Tooth whitening is one of the most regular cosmetic treatments. Most people experience tooth discoloration at some point in their life. It is not rare for the teeth to become dull and yellow as we get older. Drinking tea, coffee and wine can cause stains on the teeth. Smoking and eating foods containing food coloring can also be a reason for tooth discoloration. Even with regular brushing, the staining of the teeth cannot be prevented.
The whitening of the teeth is the best solution to overcome discoloration and stains. The treatment offers a way to get a sparkling beautiful smile. The whitening process is more effective, safe, and comfortable.
There are several merits of teeth whitening, such as:
The teeth whitening procedure begins with a consultation with your dentist. Not everyone is fit for whitening, and especially if you have large fillings and crowns, bleaching is not advisable. The chemicals will bleach the natural teeth and not the restorations.
During the appointment, the dentist will insert a lip retractor into your mouth to keep the lips apart and easily access the teeth. A gel and a compound are used to protect the gums and prevent teeth sensitivity. A layer of the bleaching agent gel composed of hydrogen peroxide is applied to the front teeth. The hydrogen peroxide enters the teeth' porous outer layer and breaks the stain compounds using a chemical reaction called oxidation. This is followed up by applying a high-powered light that quickens the whitening process. The dentist will rinse off the gel and repeat the procedure multiple times. On completion, the teeth will be six to eight times brighter than the teeth' previous shade.
Call us at Beyond Expectation Dental or schedule an online appointment to know more about Teeth Whitening.
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