done to minimize stains and maintain their new, bright smile.
Opalescence is generally not covered by dental insurance. However, our office offers financing and can take several forms of payment. The patient’s cost and financing options can be discussed during the patient’s consultation with the dentist.
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Erase Years of Stains
Anyone who looks in the mirror or at pictures of themselves and notices a duller, more yellow smile than they would like, is a candidate for Opalescence teeth whitening. You can schedule a consultation with the dentist to discuss your options and develop your teeth whitening plan for a brighter, more confident smile.