Teeth darken for several reasons, including food and drink staining, aging, fluorosis, smoking or as a result of certain dental treatments or medicines and several other reasons.
Tooth Whitening is safe and it must be done through a trained dentist to ensure teeth are healthy enough to be whitened
How is Tooth Whitening Carried Out?
There are three ways of doing it. Each method has advantages and disadvantages. The dentist will go through the procedure in details.
- In house through using zoom activation light. This is an hour long procedure in which a lightening gel applied to your teeth and cured by special light.
- At Home bleaching, in which the dentist provide you with the right whitening together with a custom made gum shield and the patient carry out the whitening at home over six weeks’ time.
- A combination of both.
What Are the Benefits of Teeth Whitening?
- Brighter Teeth
- Younger looking
- More confidence smile
- Also conservative to tooth tissue when compared with veneers and crowns