Teeth Whitening for a Dazzling, Memorable Smile

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The van Zyl Center for Advanced Dentistry, located in Collierville, TN, offers teeth whitening solutions for patients who desire a brighter smile. We offer both in-office and take-home treatments. Dr. van Zyl helps each patient decide which method will work best for their whitening needs.

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Bright, white teeth are a key characteristic of a beautiful smile. Dr. Ettienne van Zyl offers in-office and take-home teeth whitening treatments at his practice serving the greater Memphis, TN, area. During a consultation, you and Dr. van Zyl will determine which method is the best match for your needs and your schedule. To learn more about how our teeth whitening treatments can enhance your smile and boost your confidence, contact our Collierville office today.

The KöR® Whitening Procedure

Our in-house treatment uses KöR® Whitening, a three-step system. The first step involves using a custom at-home whitening kit for two weeks to prepare the teeth for the in-office treatment. Next, patients undergo a single hour-long treatment at our offices. This is followed by two more weeks of at-home treatment to achieve the full extent of whitening. 

Benefits of KöR® Whitening

There are a wide variety of teeth whitening treatments on the market today. Many patients choose KöR®  Whitening when they consider:

  • KöR®  Whitening can lighten teeth by up to eight shades
  • There is little to no tooth sensitivity during and after treatment
  • The procedure is quick and simple
  • It is a very effective treatment, even for deeply stained teeth
  • It is highly rated by dental journals

Following KöR®  Whitening treatment, Dr. van Zyl will provide you with important tips for maintaining your results. In general, dedicated daily brushing and flossing, along with regular checkups, can help you avoid recurring dental stains.

At-home Bleaching

Dr. van Zyl also offers at-home whitening requiring no in-office treatment. As with the KöR® system, the patient receives custom dental trays, which will evenly distribute professional-grade bleach over the surfaces of the teeth. The trays are worn 30 minutes to two hours a day for two weeks. During your consultation, Dr. van Zyl will provide detailed instructions for proper at-home use.

Candidates for Teeth Whitening

Virtually anyone wishing to enhance the appearance of their smile can benefit from teeth whitening. Teeth whitening candidates:

  • Are over the age of 14.
  • Wish to address dark coloration caused by genetics, medications like tetracycline, aging, smoking, or drinking dark-colored beverages like wine, coffee, or tea.
  • Plan to undergo a smile makeover.
  • Need a restoration such as a crown, or plan to receive a porcelain veneer. We can customize your restoration to match your bright new smile.

Find The Right Treatment For You

White teeth can make you feel more confident about sharing your smile with the world. Whether you have minor or severe discoloration, we have the whitening treatment to meet your needs. Reach out to our practice today and schedule your consultation to learn more about this and other cosmetic dentistry treatments.

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