Our office will resume normal dental appointments on June 3. CLICK HERE to schedule online.

Our office will resume normal dental appointments on June 3. CLICK HERE to schedule online.

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening Options

With Spring right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about how your beautiful smile will shine in those graduation pictures and how you’ll feel attending all your spring weddings and parties.

A big question we get more frequently this time of year is “What are my options for teeth whitening?” or “What are your recommendations for teeth whitening?” Here’s the podcast episode I recorded regarding teeth whitening options.
Listen to the podcast episode I did about teeth whitening.

Teeth whitening basically comes in three different options.  I’ll tell you what those options are, the advantages and disadvantages of each teeth whitening method, and the relative cost for each procedure in my Shelby dental office at Great Lakes Dentistry. Here are the three basic options for teeth whitening that I recommend:

Podcast – Teeth Whitening Options


America’s Dental Expert, Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver of Great Lakes Dentistry in Shelby, discusses the options for teeth whitening to give you the beautiful smile you deserve.

Teeth-Whitening Can Make Your Smile Shine Again

You might not be aware of this, but the color of your tooth enamel is always changing. It’s common for your teeth to become stained or discolored over time. There are several factors that contribute to making your teeth appear dull or discolored.

For example, poor dental hygiene can also affect the appearance of your teeth. And certain drinks, such as coffee, tea, soda, and wine, can discolor your teeth, as well. The same goes for smoking and other forms of tobacco. Some medications or illnesses can discolor your teeth, and sometimes the culprit is simply the natural aging process.

But here at Great Lakes Dentistry, we enjoy helping our patients to regain a bright and healthy-looking smile once again. We offer a safe and effective service called teeth-whitening, which is a process that lessens the appearance of stains and discoloration of tooth enamel and dentin.

We offer two different forms of teeth-whitening: KöR Whitening and Zoom! Whitening.

Teeth-staining Food and Drinks to Avoid

We all like to indulge in the foods that we enjoy, but we want our teeth to be healthy and attractive as well. Do you know what foods and drinks are likely to erode your tooth enamel and leave stains? A good rule of thumb is that if it can stain your clothes or the […]