Teeth Whitening / Bleaching

Teeth whitening also known as tooth bleaching is a process by which a gel is used to break up the staining on the enamel of the tooth.

Teeth can turn dark for the following reasons:

  • Age
  • Tobacco Use
  • Staining Food & Drink such as coffee, red wine
  • Trauma or dental injury to a tooth
  • Medications
  • Poor dental hygiene
  • Chemotherapy and Radiation

Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Dentures

Does whitening work on all teeth?

No, whitening will not work on all teeth. Therefore, it is important that a dentist evaluate your unique situation. Bleaching agents are more effective in alleviating certain shades of discoloration more than others. More severe discoloration will require either veneers or crowns to mask the shade.

Will bleaching agents whiten dental restorations?

No, bleaching agents will not work on crowns, caps, fillings, or veneers. The color of these restorations can only be altered by replacing them.

Should I Bleach my teeth before or after my dental restorations are placed?

Tooth bleaching should always be done prior to any veneers, bonding, fillings, caps, or crowns. In this manner the dentist can predict and control the final shade of the restoration.

What are my whitening solutions?

At El Barrio Dental Studio, we offer two different two different types of take home bleaching kits, that are budget friendly. The dentists at El Barrio Dental Studio will discuss them with you.

Can I bleach my teeth if there are sensitive?

Each individual situation is unique and will have to evaluated by a dentist. There are different strengths of bleaching gels that can be used, with a combination of sensitive toothpaste.

How much does bleaching cost?

At El Barrio Dental Studio, bleaching ranges from $86 and above, depending on one’s needs.

Call El Barrio Dental Studio today at (212) 369-0680 to schedule a consultation.

Our Location

El Barrio Dental Studio

181 E 104th St, New York, NY 10029
(Near the #6 train on 103rd Street)

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  • Monday: 2pm – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 6pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 6pm
  • Friday: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 2pm (2 Saturdays a month)
  • Sunday: Closed

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