A smile that exudes youthful vibrancy, confidence: Safe, professional teeth whitening in Chesterland, OH

Dr. Brianne Fratantonio and the entire team at Chesterland Family Dental Care strive for you and your family to smile confidently and proudly – for life. One of the fastest ways to renew your self-confidence and rejuvenate your smile is with professional teeth whitening. Teeth whitening at our office is:

  • Safe
  • Comfortable
  • Effective
  • Precise
  • Gets natural results
  • Fast

The pigments in foods and drinks, such as coffee and spaghetti sauce, can erode or wear away the enamel. These extrinsic or surface stains are generally easier to remove than intrinsic or internal discoloration. As we age, enamel thins. The darker dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. Furthermore, the pigments in staining foods may be absorbed by the dentin.

Professional products are generally peroxide based. They can break up even stubborn stains. Since treatment is administered or overseen by a dentist, every aspect of the process can be tailored exactly to your needs. 

Furthermore, we can get results that are many times lighter than the natural shade of your teeth. The term “bleaching” actually refers to lightening teeth beyond their natural color. “Whitening” refers to restoring natural tooth color to its original shade before staining foods and other factors yellowed or otherwise darkened the teeth.

Real Patients, Real Results

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A whiter smile in 1, 2, 3 steps …

We assure safety throughout each step of treatment. So, all whitening or bleaching procedures start with evaluating your teeth and gums. We must resolve existing oral problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease, first. Do you already have fillings and other dental restorations? If you want to whiten your teeth, we will discuss options for treatment with you. Dental work does not respond to the ingredients in whitening or bleaching gels.

Professional whitening generally involves using either a chairside, in-office process for instant results or whitening from the convenience of home with custom trays. The office process starts with your dentist protecting the gums and the rest of your mouth with a covering or dental dam. This step also isolates the teeth for even application. The bleaching gel is expertly applied, and the whitening process may be accelerated with a light-based device. Your teeth can be dramatically whiter in a single visit!

Learn more about Whitening & Bleaching and other advanced dental care technologies

Call (440) 491-4001 to schedule an appointment

Home whitening starts by taking impressions of your mouth. These molds are used to create your custom whitening trays. You will fill the trays with gel and then wear them as directed. After around two weeks of daily wear, your teeth will be whiter. This process is also fast but gets results gradually. Both options minimize the risks associated with one-size-fits-all kits and other OTC products that claim to whiten teeth.

Brianne R. Fratantonio, MA, DMD
Nicholas R. Fratantonio, DDS, FAGD
Trudy Amstadt, DDS

Brianne R. Fratantonio, MA, DMD, earned her dental degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Biology from John Carroll University. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Ohio Dental Association (ODA), American Academy of Facial Esthetics, Straight Wire Orthodontic Studies, Engel Institute of Dental Implants, and Dental XP Externship. She is passionate about providing general dentistry services and building lasting patient relationships.

Nicholas R. Fratantonio, DDS, FAGD, received his postgraduate training at Case Western Reserve University Dental School. He is a member of the ADA, ODA, Northeast Ohio Dental Society, International Association of Orthodontics, American Orthodontic Society, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, and International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and a Past President of the Northeastern Ohio Neuromuscular Study Club.

Trudy Amstadt, DDS, is a graduate of the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She has followed advanced courses in cosmetic dentistry, dentures, crowns and bridges, occlusion, and neuromuscular dentistry. She has memberships with the American Dental Society, ODA, GCDS0, and various study clubs.