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What is Teeth Whitening?

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 What is Teeth Whitening?



Teeth Whitening or bleaching is a process in which your own natural teeth are whitened without any complication of removal or cutting of your top most layer (enamel )  using  whitening gel using laserorhalogen as light activation source speeding up the whitening process.

The patients are given options of In office or home whitening Kit.

In office whitening (atclinic) with the advantage of more immediate and visible results.

At home (using customized trays given to you by your dentist for to use over the course of 2-6 weeks with the set of instruction on how to apply and use)

According to research and trials, halogen as a light activation source has better and long lastingresults as compared to laser and LED light. Halogen Whitening has a longevity of 6-8 months.

External or extrinsiccauses

What causes discoloration?

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Red wine
  • Tobacco
  • Natural aging of teeth
  • Internal or intrinsic
  • Medications
  • Infection
  • Trauma
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Point to ponder upon

Crowns bridges and veneerscannot be bleached by this process which is only helpful in case of naturalteeth

Dentist needs to access oralcavity prior to whitening so that professional cleaning or fillings could bedone if required

What is the Process?

The process includes; application of gingival protective material, drying up the tooth surfaces, applying bleaching agent and the set of teeth undergoes 3 cycles of light activation each being 10 minutes respectively.

At Dental Aesthetics we provide you with all the information and our dentists explain you thoroughly and instruct you regarding the whitening procedure. Protection of patient and the dentist is assured at clinic using protective eyewear and aprons.

Pre and post treatmentpictures are recommended which are taken at the dental practice for thesatisfaction and confidence of patient.

Teeth whitening is the most economical way to improve your smile at instant. The shade of existing teeth would be 4 to 5 shades lighter. You can also master the teeth shade to your liking by using Home Bleach for a whiter and brighter smile. A smile lifts actually a facelift. A whiter smile has a positive impact on the personality and one feels confident socially.

The best results for teeth whitening are achieved if in office bleach is followed by home whitening. Teeth whitening is best solution to embark on smile make over jousrney.

The misconceptions regarding whitening are not true if whitening consultation is done by a qualified cosmetic dentist. It is more of a simple non- invasive procedure to improve smile which should only be consulted and provided by qualified professional.

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