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Brookline dentist answers, “What is teeth whitening?”

What is Tooth Whitening in Brookline area

If you live in Brookline and have been curious about what is teeth whitening, you’ve come to the right place. At Alpha Plus Dental Center, teeth whitening is one of our most popular cosmetic dental treatments because it dramatically transforms a smile quickly and affordably. Whether you want a touch-up before a wedding or reunion, or simply want to improve your smile for everyday life, teeth whitening can be the answer.   How does teeth whitening work? While each teeth whitening product may vary a little bit, they all work on a similar concept. When the bleaching agent is applied … Continue reading

Trust your dentist in Brookline, MA for safe home whitening that really works!

Dr. Stan Kovtun prescribes effective whitening you can apply from the comfort of home.

Today, you don’t have to hide a smile tarnished by years of coffee- and tea-drinking. Reveal your healthiest, brightest smile with professional home whitening in Brookline MA prescribed by Dr. Stan Kovtun of Alpha Plus Dental Center.   Professional whitening, in a nutshell Generally, there are two whitening options offered by your dentist: In-office power bleaching – we expertly apply a powerful whitening gel to your teeth and unleash its bleaching properties with a specialized light. You can enjoy a several shades whiter smile in about an hour. Home whitening – A dental tray or appliance that resembles a mouthguard … Continue reading

Brookline area dentist describes the Zoom teeth whitening procedure

Brookline area dentist describes the Zoom teeth whitening procedure

A brighter smile is just an appointment away! Dr. Stan Kovtun of Alpha Plus Dental Center in Brookline is excited to offer same-day results with the Zoom! teeth whitening procedure. With Zoom! whitening, patients can come into the office for their procedure and two hours later, leave with a brighter, whiter smile they can share with the rest of the world! What is Zoom! teeth whitening? Zoom! teeth whitening is one of the most effective teeth bleaching services available through dental practices. It is only available from a dental professional, and is not a take-home kit like many other dental … Continue reading

Professional vs over the counter teeth whitening in Brookline

Professional vs over the counter teeth whitening in Brookline

Teeth whitening, when done properly, is a fast and safe way to improve the appearance of your smile. However, some products sold for whitening may be dangerous, ineffective, or inconsistent in results. How can you be sure that you are receiving quality treatment? If you are purchasing a commercially available product, it’s virtually impossible. Common problems with retail teeth whiteners include: Safety – Because there is very little regulation on over the counter whiteners, purchasing them is a bit of a gamble. Some products contain alarming concentrations of chemical agents, or abrasives that can harm tooth enamel. Inconsistency – Bleaching … Continue reading


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Dr. Kovtun is great. I chipped my 7-year molar, and he was able to fit me in the very next morning! He safely, quickly, and painlessly removed my old amalgam filling and prepped my tooth with a temporary fix while I wait for a beautiful new permanent one. He is knowledgeable, informative, and accomodating. The staff is super-competent and friendly. I will definitely be scheduling other dental procedures here. Excellent, excellent, excellent!!

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Dr. Stan Kovtun

Dr. Stan Kovtun
A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (with honors), Dr. Stan Kovtun is among the select few mercury-safe and biological dentists in Brookline, MA. With expertise in general, preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, as well as periodontal disease procedures, Dr. Kovtun is committed to patient education and comprehensive treatment plans. So, patients keep their teeth for life.

Patients benefit from Dr. Kovtun's focus on long-term relationships, continuing education, and investments in lasers, digital imaging, ozone, and other technologies.