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Teeth Whitening


Teeth Whitening can make your smile look more attractive and younger. Teeth tend to get discolored due to aging, by medications and chemicals, dental procedure such as root canal, accidents or root damage, smoking, poor oral hygiene or stained by beverages such as coffee and certain types of wine. However it is important to know that Whitening will not correct certain forms of discoloration. Tooth whitening lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. Whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look. Most dentists perform tooth whitening. 

Teeth whitening can be done both at home premises or clinics depending upon the comfort of the patient counting it don’t involve use of heavy gadgetry. What is used though is a variety of products.

Also, there is the alternative of bleaching in dental clinic i.e. to bleach at home. All that is required is customized mouth trays made of thin plastic which has to be filled with whitening gel and have to leave intact after applying for a specific period of time. 

How Long Does Whitening Last?

Whitening periods vary depending on the original reasons for the discolouration, lifestyle and dietary habits and oral hygiene care after the treatment. Whitening touch ups can be performed as needed.

A consultation visit with your dentist allow the cause of your stained teeth to be determined and an evaluation can be done to set reasonable expectations or discuss your whitening alternatives.