Dentistry in Paradise
Kevin Miller, DDS
Dentist located in Santa Barbara, CA
Teeth Whitening is the most popular of all cosmetic dentistry procedures requested today. The team at Dentistry in Paradise in Santa Barbara, CA can help patients in Santa Barbara, CA and Goleta, CA get the whiter and brighter teeth they have always wanted.
Teeth Whitening Q & A
Why do Teeth Darken or Change Color?
There are a wide variety of reasons that teeth may darken or change color. The natural aging process may cause teeth to darken gradually. In many cases, teeth can get stained from regular coffee, wine, soda, or tea drinking. Smokers often experience a yellowing of the teeth due to nicotine exposure. Some medications like tetracycline may cause the teeth to darken, as well.
How Does the Take-Home Teeth Whitening Process Work?
During the initial appointment, the dentist will make impressions of the patient's mouth. These impressions can then be used to create custom fitted trays that will contain the whitening solution. Once the trays are fabricated, the second appointment will take place. During this appointment, the dentist will check the fit of the trays to make sure they fit snugly. The dentist will provide the patient with the whitening solution during this appointment, and will explain the proper routine for its use. Typically, the trays are filled with solution and worn twice a day for half an hour at a time. In some patients, the trays will instead be worn overnight for about two weeks straight. The teeth whitening process can be customized for each patient so that they can receive the whiter and brighter teeth they want.
How Does Sinsational Smile Whitening Work?
The Sinsational Smile whitening system is the fastest teeth whitening option available today. This whitening system takes just 20 minutes at the dentist's office. Patients will wear a comfortable silicone tray that contains whitening gel. An LED light is used to activate the whitening power of the gel, which is why patients can achieve a whiter smile in only a 20-minute session. After the treatment, patients are given a "smile extender" gel pen that they can use to brush on the gel at home to extend the white smile for as long as possible.
Major Insurance Providers Accepted
At Dentistry in Paradise, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed
Words from our patients
“Great dentist! I like the way Dr. Miller treats his patients. He is kind and friendly. He asks how the patient is doing throughtout the procedure."
"I not only view you as caregivers but truly as friends. I shall & will value all of you. You all are the best.”
“You all have been a major source of support for me. Thank you for helping me to stay on track.”
"A friend recommended Dr. Miller's office when I moved to Santa Barbara and needed a local dentist. The staff at Dentistry in Paradise is wonderfully friendly."
"Dr. Miller's work looked like the photos in the textbooks. I have been going for two years now and now my wife goes as well. "
"The whole place has a really inviting 'paradise' theme and the entire staff assuredly feels as if they are in 'paradise.'"