Teeth Whitening – A Popular Trend
Tooth whitening lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. Whitening is among the safest and most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look.
Prior to whitening, it is important to have a dental check-up to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy and to confirm that whitening is a suitable option for you. Then Impressions are taken of your mouth and thin, clear custom made close fitting trays are given to you along with the whitening gel, to wear for a short time every day.
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Professional teeth whitening carried out by a dentist can lighten your teeth by several shades. This method of whitening works. Over the counter whitening kits and toothpaste remove minimal superficial staining, so are less effective.
Home whitening takes around 2 weeks wearing customised mouth trays each evening but you will start to notice a whiter smile from just 3 days.
The effects of whitening are thought to last up to 3 years if you don’t carry out maintenance treatments. Over time teeth will get darker again due to staining and lifestyle factors such as smoking. You can maintain the effects of whitening with regular top-up treatments.
Whitening carried out correctly under the professional guidance of a dentist will not harm or cause any damage to your teeth.
Whitening your teeth can cause them to become temporarily sensitive. This sensitivity is usually intermittent and will disappear when you have completed whitening your teeth. Zoom! whitening gels contain amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) which reduces tooth sensitivity during the whitening process.
Hydrogen peroxide is one of the most effective materials for whitening teeth. In the UK only dentists can provide products containing or releasing more than 0.1% hydrogen peroxide up to 6% hydrogen peroxide. Over the counter products are generally much weaker and ineffective at lightening teeth.
Professional teeth whitening can be an effective way to improve the aesthetics of your smile. Lightening your teeth by several shades. A brighter smile is often seen as an attractive trait.