Internal Bleaching

Internal Bleaching—Brighten Your Smile From The Inside Out

Let us help you reclaim the radiance of your smile with our specialized treatment.

At Laguna Endodontics, we understand how important a bright, confident smile is to you. Sometimes, teeth can become discolored from the inside due to injury or past root canal treatments, and conventional teeth whitening methods may not work. That’s where internal bleaching comes in. Our experienced team of endodontic specialists is here to provide you with this effective treatment, helping restore the natural brightness of your smile.

Internal bleaching is a specialized procedure aimed at whitening teeth from the inside out. While it might sound complex, rest assured that our team is here to guide you through each step, ensuring your comfort and understanding. We’ve put together some essential information to help you understand what internal bleaching involves and why you might need it. Contact our Elk Grove, CA office today to schedule a consultation, and let us help you restore your smile and your confidence!

What Is Internal Bleaching?

Internal bleaching is a tooth whitening process used specifically for teeth that have become discolored from the inside, often due to injury, disease, or previous root canal treatments. Unlike traditional whitening procedures that whiten teeth from the outside, internal bleaching works from within the tooth. This involves placing a safe, effective bleaching agent inside the tooth to remove discoloration and restore the tooth’s natural appearance.

Who Needs Internal Bleaching?

Internal bleaching is usually recommended for patients who have undergone a root canal procedure and have noticed a subsequent darkening of the treated tooth. It can also be used for teeth that have been discolored due to injury or trauma, causing internal bleeding that stains the tooth from the inside. If you have a tooth that has become discolored internally and it’s affecting your smile, internal bleaching could be an ideal solution.

The Internal Bleaching Procedure

The internal bleaching procedure is relatively straightforward and is carried out in a few steps:

  1. Access preparation: The endodontist will create a small opening in the back of the discolored tooth.
  2. Bleaching agent application: A safe, effective bleaching agent is then placed inside the tooth, and the opening is temporarily sealed.
  3. Bleaching period: The bleach is left in the tooth for a period ranging from 30 minutes to a few days. During this time, it effectively lightens the tooth’s color.
  4. Final assessment: You’ll return to the office, and if the desired level of whitening has been achieved, the bleach is removed, and the opening is permanently sealed.

The Benefits Of Internal Bleaching

Internal bleaching offers several benefits. It can significantly improve the appearance of a discolored tooth, helping to restore your confident smile. This procedure is minimally invasive and is usually completed in a couple of visits, making it a quick solution for internal tooth discoloration. Additionally, with good oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups, the results of internal bleaching can last for several years, giving you a brighter, whiter smile for the long term.

Restoring Smiles, Renewing Confidence

Our experienced team at Laguna Endodontics has extensive training in internal bleaching procedures, ensuring effective results and an easy, comfortable process for our patients. We prioritize your well-being and satisfaction throughout the treatment and aim to surpass your expectations for comfort and results. If you’re considering internal bleaching to brighten your smile, we encourage you to contact our Elk Grove, CA office today!

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