Teeth Whitening is the Quickest Way to Look Years Younger

As you get older, there are so many factors over which you have no control, but with today’s aesthetic technology, there are many things you can do to defy the aging process. When it comes to your teeth, a yellow or dingy smile could be contributing to your “looking older than you feel” appearance. Here at Legacy Dental Care in Ballwin, Missouri, we understand you want to look and feel your best at every age, which is why we offer the ease and convenience of in-office and at-home teeth whitening treatments.

While you may not have given a second thought to whitening your teeth as a way to turn back time, teeth whitening is the quickest way to look years younger.

Teeth age, too

Even if you take excellent care of your smile, your teeth still darken a few shades and appear yellower as you get older. This is partly the result of changes in the mineral structure of your teeth, and partly because of stains from the foods and beverages you consume over the years.

Coffee, tea, wine, and even blueberries and raspberries can leave stains behind on your teeth year after year. And of course, smoking certainly contributes to making your teeth look yellower and older before their time.

Professional teeth whitening easily and quickly restore your teeth to a more youthful shade of white and removes stains to make your smile whiter and brighter again, much as it may have been in your younger years.

Opalescence® Boost is a fast way to get whiter teeth

The expert family and cosmetic dental team at Legacy Dental Care offers men and women the convenience of Opalescence Boost — a safe, effective, fast way to brighten your teeth, either in the office or with an at-home whitening kit. When you visit us for an in-office teeth-whitening treatment, you can expect to have a more dazzling smile in about an hour.

Professional teeth whitening is a huge advantage over store-bought whitening options.

Many at-home teeth-whitening products take weeks to do their job. And some of these products also require a twice-daily application, while others require that you set aside 45 minutes a day for about a month to lighten your teeth a shade or two.


Who has that kind of time? That’s 22 hours versus just one hour for professional-grade whitening, and a younger-looking appearance as soon as you leave our office.

In-office teeth-whitening is a customized experience

Our expert dental team has the training and expertise to help you make the right choices when it comes to selecting the right treatment and the right shade of white. If you go too far, your teeth become artificially brilliant and look unnaturally white. Too little, and you won’t even notice a difference.

Additionally, if you have dental crowns or fillings that can’t be whitened, your dentist may be able to recommend a solution that ensures your teeth are evenly white rather than mismatched. Furthermore, professional, in-office teeth-whitening means your dental expert applies a special solution to protect your lips and gums from sensitivity during treatment, thus ensuring your comfort. This allows time for the active ingredients in the Opalescence gel to get to work lifting stains from the surface of your teeth without irritating your gums.

Professional-strength products make a difference in-office and at home

Over-the-counter teeth whitening kits often provide unsatisfactory results because the bleaching component, for safety reasons, is too mild to accomplish the lightening you require. Even if you choose to whiten your teeth at home for a more gradual approach to a brighter smile, you still get professional whitening trays and professional-strength Opalescence gel, along with professional guidance from the Legacy Dental Care team.

The simplest way to look younger, faster

Sure, you could have aesthetic treatments to smooth lines and wrinkles, but that sometimes takes several sessions before you begin to notice the results. With professional in-office or at-home teeth-whitening treatments, you can take years off your appearance with minimal effort and no downtime. Friends and coworkers may notice you have a more vivacious appearance, but they won’t necessarily know your secret.

A whiter, brighter smile is really that powerful when it comes to looking younger.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy anti-aging treatment that can turn back the clock on the aging process, schedule a visit for professional teeth whitening at Legacy Dental Care. Call our friendly team to request an appointment today.

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