Give Your Teeth A New Look!

Do you have discolored or yellow teeth? You can hardly smile at anyone you meet ?  You cover your mouth when you speak?.  Is there a solution to this problem? The good news is that there is a solution to your problem. Read on and find out more about teeth whitening procedures. At Longview Family and Emergency Dental we will give your teeth a new look so you can smile with confidence!

 

  • 5 star review  Everyone took great care of me, the office was clean, and they were all very supportive especially since i was nervous about getting my wisdom tooth removed. Overall great experience!

    thumb A Google User
    9/06/2020

    5 star review  Everyone took great care of me, the office was clean, and they were all very supportive especially since i was nervous about getting my wisdom tooth removed. Overall great experience!

    thumb Kaycee Langford
    9/06/2020

    5 star review  Dr. Adam is by far the BEST dentist!! I was so nervous to get an extraction but he was super patient and explained everything so well!! I definitely will be coming back and I’ve even referred my entire family because he’s so good!

    thumb Alondra Hernandez
    1/19/2020
  • 5 star review  Very nice business . Everyone is professional and very nice. My procedure went well . And the Dentist and staff are very knowledgeable and helpful . I would definitely recommend the for all your dental needs. Thank Longview Family Dentist .

    thumb Deedra Kelley
    6/25/2020

    5 star review  Went in for a emergency wisdom tooth extraction last night and had a wonderful experience! Dr Adam made sure to lay out all my options for me treatment wise and let me go with my decision with confidence. He did the whole procedure on his own and my husband and I were more than impressed. Would definitely recommend!!! 💕

    thumb A Google User
    9/03/2020

    5 star review  I woke up Sunday with extreme pain from my wisdom teeth and my gums! I was going to wait till Monday to go to a dentist because I was sure every dentist was going to be closed, but I was wrong. I was so happy when I saw that this office was open! I called to make an appointment and right away they got me in. Kierra the front desk receptionist was so sweet and helped me with all my questions, she was super friendly and outgoing! Overall, the whole staff made me feel welcome! One of the best dentist offices I’ve gone to! He took out my wisdom teeth, fillings, and did a cleaning all super quick and no pain whatsoever! Thank you for making me feel welcome!

    thumb Rejina Aguilar
    6/29/2020
  • 5 star review  My mouth ways killing me. I am so thankful that Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care was open. Dr. Adam was super nice. He helped me out with my tooth pain. He was extremely professional.

    thumb Luz Dominquez
    9/07/2020

    5 star review  I don't like the dentist at all but with the help of Andrea everything went smother and fast dentist was amazing thank you all for such a good experience...I will be back for sure!!

    thumb Tania Sanchez
    1/15/2020

    5 star review  Had to go in on a Sunday. Very friendly staff. The best dentist ever 😁. I am so happy with the experience, I would recommend him to everyone. A very nice guy.

    thumb Tim Lang
    9/20/2020
  • 5 star review  Alma and Dr. Adam are awesome! Super nice and did great work. Both were very comforting and professional. I will be coming back.

    thumb Bronwyn
    8/08/2020

    5 star review  Dr. Zaher and his staff are great! From my first contact with them, I felt they truly cared about my problem. They got me in promptly and I knew in that first visit what needed to be done. They're professional in every way and I highly recommend them. Do not hesitate if you need dental services. They'll take the very best care of you. Thank you, Dr. Zaher and support staff.

    thumb Pam Faves Minton
    7/21/2020

    5 star review  Thank you all for the warm, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere during my visit. I broke a molar, and the office was able to squeeze me in. Dr. Zaher is an amazing dentist, extremely patient, easy to talk to, takes the time to know his patients. He is passionate about his job, takes his time to explain things to you thoroughly in a way that you understand, readily and happily answers all questions, and is just so knowledgeable about his profession and it shows in his work. I couldn't be more pleased with my experience — very friendly staff. Thanks to the whole staff at Long View Family and Emergency Dental care from a grateful new patient.

    thumb Jay Boylan
    1/22/2020
  • 5 star review  Everyone was really nice and understanding! I would definitely recommend this place to ANYONE! Andrea , Alma , and Zaher were all very very nice! This is definitely a 5 star place.

