Covid-19 Health Update

Acadia Family Dentistry considers the health and safety of our patients and staff as our highest priority. We have implemented some additional precautionary measures apart from the universal precautions to ensure the health and well-being of everyone. Some of these measures are:
  • Scheduling high-risk patients at designated times
  • Subjecting all patients to a temperature scan at the entrance to ensure their temperatures are below 100.4 degrees.
  • Disinfecting reception room, check-in and check-out countertops and bathrooms every hour, and wiping doorknobs and sinks with disinfectant regularly.
  • Hydrogen peroxide rinses provided before treatment begins.
  • All patients will call to notify staff of their arrivals and wait in the car until they are ready to be seen.
  • Removing magazines, toys, and non-essential items from the reception room.
  • Practicing social distancing: which includes no handshaking and hugging.

Dental Teeth Whitening in Thibodaux Area

Rejuvenate Your Smile and Confidence with a Professional Teeth Whitening dentist in Thibodaux

Anyone in Thibodaux will love to have a dazzling white smile. A transformed smile amplifies our confidence and makes us appear more attractive. If you have stained teeth, it triggers a sense of insecurity about smiling or showing them off. Do you want to make your dream smile become a reality? Contact our dentist at Acadia Family Dentistry in Thibodaux for dental teeth whitening solutions to avoid aesthetic imperfections such as discolored teeth compromising your smile.

The many different teeth whitening options bring confusion to patients in choosing the best. At Acadia Family Dentistry, under Dr. Nhu Le’s guidance, we will provide the best teeth whitening options to get your desired results. Dr. Nhu Le will first educate you on these available options to choose the best that will suit your needs. At Acadia Family Dentistry, we maintain that in-office treatment and professional take-home trays as the most effective ways of teeth whitening. Dr. Nhu Le believes that to get the best results and complication-free teeth whitening; you have to seek the services of a professional.

What are dental teeth whitening?

It’s a perfect method of lightening the natural color of your teeth without interfering with the teeth’ surface. It’s a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment plan to rejuvenate your smile. Teeth whitening can be a remedy for the following tooth imperfections in patients.

  • Discoloration arising from old age
  • Stained teeth resulting from dark foods or liquids
  • Yellowing of teeth after periodontal work
  • Other forms of teeth discoloration and mismatch

Types of Dental Teeth Whitening Procedure

Dr. Nhu Le provides a combination of professional-take-home trays and in-office treatments. She partners with you during and after the treatment plan, addressing any queries you may have along the way. She monitors your treatment process and adjusts where necessary for the desired results.

Professional take-home whitening trays

  • Before commencing the process, the patient needs to thoroughly clean and floss the teeth so that the bleaching agent can penetrate easily for even whitening.
  • Insert the gel into the tray as instructed by Dr. Nhu Le to prevent the solution from spilling out onto the gums.
  • Wear the trays firmly against the teeth, triggering the gel to contact with saliva and begin to foam. If there is any solution seepage from the tray, you can use a cloth to wipe it to avoid gum irritation.
  • Wear the trays for the directed time limit. 
  • After the time limit, the patient must remove the tray and rinse the teeth immediately. You can use a toothbrush to remove the remaining gel.
  • Lastly, the patient needs to store the tray and the remaining gel for subsequent use.
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New Patients : (985) 303-2920 | Existing Patients : (985) 446-2888

In-Office treatments

This procedure can be performed in a dentist’s office in an hour. It involves applying a tooth whitening gel containing a relatively high concentration of peroxide gel and then projecting a unique light at your teeth for three -twenty-minute intervals with multiple reapplications of the gel between intervals.

Some dentists may use a laser that speeds up or accelerates the whitening procedure. A protective barrier is used to cushion your lips, gums, and tongue during the whitening process, ensuring the gel stays in its rightful space.

The dentist will give you customized whitening trays as follow-up whitening at home to maintain the results.

Benefits of Dental Teeth Whitening

  • It enhances self-esteem by getting a brighter smile
  • Professional guided teeth whitening is a safer and comfortable treatment
  • Whitening of your teeth gets rid of the stains, leaving your teeth healthier and stronger

Are you tired of stained and discolored teeth? At Acadia Family Dentistry in Thibodaux, we believe your teeth deserve the best care possible for your overall health and happiness. Please call (985) 303-2920 to schedule an appointment for dental teeth whitening.

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Dr. Nhu Le, DMD

Dr. Nhu Le, DMD - Acadia Family Dentistry

Dr. Nhu Le believes that her patients deserve the best dental care and treats them like family.

She attended high school in Iowa, obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, graduated from dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, and completed her General Practice Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. She worked for a group practice in Orlando, Florida for three years before moving to Southeast Louisiana and to New Orleans. She is currently following dental curriculum at Kois Center.

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