You have many over-the-counter choices for teeth whitening in your home; however, they don't always do what they claim and you could wind up wasting your money and time. At the private practice of Dr. Troy Gombert, we supply professional teeth whitening by Lumibrite and Opalescence that can be performed in your home. Home kits for teeth whitening by fellowship-trained cosmetic dentist Dr. Gombert are secure and efficient systems to conveniently whiten your teeth and eliminate stains. Dr. Gombert builds your kit to satisfy your requirements and goals so that you can get your best results. Take-home teeth whitening kits use a whitening tray custom made for your mouth, accompanied by prescription-strength (32% carbamide peroxide) whitening gel available only from a dentist. The trays are thin, soft, flexible, and are made specifically for your teeth. They hold the prescription-strength whitening gel against the tooth while keeping it away from the gum tissue. If you're considering improving your smile with a custom teeth whitening kit, then get in touch with our office in Chandler, AZ to schedule an appointment.
"After living 45+ years with an imperfect smile, I knew it was time for a change. After weeks of research and then another couple of months of consulting with various dentists throughout the valley , I chose Dr. Gombert to perfect my smile. Well, the research paid off!!! Dr. Gombert took an old, imperfect smile and added his magic touch. His knowledge, experience, artistry, craftsmanship, attention to detail, "white glove" patient approach and expertise have given me not only an amazing smile (dare I say, a "celebrity smile"?), but a boosted jolt of confidence as well. Dr. Gombert and his staff are incredible and I can't thank them enough. I am a Dr. G patient for life!!!"- K.P. / Yelp / Jan 22, 2018
"Troy is the best. Since moving to Arizona I just couldn't find a dentist I felt confident in or comfortable with; to say I'm picky is an understatement. I was in need of a CEREC crown and Dr. Gombert was able to accommodate me in short order; I knew exactly what to expect upfront and he did a great job on my crown! Troy gets it. His staff is friendly and they make you feel at ease. I'm so happy I found him!"- T.V. / Yelp / Jul 05, 2017
"If I could design my dream dental office, it would be Parkside Dental Health. They just don't get any better than this! Great staff, wonderful technicians who care about your comfort, a doctor who IMHO is an artist, and the fact that I always leave with a smile on my face - knowing that I have just had the best dental care anywhere in the valley... Thank you Dr. Gombert and staff for doing what I never thought was possible: making my dental visits a pleasurable experience! RayB"- R.B. / Yelp / Jul 28, 2016
"Amazing, truly talented and an artist in his field. I recently had 10 upper veneers placed and this was my first experience with Dr. Gombert and his team. After months of research and multiple consultations, I chose Dr. Gombert for the procedure. His fees for the service were on the upper end (not outrageous and definitely inline with top board certified dentists) but, when it comes to my teeth and smile money wasn't my primary deciding factor. I confirmed he does use top of the line products and they are AZ local. I felt extremely comfortable with him from our first visit. He was honest about the results and, since it was strictly for cosmetic reasons, did offer other options that would be more cost effective if timing wasn't a concern. He gave me all the disclaimers up front as far as preparation, treatment, timeline, pain factor and answered every question and concern I had very truthfully. After both procedures, he called me to see how I was feeling, both on Friday night and Saturday. He is just all around a very nice and caring man. In addition, his staff was beyond warm and welcoming. On my first visit to the office, the front desk ladies greeted in a friendly manner, almost as if I was a client for years. Lori was very lively and put me at ease when signing off on thousands of dollars for cosmetic work. Most of his staff have also had work done by Dr. Gombert and they all look beautiful. The office is very clean and inviting with a waiting room stocked with Keurig coffee and bottle water. The experience was just a bonus, my results were way beyond my expectations. I'm truly grateful to Dr. Gombert for his amazing work on my smile. I will be a client now for life!"- M.P. / Yelp / Apr 19, 2016
"Troy Gombert is outstanding. He works with great finesse and a delicate touch, and the quality of work is second to none. If you've ever had a dentist who is rough with your teeth then you'll appreciate this. His staff are also first rate, friendly and highly skilled. He's had the same hygienists for the 5 years or so that I've been going there, and they do a wonderful job. You can't go wrong with Troy."- B.W. / Yelp / Jan 07, 2016
When you would like to improve your teeth in the convenience and comfort of your house, Dr. Gombert can suggest a personalized home whitening. Your smile can seem dull or have dark and yellow stains that have built up over your lifetime. You might have attempted store-bought whitening products, but found them uncomfortable, ineffective, or harmful to your teeth. At our practice, the potency of the Lumibrite or Opalescence whitening treatment chosen will be customized to suit your personal wants and needs, therefore it's an excellent alternative if you have sensitive teeth. Home teeth whitening might be used by itself or following a professional whitening procedure to enhance your results.
What to Expect
Your Lumibrite or Opalescence home teeth whitening kit will be created by Dr. Gombert with a whitening product and mouth trays. Dr. Gombert will start with an examination. He needs to make sure there are no defective fillings, open cavities, or undue sensitivity in the teeth. After the examination, a member of our team will take impressions of your teeth to fabricate custom-fitted bleaching trays. These personalized dental trays make your treatment more effective as well as providing a closer, more comfortable fit than one-size-fits-all dental trays. As soon as your kit is prepared, a member of our team will discuss the instructions necessary for every treatment, such as how long and how frequently to use your treatment. Instructions should be followed very closely to receive optimal results.
Results will be dependent on the formula of the bleaching gel, your starting tooth color, and how frequently you apply your whitening kit. As soon as you attain your desired color, you can quit using your home treatments. For result maintenance, you need to keep an excellent oral hygiene regimen and implement lifestyle changes, such as not consuming staining foods, drinks, and tobacco products. Also, you ought to schedule twice yearly professional cleanings at our dental practice so stains will be polished, plus annual dental examinations so we can check on your general dental health. You should keep your trays clean and in a secure place, so in the event that you would like to resume your home treatment, you would just have to buy more bleaching gel.
Teeth whitening is an aesthetic treatment, so it's generally not covered by dental insurance. At your appointment, Dr. Gombert will discuss your price quotes based on your choices, go over payment methods we accept, and provide info on where to find medical financing.
Is Teeth Whitening Safe?
Whitening is a safe, effective, and relatively simple means of producing a whiter smile. We offer several options for whitening your teeth.
In-office bleaching — A bleaching solution is applied to your teeth and is activated by heat and light. This in-office procedure typically lasts 30 minutes to one hour and significantly whitens teeth after only one visit. Although stubborn stains may require another visit, results generally last for years and can be maximized with regular dental hygiene.
At-home bleaching — During a visit to your dentist, you will be given a whitening gel and fitted with a custom-made whitening tray. Once you return home, you apply the gel to the tray and wear it for two to three hours per day for two or three weeks. Even with today's advanced whitening techniques, not everyone's teeth will whiten with the same results.
Home Teeth Whitening
By using home teeth whitening by Lumibrite or Opalescence, you are able to personally and comfortably brighten and improve your smile in the comfort of your own home. Whitening kits allow anyone to have the confidence a bright smile can provide. They remain the most cost-effective method of brightening your smile. With professional whitening gel and a personalized treatment program, your home kit will be made by Dr. Gombert to satisfy your wants and cosmetic goals. To find out more information on your teeth whitening choices, schedule an appointment at our office in Chandler, AZ.