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Teeth Whitening in Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta, GA

Professional Teeth Whitening Treatments in Atlanta

Our Atlanta aesthetic dental practice offers gentle, efficient, same-day teeth whitening treatments for our patients who desire a beautiful white smile.

In many situations, whiter teeth provide a foundation for planning future cosmetic dental treatments, such as dental veneers, porcelain crowns, or dental implants. As the new restorations are designed by hand, we match them to the brighter, whiter shade of your neighboring teeth.

Benefits of a Whiter Smile

Whitening is an excellent cosmetic treatment on its own. If you’re looking to add a vibrant and youthful appearance to your teeth, then an in-office treatment is one of the best options to consider. Remove years of stain and natural discoloration from your smile in just one trip to our Atlanta dental practice.

Most people find that whitening their teeth helps them to feel more confident about their appearance. Feeling free to laugh or talk in front of others can have a significant impact on your professional and social life, not to mention your self-esteem.

Opalescence In-Office Teeth Whitening Procedures: What to Expect

For our same day teeth whitening treatments, we use Opalescence products; they’re gentler, safer, and work quickly for significant results when compared to other major brands.

Your entire procedure takes about 1-1.5 hours to complete. When you’re short on time or prefer not to whiten on your own at home, in-office treatments work best.

First, our Atlanta cosmetic dentist will record the shade of your natural teeth, so that we can measure the difference in pre- and post-treatment. Then, any superficial stains will gently be polished away.

A protective coating is applied to the gums to prevent any discomfort should the whitening gel come into contact with them. Next, the Opalescence gel is brushed onto your teeth. Because it’s activated as soon as it comes into contact with your enamel, there’s no need for a UV light. Stain particles are oxidized and lifted from your porous tooth structure in a safe and effective manner.

Finally, the gel is rinsed away to reveal whiter, brighter teeth. These steps are generally repeated 3-4 times, until the desired tooth color is achieved. As soon as you look in the mirror, you’ll see what looks like a completely brand-new smile. Same day treatments are perfect for:

  • Weddings
  • Graduations
  • Portraits
  • Making a great first impression
  • After completing orthodontic therapy
  • As part of your smile makeover
  • Re-entering the job force
  • Self-improvement

Take Home Professional Whitening Treatments

Some of our patients prefer to whiten their teeth in the convenience of their own homes. Our professionally fitted whitening trays are complimentary with your in-office treatment, to maintain optimum whitening throughout the years to come.

After taking an impression of your teeth, we create a custom whitening tray that looks similar to a clear retainer or orthodontic aligner. Apply a small amount of Opalescence prescription strength gel to the surfaces of the tray that come into contact with your “visible” smile. Then, insert the tray into your mouth and gently tap along each tooth to ensure that the gel is in full contact with your enamel.

Depending on the strength of the gel we prescribe, you can wear your trays for as little as 30 minutes per day, or sleep in them overnight. Then, remove your trays and clean your teeth and tray with a wet toothbrush to remove residual gel.

Opalescence take-home whitening treatments keep your teeth white, with simple touch- ups after your routine cleanings. Or, you can alternately choose to whiten your teeth by using the product daily for 10-14 days without an in-house procedure. Each tube contains added ingredients to strengthen enamel and reduce the risk of sensitivity.

Get the Most Out of Your Treatment

To help your teeth stay white, we recommend:

  • Avoiding liquids that are known for staining teeth, such as red wine, coffee, tea, etc.
  • Scheduling regular dental cleanings
  • Touching up with your home kit every 3-6 months

Am I a Candidate for Atlanta Teeth Whitening?

Before any type of cosmetic treatment, it’s important to ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy. Structural damage such as decay or cracks in your enamel, or untreated periodontitis, are contraindications for whitening. Our Atlanta dentist will thoroughly assess your mouth to make sure it’s healthy enough before starting treatment.

If you have any existing dental work — such as porcelain crowns or white fillings — that are visible when you smile, these will need to be changed out after you whiten, so that they match your new tooth color. Because restorative materials cannot be bleached, they will continue to remain the same shade. That’s why we suggest whitening your teeth prior to performing any other types of permanent dental work toward the front of your mouth.

Teeth Whitening in Atlanta, GA

For over 30 years, our Atlanta cosmetic dentist has been improving the appearance of smiles just like yours. Find out how whiter teeth can help you look your best at that next job interview, class reunion, or when you re-enter the dating scene. Schedule an exam and consultation at Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry of Atlanta today to get started.

Posted on behalf of Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry of Atlanta

200 Galleria Pkwy SE, Suite 1830
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (770) 955-0550

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What Our Patients Says
Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry of Atlanta

4.9 / 5

Based on 136 reviews

Dr. Zelby was recommended to me by both my dentist and periodontist. I could not agree more. the kindness, caring, and professionalism that I experienced at Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry of Atlanta is above and beyond. I highly recommend Dr. Zelby, his assistants, and the staff. I couldn't be happier with my new teeth and wish I had done this years ago! five stars to you guys

Catherine W.

Everything about my experience was enjoyable. I felt like the practice used all of the most advanced and best technology out there which gave me a wonderful feeling of confidence. They were very professional and straight forward and I have never had a better dentistry experience. I'd highly recommend checking them out if you're looking for a new dentist. They're friendly and efficient and they really do know what they're doing there.

Meghan D.

Dr Zelby has been my dentist now for almost 17 years. Not only is he a really nice person, his dentistry is completely top notch. If you need any restorations, I don't think that there is another place to even consider. You'll be amazed with his work!

Brian S.

Dr. Levine was great, and Dr. Zelby stopped by and answered some questions I had about sheering forces on enamel. They were both very friendly, and the hygenist (whose name I forget, unfortunately) gave one of the most thorough cleanings I've ever had. The office was clean, the devices all seem shiny and well maintained, and overall it was a great experience

Benjamin S.

After going to another dentist, doctor Zelby was able to fix my front two teeth so that the front two teeth were back to the same length and color. I'm so thankful he was able to make them look normal again. Dr. Zelby and his staff are so pleasant to be around as well. I highly recommend this office if you have a major problem with your teeth that need to be fixed. He can get it done and he will make sure you are happy.

Carrie G.

I had been going to the same dentist for many years and switched to Aesthetic and Implant recently. My experience with Dr Levine was incredible. I cannot be happier with the decision I made. The cleaning and other services I received were well above and beyond any other I have ever had. Highly recommend this practice to everyone!

Matthew G.

Couldn't be happier! Absolutely worth the travel time. Dr Zelby is without doubt the best - caring, knowledgeable, reassuring and very professional. Couldn't ask for better dentistry. Staff also very competent and professional. Beautiful, clean environment

Diane W.

Megan is the best dental hygienist I’ve ever had. She does a phenomenal job keeping your teeth clean, is super nice, and makes you feel right at home. The whole staff is very friendly and I couldn’t recommend this place enough!

Vincent C.

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Cobb Galleria Office Complex, Building 200, Suite 1830


200 Galleria Pkwy SE, Suite 1830
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (770) 955-0550

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Monday 9AM – 5PM
Tuesday 9AM – 5PM
Wednesday 9AM – 3PM
Thursday 9AM – 5PM
Friday 9AM – 4PM

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