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Teeth Whitening Specialist

Oasis Family Dental

Paula Skowronski-Adamiak, DDS

Family Dentist & Facial Aesthetics Specialist located in Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

Do you cover your teeth when you talk or hesitate to open your mouth when you smile because of stained or yellow teeth? At Oasis Family Dental in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, Paula Skowronski-Adamiak, DDS, offers professional teeth whitening with the Zoom!® in-office whitening system. Zoom! can transform your smile from dull to dazzling in under an hour. And if you’d prefer to whiten your teeth at home, you can get Opalescence® take-home kits. Discover your whiter, brighter smile today. Call to schedule an appointment or easily book online anytime day or night.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

What are the advantages of professional teeth whitening systems?

Professional teeth whitening systems like Zoom! and Opalescence deliver dramatic results in less time than over-the-counter teeth whitening products. That’s because professional teeth whitening treatments contain an advanced level of whiteners and proven formulas that you can’t get with store-bought toothpastes, gels, or whitening strips. Whether you want to whiten your teeth on your lunch hour in the dentist’s office or you prefer to whiten your teeth with an at-home kit, Oasis Family Dental has a whitening system to suit your needs.

Advantages of the Zoom! in-office whitening system include:

  • Removes years of stains quickly
  • Minimal tooth and gum sensitivity
  • Post-treatment gel for added protection
  • Closely monitored for safety
  • Whitens all teeth in a single treatment
  • Long-lasting results
  • Gentle and effective

The Opalescence at-home teeth whitening system offers the convenience of whitening at home with custom whitening trays. The Opalescence system lets you whiten teeth during the day or overnight and is fully customizable to your needs since it comes in various levels of concentration.

You can also select from different flavors so whitening your teeth is a pleasant experience.

How long does it take to whiten my teeth?

The Zoom! in-office whitening treatment takes about 45 minutes to get your teeth up to eight shades brighter by removing yellow and dark stains. Opalescence take-home whitening treatments brighten your teeth at different rates, depending on the level of tooth discoloration you have and the type of stains on your teeth.

Your dentist helps you decide the shade of white you’d like to achieve and then recommends the amount of time you need to use the whitening trays to achieve your desired results.

Typically, once you achieve your goals for a brighter, more beautiful smile, results can last up to a year or longer before you need a touch-up treatment.

Can professional teeth whitening remove all kinds of tooth stains?

Professional teeth whitening systems remove the most common kinds of tooth stains, including:

  • Red wine
  • Coffee and tea
  • Tobacco 
  • Dark sodas

Yellowing is a natural part of the aging process for your teeth, but the problem is often made worse by smoking, as well as the foods and drinks you consume. Professional teeth whitening kits address these common tooth stains so you can improve the appearance of your smile.

However, if your teeth are stained as a result of certain medications, whitening treatments might not deliver your desired result. If that’s the case, your dentist can recommend veneers instead of a whitening treatment plan.

Discover how white your teeth can be with an in-office or at-home whitening solution. Request an appointment online or call the office today.