Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening at White Family Dental is easy, painless and effective.

Cosmetic Dentistry has many levels. The most popular and one of the least invasive is professional teeth whitening at Lancaster County’s White Family Dental.

You can have a celebrity smile right here in Central Pennsylvania in just an hour. When you do so during the Springtime each year, you’ll spread smiles across the county.

                                                                                                                                                   Teeth Whitening is Fast, Easy and Effective

Our professional Zoom! teeth whitening procedure is more effective than over-the-counter teeth whitening products. It’s the #1 requested professional whitening brand. We apply a gel solution to your teeth that penetrates the enamel and dentin to remove yellowing from smoking, coffee stains on teeth, and general tooth discoloration. Our procedure can whiten your smile by as much as eight shades. The gel is aided by our specialized light called a Whitening Accelerator. You’ll have a brighter smile in no time.

What Causes Yellow Teeth?Phillips Zoom brand Whitening Accelerator LED lamp for teeth whitening at White Family Dental

Your teeth may be discolored for a number of reasons.

Food and drink cause tooth discoloration.

Coffee, tea, soda and juices will cause teeth to yellow over time because they’re acidic. It helps to not sip them throughout the course of the day; and that includes lemon-water. (using a straw can reduce the damage) Always take a drink of pure water when you finish a favorite beverage to help wash away the acids that damage tooth enamel.

Tobacco stains teeth.

Many smokers have one or two teeth that are yellowed from cigarettes. Chewing tobacco causes damage to your gums, too. We know these habits are hard to break, but you can reward yourself with beautiful white teeth as inspiration to quit.

Too much Fluoride contributes to tooth discoloration.

A condition known as Fluorosis occurs when someone is exposed to a lot of Fluoride in municipal water systems during childhood. This may be improved with our teeth whitening procedure, too.

Medications affect tooth color.

Some common antihistamines, antibiotics, blood pressure medication and chemotherapy drugs may change the color of teeth by a few shades. Of course, it’s important to follow the advice of your physician and to take your medication as directed. We can whiten your teeth annually to keep the side effect under control.

Patient Testimonial praising Hygienist Alicia for a great job providing Teeth Whitening at White Family Dental

At-Home Teeth Whitening with Professional Results

The difference between over-the-counter teeth whitening products and our at-home teeth whitening plan is that we provide you with a professional level whitening solution and trays that are custom fit to your teeth. We provide you with clear directions on how to use the product and of course, we care. Whenever you have a question, just call us!

 

We’re Your Neighbors Who Care

A bright white smile can improve your life in many ways. We care about your appearance as well as your overall health. When you rely on us for advice and treatment, we’re thankful. We never pressure you to have a procedure that you don’t want; instead, we’ll give you every option available then let you decide which is best for you.

Call us today for an appointment!

 


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S K
S K

1 out of 5 stars

posted 2 days ago

I had a great experience until I told my dentist that I have a chronic pain condition and that I take pain pills. I'd had several serious issues with my teeth and read research showing a link between my condition and tooth decay.
I went there one more time for, I think, the third root canal I'd had in just a month or two. It took two hours and typically they try not to do more than an hour at a time. At the end, he told me he wouldn't be giving me pain meds. Every other time, they had. When he stepped out of the room, the dental assistant looked at me horrified and told me that I needed to tell him to give me some and she was completely shocked that he wasn't going to give me any after a two hour root canal. But he refused and said call if I really need them.
I was talking Tramadol for my Endometriosis, but it is not strong enough to deal with tooth pain. At that time, it had been nearly two years since I'd actually gone out to have fun as I'd been bedridden from my pain. It just so happened the day after my procedure, my husband and I had bought comedy show tickets and I desperately wanted to go. So I called and asked for a few pain pills because my tooth really started hurting the next morning. They agreed.
However, when I picked them up, the receptionist informed me that, "this is not a pharmacy" and they will no longer give me pain meds regardless of what procedure they perform. I was mortified as the whole waiting room listened... I just walked out and cried in my car. I'd never experienced that level of discrimination before.
A few days later I got a phone call from them. Suddenly, my pre-arranged monthly payments were no longer sufficient and I had to pay my balance in full before I could return. I'd just had Step 1 of the 2 Step crown procedure and asked if I could please just come in for that last appointment since I had just paid to do the first part. Nope, the second step wasn't immediately necessary so I could wait until my balance was paid.
I know this is a long review, but I'm hoping others who struggle with chronic pain will read this and know to go elsewhere. Hopefully others will feel the same way too. Discrimination of any type is not acceptable, especially in the medical /dental community. I was taking Tramadol, which is a step or two above Aleve- not near strong enough to help with tooth pain. I wish they would have gotten to know me first. They would likely be surprised to know I have my Masters in psychology, refused pain meds for the first three years of my chronic pain, and only wanted 5 pills max, just enough for a day or two and so I could go on a date with my husband for the first time in two years. Also, I really don't think anyone would pay for and go through a root canal for five vicodin or percocet. I've actually worked with addicts before I got ill and to be honest, feigning a need for a root canal would be counterproductive to the addict's need for the "no feeling" high. I'm so disappointed in them, as a person, patient, and therapist.
*I'm pretty sure Dr. White told the billing lady to call me and tell me that my payments were no longer acceptable. I believe he has been fully aware of what happened.
I am not contacting "you". This review was provided to help other people with illnesses or disabilities make an informed decision. No one with an incurable disease should have to face such immature and unethical behavior when seeking care.

No record? Wow... I didn't think you guys would stoop so low as to blatantly lie. And I'm pretty sure I'm not going to confuse the only dentist I've been to since I've lived in the state of PA.

Dyanne Wagner
Dyanne Wagner

4 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

Nice, people, Dr White very nice dr. I received
A call, saying after he n another dr discussed,
I was not a GOOD fit! To get a tooth pulled?
No explanation, except, my health history.
I was not encouraged, to say the least.
People, it is your decision, whether or not to
Pull ur tooth. Sometimes it does come down to money, $3,000 may glibly fly from some folk's repertoire, but for us not able to get able dental insurance, with our health plans,
Its a tossup. D.W.

Smiles n happy, peppy people, yes by all means , DO contribute to a positive dental
experience! I couldn't agree more. :)
Honestly, folks, I so wish those lovely qualities
could translate into cash. But reality, being
What it is, prevented my first plan , to save my tooth, then crown it. I just could not bear to
see my retired husband have to work so hard,
to pay for it. With a broken knee, I also have Post Concussive Syndrome, he takes care of me so well.The rest I still have no knowledge
of . Things are not always what they seem. :)

As matters turned out, he had been fed the
Wrong conclusion, by the first dentist's
Assistant. I straightened it out with the correct facts. We are ,^^^"friends" again. D.W.

Lindsey Wostmann
Lindsey Wostmann

5 out of 5 stars

posted 8 months ago

They have the most amazing and patient people working at the office. The work with any fear or worry you have. I will never go any where else... they are wonderful! Thank ya'll SO much!!!!

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