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Pasadena, CA smiles gleam with professional teeth whitening

A sparkling white smile radiates youthfulness and oral health. You can get that look safely with professional teeth whitening at Pasadena Prosthodontics and General Dentistry in Pasadena, CA.

How whitening works

A woman with a white teeth and perfect smile

Teeth look pearly-smooth, but their surfaces are covered with tubules – microscopic channels that extend through enamel to the yellowish dentin layer underneath. A medical-grade peroxide formulation for whitening penetrates tubules, loosening and lifting pigments that tarnish your smile as it oxidizes. Professional whitening returns teeth to their original color, and with continued use can bleach enamel to a brighter shade. This is especially important to those with a genetically darker shade, or when enamel thins with age allowing dentin to show through.

Faster isn’t always better

Super-fast in-office whitening has become popular, but it isn’t necessarily the best solution. Light-activated whitening dehydrates enamel and can result in acute sensitivity.

Our dentists take extra steps to ensure a comfortable, successful whitening experience:

  • They take time to evaluate your oral health prior to whitening. Tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental issues must be addressed first.
  • Dental restorations – fillings, crowns, bridges, onlays, and inlays – do not respond to whitening. The dentist talks with you about options for sequencing replacement with whitening for even coloration.
  • Impressions are taken of your mouth to create application trays. These clear plastic appliances fit comfortably, snugly holding the bleaching gel on tooth surfaces for even whitening results (no dark lines between teeth).
  • You may wear the trays twice a day for 30 minutes, or overnight if you prefer, until you reach your whitening goals. Then, periodic re-treatment keeps your smile bright, even if you drink coffee or use tobacco.
  • The whitening process effectively cleanses tubules, so you may experience sensitivity. With professional whitening, you have the guidance of a trained dental team. The dentist can adjust your treatment schedule, apply topical fluoride, or add a buffering ingredient to your whitening gel to minimize this issue.

Teeth whitening treatments explained by Dr. Marchack

Teeth whitening treatments explained by Dr. Marchack
What causes teeth discoloration? If you are also someone looking to get a bright white smile, this video is for you. Watch the video, as Dr. Christopher Marchack explains all about teeth whitening.
Video Transcript

What causes teeth discoloration?
There are many causes of discolored teeth. There are external influences and internal influences. External influences are maybe staining, and internal causes can be something from growth or just age.

What is teeth whitening?
Teeth whitening is an oxidation process to help whiten your teeth, and there are many different ways that we can whiten our teeth.

They are over the counter procedures, generic in-office procedures, custom trays, as well as Zoom whitening, which is a high powered procedure done in the office which creates great results.

It is a good idea to learn about teeth whitening, whether you schedule for a smile makeover or just want to liven up your look. Call our Pasadena, CA office at 855.770.3737.

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Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA | Christopher Marchack, DDS | Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc
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We welcome you to our Pasadena Dental Office where you will find a World class smile by being treated by our World class Dentists. You will be our top priority when you visit us as our team is awaiting to provide you with personalized, gentle care you deserve. We want to be your Pasadena Dentist and provide you with a nice comfortable atmosphere for your next dental visit. Call us on 855.770.3737 to book your next appointment.

Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA

A graduate from USC School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Baldwin Marchack is renowned for his focus, keen passion for knowledge and passion for serving his community. His areas of special interest are restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Marchack updates himself regularly with new methods and techniques that evolve over time. Dr. Marchack is the Founding Member of the Academy for Excellence in Dentistry based in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has held notable positions of authority as the past president of the American Prosthodontic Society, Osseointegration Study Club of Southern California, the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Christopher Marchack, DDS

An alumnus of the prestigious Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco Dr. Christopher Marchack is well-known for his passion to serve his patients to the best of his ability which involves educating and imparting methods of good dental hygiene. Whilst maintaining a position on the editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthodontic Dentistry and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, he is also an Associate Clinical Professor at USC School of Dentistry, an Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and lectures on related dental subjects both on domestic and international platforms.

Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc

A graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and a Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Eugenia Chan is an established professional in her field and takes a special interest in the restoration of damaged teeth. Some of the projects she worked on include her active participation in the project led by Lucy Taylor Hobbs Society to empower female dental students and reinforce the contribution made by women to the professional dental industry. She has undertaken a voluntary role to teach dental health which includes the proper technique of brushing, flossing and implications of consuming a healthy diet to underprivileged children whose access to health care is little to none.

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