    thumb N.U.R
    7/31/2020

    5 star review  Dr. Adam and staff were great! Saw me on a Sunday for bad tooth pain and fixed me up. Would recommend to everybody.

    thumb Lacy
    8/30/2020

    5 star review  Went in for a emergency wisdom tooth extraction last night and had a wonderful experience! Dr Adam made sure to lay out all my options for me treatment wise and let me go with my decision with confidence. He did the whole procedure on his own and my husband and I were more than impressed. Would definitely recommend!!! 💕

    thumb Avery Martinez
    9/03/2020
  • 5 star review  This place is amazing! Worked with me with everything!! Will be coming back in the future for sure and recommending to anyone and everyone. 😀

    thumb Caty Boone
    8/24/2020

    5 star review  I can not thank Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care enough, they were so kind and caring regarding my tooth pain, Dr Zahar helped me with the pain so that I could concentrate on what the best decision would be regarding my tooth. I really appreciate that he realized you can not focus when your in that much pain. I had been dealing with a severely painful tooth for days and another dentist office scheduled me for 5 days out, this office told my husband "bring her now" I am just so grateful! I highly recommend this dentist office.

    thumb Melinda Castillo
    7/05/2020

    5 star review  My husband and I recently visited their office. My husband had a severe tooth ache and found their after-hours office near our home. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The day we arrived for his procedure they made us feel like family. My husband felt little discomfort and NO PAIN during the extraction! Alma was so sweet and thourogh. We would recommend this team to anyone who needs work done! Thank you all 🙏🏽 The Johnson's

    thumb Christi Natasha
    6/06/2020
  • 5 star review  Dr. Adam is very thorough in explaining the procedure and costs. The prices are very reasonable, I just had my 4 wisdom teeth removed and I am healing great.

    thumb Angelica Castillo
    9/10/2020

    5 star review  I am terrified every time I step foot in a dentist office. I have gone to the same dentist for years. I had an emergency and needed to be seen. I called this office and they had me scheduled for the SAME day. I told Andrea how nervous I was and she calmed me over the phone. When I arrived I almost immediately went into the patient room. I told Dr. Zaher how my regular dentist does things and told him how scared I was to try someone new. He assured me I was in good hands. I trusted him. He did exactly how my normal dentist did and went above and beyond with my treatment and care! He made me feel as comfortable as possible and I felt no pain! His staff was friendly and checked on me regularly. I would highly recommend this facility! They made me feel like welcomed and comfortable with their exceptional hospitality!

    thumb Heather Presley
    3/29/2020

    5 star review  Extremely friendly and understanding. I was in an unbearable amount of pain and they were very accepting to helping me in my time of need! I’m not in the best financial situation as well, and they made sure I got the work done I absolutely needed and were willing to work with me! I had no problem with scheduling my appointment that day with hardly any notice, finding the office (with hardly any wait once I got there,) them listening and examining to pin point the problem, getting the right pain meds, or getting back in touch after my visit. By far one of the best places to go to. The dental assistant needs a raise! She held my hand when I was in pain and talked me through everything as well as the Doctor himself. I got two molars and one wisdom out at the same time & my healing process has been one of the best by far for any dental work I’ve gotten done. Definitely recommend!!!

    thumb Sinjun Perry
    3/17/2020
  • 5 star review  I hate going to the dentist but this was the best experience I have had by far. The front desk staff was pleasant. Kiera assisted on the whole way through and was great to work with along with the other staff. Dr. Adam was professional, funny and made the whole process comfortable. I had an extraction and he was done before I could even think about it lol. 10/10 would recommend. This will be my dentist going forward!

    thumb Tone Sosa
    5/23/2020

    5 star review  I really fell in love with this Dentist Office. When you walk in the atmosphere is great, friendly, homie place. I was in so much pain they seen me the same day. The doctor is so amazing and he has a heart for what he does and put your needs first. If you're looking for a great dentist check this office out. Even open on the weekends

    thumb Veronica Mills
    6/28/2020

    5 star review  My husband had an tooth emergency on a Saturday morning. They got him right in and made his pain go away. Great customer service! Great one on one with the dentist. Great place. We will definitely keep them for our family dental needs. Thank y'all so much for everything!

