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How The Icon No-Drill Technique Removes White Spots On Teeth

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Nothing is more frustrating than realizing the braces that you’ve worn for years have stained your front teeth. Fortunately, there is a simple solution that can erase these surface stains in as little as one appointment. That solution is known as the Icon spot removal treatment.

Contrary to invasive drilling solutions, this method does not harm the enamel by filing down or drilling past the surface of the tooth. Instead, the Icon technique uses special material that gets absorbed into the enamel once it is scrubbed into the affected teeth. No anesthetics are needed for this procedure, and it can be completed in about 45 minutes.

Icon Spot Removal Benefits Beyond Cosmetic Repairs

In addition to the results of your beautiful smile after this procedure, your tooth’s enamel will look and feel stronger than it was before. The Icon’s special material solution and scrubbing technique are key characteristics that will help strengthen each affected tooth. Here’s how this cosmetic dental treatment works:

First, the doctor will clean and prepare the surface of the affected tooth. Then, a pea-sized amount of a special gel and drying agent will be used to pretreat the tooth before the Icon special material is applied.

Once the material is set, the doctor will use a special scrubbing technique to ensure it is evenly distributed across the tooth. The absorption and even distribution of this material will fill any ridges along the surface of the tooth that could lead to future stains. Outside of it’s aesthetic benefits, the Icon No Drill Spot Removal can also stop the early formation of cavities.

Of course, routine dental care following the spot removal treatment is the key to long-lasting results. You’ll need to maintain a consistent brushing and flossing routine to prevent white spots, stains, cavities and gum disease from forming.

While a DIY teeth-whitening remedy might seem like a more practical and cost effective solution for white spots, it can actually do more damage to your teeth. Without professional guidance, these at-home treatments for white spots can cause significant damage to the enamel, create new stains on your teeth and worsen early cavities.

Rather than pay hundreds or thousands out of pocket for an invasive drilling procedure and fluoride treatments, take care of your stains in just one short appointment. Seek stain removal services from one of the top cosmetic dentists in Chicago, IL.

Schedule Your Free Consultation For An Icon No Drill Spot Removal

At Chicago Beautiful Smiles, our goal is to create beautiful, long-lasting results that meet the smile goals of each client. We want you to have a bright and healthy smile that you can confidently show off.

Our cosmetic dentist in Chicago, IL offers a variety of services that address the health and aesthetic goals of each client. These include but are not limited to teeth alignment through Invisalign, composite and porcelain veneers, dental implants, professional whitening, and Icon No Drill Spot Removal services.

To schedule your free consultation for one of our cosmetic dentistry services, please book your appointment online or call our office at (847) 729-6080.

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