Sunrise Dental -  - Dentist

Kunal Narang, DDS

Dentist located in Redmond, WA

Teeth Whitening Specialist

Our teeth discolor naturally over time, but this process can be reversed. Dr. Kunal Narang at Sunrise Dental of Redmond, Washington, is a highly-experienced and qualified dentist offering tooth whitening processes that deliver natural-looking results. If you live in the greater Seattle area and want to restore your bright white smile and the self-confidence that comes with it, call our office or book an appointment online today.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

There are several causes of tooth discoloration. The enamel on your teeth wears thin as you get older, revealing the yellowish color of the tooth’s core — made of dentin — beneath. Enamel can also become stained by tobacco use or by drinking tea, coffee, cola, or red wine. In some cases, teeth become darkened by trauma, antibiotic use, or overexposure to fluoride.  

Dr. Narang performs a full oral examination to assess your teeth before recommending the tooth whitening process that will best suit your needs. If the discoloration or stains on your teeth are unlikely to respond to whitening, or if you have fillings or dental bonds, Dr. Narang can recommend other methods to help you achieve the smile you want.

What Does Teeth Whitening Involve?

Dr. Narang offers a selection of whitening treatments to restore your smile. One of the most popular involves the application of a special bleaching solution to your teeth during an in-office session. Sometimes this has immediate results, and sometimes Dr. Narang recommends the process is repeated over a series of follow-up visits. He may also prescribe custom-made trays and gels for a less-intensive at-home treatment, applied over a period of days or weeks.

What are the Side Effects of Teeth Whitening?

You may feel some tingling or irritation during the procedure and heightened tooth sensitivity to heat and cold for a short time afterward. This usually disappears after a few days. You can also use desensitizing toothpaste to minimize the effects. Any minor inflammation can be treated with over-the-counter medication, but if symptoms persist you should contact Dr. Narang for further advice.

How Do I Keep My Teeth White After Treatment?

Once you’ve restored your bright smile, you need to take steps to maintain it. Protect your newly-cleaned tooth enamel by avoiding dark-colored drinks or drinking them through a straw, quitting smoking, and sticking to a regular oral hygiene routine of brushing and flossing. Don’t forget to schedule a visit to see Dr. Narang once every six months for your routine cleaning, tooth polishing, and personalized prevention and dental care advice.

Insurance and Payment

Our office welcomes many types of dental insurance, and our insurance and payment coordinator will be happy to assist you in determining what type of benefits are available to you through your insurance plan. Payment arrangements for account balances are due at the time services are rendered, so please bring your insurance card with you to your first visit. We accept many forms of payment, including cash, checks, and major credit cards. You can also speak with our office administrator about flexible payment options available for major dental services.

If you have lingering questions concering the financial aspect of your visit, our office administrators are on-hand during our regular business hours to answer your questions and address your concerns.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "My whole family goes to Sunrise dental and we are so happy we found this place. Everyone is so friendly and profesional."

    Robert F.
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    "Dr. Kunal and his staff go above and beyond to make sure every time you come in for your visit you are met with the highest level of service."

    Duane J.
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    "Meticulous attention to detail, consistent professionalism and refined customer service combine for the most rewarding dental experience imaginable."

    Roger M.
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    "He is very professional doctor who gives patient the first priority. The dental treatment here is a very smooth experience and always very comforting."

    Surya K.
  • facebook

    "They are amazing team and exceptional group of people who take the best care of your oral hygiene without gimmicks!"

    Jason G.
  • facebook

    "I've been seeing him for almost three years now, and I'd recommend him and the entirety of his staff to anyone."

    Collin A.
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    "They've impressed me every time I've gone in, and they will impress you too. There really shouldn't be any other choice for you."

    Kimara G.
Location
Sunrise Dental
8309 165th Avenue Northeast, Suite 101
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-307-1317
Fax: (425) 307-1686
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425-307-1317