    thumb jennifer velez
    3/06/2020
  • 5 star review  I was looking for a dentist for a second opinion on a some dental issue I was having. I called Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care. Andrea was so empathetic and she told me that they believed in treating their patients like family. She set up an appointment for me right away. Dr. Adam tried to make me feel at home from the start. I didn't want to have a panoramic done because my insurance was not going to pay for that. He told me not to worry he wouldn't charge me but he needed it for his evaluation. He also took pictures of my teeth and took a lot of time explaining medically what the issues were. He was always kind and patient. I really appreciated that he regarded me as a collaborator in my dental care. He did some excellent work on my teeth that day. I would whole heartily recommend this practice to my friends and family with no hesitation.

    thumb Victoria Pearson
    2/21/2020

    5 star review  Very friendly staff. I had a filling break loose and they got me right in. Highly recommend them to anyone.

    thumb Kelly Lindsey
    9/11/2020

    5 star review  Finally got around to giving this review I promised. I've had more bad experiences with dentists in the past that left my with a sour taste in my mouth.. pun intended. But Dr. Adam and his amazing staff have given me the opportunity to go without the accompanying dread. Pleasant atmosphere, prompt service, personable people, and services explained in details not numbers and $$$. Thanks!!!! Told y'all I would give a good review!!! 😋

    thumb Jen Marie Fenton
    8/06/2020
  • 5 star review  I was referred to Dr.Zaher by a friend, I had a major tooth emergency and he was able to see me same day to help with my emergency! His hours are amazing if you are needing dental care on the weekend/ emergency care. He is very very up front with care and pricing! His information about his dental care plan is straight forward! He was able to verify my crazy insurance over all great service!

    thumb April Hatten
    8/09/2020

    5 star review  Greeted energetically by receptionist as you walk in. Dr. Zaher and staff explain everything in a way that's easy to understand. All procedures are discussed with multiple options so you can decide what you are comfortable with having done. Will definitely be going back for any work I need done.

    thumb Patricia Garza
    8/08/2020

    5 star review  I was extremely nervous about having one of my wisdom teeth removed, but he made me laugh and got my mind off of it. Super friendly staff!! Also love that they are open late and on weekends, that way I don't have to miss work when me or my family has an appointment. Very highly recommend!!! If I can work up the courage to get the other wisdom teeth removed, he will definitely be the one to do it!! 😄

    thumb Jennifer Duncan
    2/01/2020

What is teeth whitening?

 

Teeth whitening is a dental procedure where stains and discoloration of your teeth are removed, giving you brighter and whiter teeth. Teeth whitening can make you have better-looking teeth. Just about any dentist can perform this procedure of teeth whitening.

 

Why do our teeth get stained and discolored?

 

There are many reasons why our teeth get stained and discolored. One reason is from the food that we eat and the beverages that we drink. Some foods can easily stain our teeth. This includes coffee, tea, red wine and more. These foods and beverages have intense color pigments that attach to your enamel.

 

Smoking can also cause teeth discoloration. The chemical found in tobacco can cause stains. These chemicals are tar and nicotine. Tar is a dark substance and nicotine when mixed with oxygen turns into a yellowish substance that stains surfaces.

 

Aging is another reason for having discolored teeth. With age, the enamel gets thinner with brushing and it exposes the yellowish colored dentin which is the soft area underneath the white enamel.

 

Trauma is another cause of teeth discoloration. If you have had an injury to the mouth, your tooth may change color. The mouth reacts to the injury by laying down more dentin.

 

Our tooth enamel contains pores that can easily pick up stains. Stains can also be possible to have inside the tooth. This is a result of being exposed to too much fluoride when your teeth were still developing as a young child.

 

What is involved in teeth whitening?

 

Before the procedure beings, cavities need to be treated since it can affect the success of the whitening procedure. If you have cavities, the whitening solution can enter the decaying areas of your teeth and end up in the inner parts of your tooth. And this makes your teeth very sensitive. The same is true if you have receding gums. The roots of your teeth may be exposed and it may appear yellow or discolored but teeth whitening products will not make them white. If you have false teeth like dentures, crowns or veneers, the teeth whitening will not work as well.

