Teeth Whitening

Bleaching - Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening or teeth bleaching is an treatment process that restores stained or discoloured teeth or single tooth to a healthy, natural color. Don't be misled by unproven and ineffective over-the-counter teeth whitening solutions. Smile 'n' shine dental care centre office uses an advanced procedure that is Power BLEACHING for TEETH WHITENING (In-Office) Using a specail light with a whitening gel, this is an in-office bleaching system. It is often followed up with an at-home bleaching kit if needed.

The translucent bleaching gel is applied to the teeth and a specail activating light source is used to activate the crystals to absorb the energy from the light and penetrate the teeth enamel to increase the lightening effect on the teeth. The length of time in the cosmetic dentist's chair depends on the degree of discoloration you have, but two hours is common.

Advantage: One visit is usually all it takes for a power bleaching

Disadvantage: The sudden change of color is likely to be noticed by those around you immediately.

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What Causes Tooth or Teeth Discolouration?

Teeth become discolored for different reasons:

Teeth Whitening and Deep Bleaching

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Teeth Whitening

Advantages & Disadvantages of Teeth Whitening and Teeth Bleaching

People typically have their teeth whitened to improve their appearance. Whiter teeth are associated with beauty and a healthier lifestyle. When people have a brighter smile, they tend to smile more often and are less self-conscious.

In addition, a whiter smile tends to minimize the appearance of facial wrinkles, giving way to a more youthful andenergetic appearance.

Finally, a whiter smile gives people to whom you are speaking a place to focus on and gives you a friendlier appearance.

Although bleaching is very effective, there can be short term disadvantages, such as sore gums or teeth from the bleach. This disappears when bleach use is discontinued. Some individuals are more chemically sensitive. If you are one of them, inform your cosmetic dentist so that you can be tested for sensitivity to the solution.

Research indicates that bleaching is completely effective in more than 78% of people. In cases of serious teeth discoloration, bleaching may not be the best choice. Veneers or crowns may be the superior choice. Bleaching is usually the first solution to try due to its lower cost.Some people experience discomfort from wearing the mouthtray. This typically goes away in short order, but if you suspect that there is a problem with the fit of your mouth tray, call your dentist's office. They can often make small adjustments that will minimize or eliminate the problem.