Teeth Whitening
in San Ramon, California

Pick up the phone today and call (925) 255-1070 to make an appointment with Dr. Garth Riopelle if you are looking for teeth whitening in San Ramon, California.

Teeth Whitening in San Ramon, California

The friendly team at our modern clinic prides ourselves on our ability to restore your teeth to their pearly white state. With a clean and comfortable clinic with amenities including a beverage bar and flat screen TVs in patient rooms, you are guaranteed to receive top quality care in the most comfortable environment.

What Teeth Whitening System Do You Use?

Dr. Garth Riopelle is proud to use the Opalescence whitening system, which has been the leader in teeth whitening for more than 20 years. Opalescence is a whitening system that can only be administered by dental professionals giving you the best professional results.

The system uses a gel containing either carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide to remove the intrinsic stains in your tooth. It also contains potassium nitrate and fluoride to help keep your enamel healthy during the whitening process. Different strengths of peroxide concentration are available and Dr. Garth Riopelle will assess which is the right one for you.

When Should I Get My Teeth Whitened?

Over time, and particularly for people who drink a lot of coffee and tea or smoke, stains develop on the teeth that are hard to remove with toothpaste. Discolored teeth are that way because of both extrinsic and intrinsic staining. Extrinsic stains are on the surface of the teeth and the use of mouthwashes and whitening toothpastes may remove some of these. Intrinsic stains, however, get deep into the microcracks in your enamel and can only be removed with tooth whitening.

If you want to restore your natural teeth to their bright, white state and improve your confidence in your smile, then tooth whitening is for you. Book a consult today to discuss your options with us. Be aware that only natural teeth will respond to tooth whitening.

Why Should I Choose a Professional Teeth Whitening Service Instead of an At-Home Kit?

Your dentist is an expert in oral health and can give you the best personalized treatment and advice on whitening your teeth and improving the quality of your smile. They will be able to come up with a whitening plan that suits your schedule to get you the level of whiteness you desire. Your dentist will also be able to help you to understand completely how the whitening process works and treat any issues with sensitivity that might come from the whitening procedure.

With an over-the-counter product that you use at home, results are not guaranteed and the process will take significantly longer. Over-the-counter products contain a much lower concentration of active ingredients which are not high enough to effectively whiten the teeth.

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Tooth whitening is a dental procedure with a very low level of risk associated with it. It works because the active whitening ingredients in the gel penetrate your teeth and break down the molecules that are leaving your teeth stained. Opalescence gel also contains potassium nitrate and fluoride which can prevent cavities, strengthen your enamel and decrease sensitivity.

One relatively common side effect of whitening is an increase in dental sensitivity. This is usually a temporary side effect that will go away after the whole process is completed. At your consultation, you will be advised of the best ways to handle this sensitivity.

Learn More About Teeth Whitening

WebMD: Teeth Whitening and Bleaching

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Catie N.

I recently moved to California, and have been searching for a good dentist. Having a trusted dentist is a must. I'm so glad I've found Dr. Riopelle! He is very thorough in his work, with new technologies that my crown was made in the office, in less than an hour I was out! The staff are wonderful and very friendly. Love the office space!
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Robert C.

Dr Riopelle has been my dentist of choice for years now. He and his fellow family member have me all covered in different areas of medical needs. He is kind and caring and has great follow up to make sure you are not in pain and any procedures that were done are satisfactory to me.
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Erin P.

Dr. Riopelle and his staff are AMAZING. After several bad experiences with other dentists Dr. Riopelle made me feel totally relaxed about the procedure he was going to do and talked me through what he was doing. His assistant, was so sweet and was very reassuring the entire visit. I couldn't be happier with my experience at Dr.Riopelles and I'm so thankful I can now continue going there. Plus, they are very affordable without dental insurance!
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