 

If everything is taken care of, your dentist will take a photograph of your teeth to help him monitor the progress of the treatment. Then he will clean your teeth to remove whatever substances have built up on your teeth that is making it stained. Then, the whitening procedure starts.

 

The most common type of teeth whitening procedure is with the use of a powerful whitening gel that is applied to the tooth directly. The main ingredient of this product is some form of hydrogen peroxide. To bleach your teeth, a specialized light or laser helps to activate the gel so that the teeth are bleached faster.

 

You will need a few appointments for teeth whitening depending on how severe your stains and how white you want your teeth to be. Some dentists recommend continuing the bleaching process at home for a few days or weeks.

 

If you are going to continue the whitening process at home, your dentist can make a tray or a custom mouthpiece that will fit and which will hold the whitening gel. This is done by taking impressions of your upper and lower teeth. This mouthpiece fits your teeth perfectly so that it can help the whitening agent to remain in contact with your teeth. You need to apply the gel several hours daily for two to three weeks.

 

If you need to whiten a tooth that has had root canal treatment, another procedure will be used since the stain is coming from the inside of the tooth. This procedure whitens the teeth from the inside. A whitening agent is placed inside the tooth and then a temporary filling is placed over it. this can be done just once or until the desired shade is attained.

 

Remember that whitening is not permanent. Stains can come back depending on the foods and beverages that you take. But if you avoid these staining foods, you may not need another whitening treatment for 6 to 12 months.

 

What are the benefits of teeth whitening?

1. Teeth whitening makes you look young.

White teeth are usually associated with youth and beauty. So, if you have white teeth, it will make you look and feel younger. When we have a beautiful smile, we look younger. When people look at us, they judge our age with facial expressions. With white teeth, you tend to have a happy, smiling face and this plays a great part in determining your age.

 

2. Teeth whitening boosts your self-confidence.

 

When people assess your personality, one of the first things they use is your smile. If you undergo teeth whitening, stains in your teeth will be removed and you can give out a confident smile to anyone. Your smile doesn’t have to give you embarrassment anymore. You will be more confident in meeting and speaking with people.

 

3. Teeth whitening methods are very conservative.

 

With teeth whitening, tooth preparation is not required like when you are having crowns or veneers. It just involves a bit of cleaning before they apply the teeth whitening bleach. It will give you a lovely result in a very conservative manner.

 

4.  It is very easy to maintain teeth that have been whitened.

 

You can ask your dentist for the whitening gel to apply at home. With a mouthpiece and whitening gel, you will be able to refresh your white teeth when it suits you. The color of your teeth will be retained by just spending 30 minutes a day with your mouthpiece on. Just make sure to avoid staining foods and beverages to limit the time for re-whitening your teeth.

 

5. Teeth whitening can improve your oral health.

 

With white teeth, you are now more conscious of being consistent with your oral care routine. With white teeth, you are more consistent in brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing it daily. We also want to go to our dentist for scheduled cleaning. With good oral health, your overall health will improve.

 

Professional whitening treatments are reliable and long-lasting. At Longview Family and Emergency Dental Care, we strive to provide you with a better smile. If you have any questions with teeth whitening, feel free to visit us today. We accept walk-in patients and we are open every day including weekends and holidays.

 

 Call Us For Inquiries

If you want to check out our procedures and other services, call us at (430) 625-7381 and schedule your appointment. We are available for all kinds of inquiries and questions. It is our pleasure to assist you at any moment.

Longview Family and Emergency Dental is the ultimate solution for all your dental needs. We also do all other kinds of dental procedures, so you can find our team whenever you need dental improvements.

With our careful selection of materials and our professional well experienced Dentists and the use of latest technology, we will provide you with the best solution according to your needs. Our procedures are highly effective and ensure complete satisfaction. If you need any kind of suggestion or a professional opinion about your future dental intervention, contact our team and tell us what you need to be done. We will be happy to assist.