Teeth Whitening – How It Is Done

A healthy bright smile is always considered a confidence booster. But due to our lifestyle, having that perfect flashing smile has become difficult to maintain. Most people experience teeth stains very early in their life. Fortunately there’re a number of methods that can help you get rid of yellow teeth. Teeth whitening procedure is among the best options available to brighten your smile.

A lot of people use the teeth whitening products available over the counter guarantee quick results. But it is important to note that the majority of stains extend to your teeth’s inner parts. Teeth whitening products are only effective for removing stains resulting from extrinsic factors such as tobacco and coffee and not due to bacterial decay. If your teeth are stained deeply, considering porcelain veneers would be the most effective option.

Bleaching kits
Bleaching kits include a mouthpiece tray that’s affixed to your teeth and a whitening gel. Using these bleaching kits for a long time can help you whiten teeth and get rid of teeth stains. But you should confirm if these whitening kits are safe for your teeth.

Laser whitening
A popular teeth whitening method is the laser whitening system. A strong whitening gel as well as a mouthpiece tray is used in this method, which takes around 30 minutes to complete. This method is quite effective and laser devices are used to further enhance the bleaching action.

Whitening Toothpastes
Whitening toothpastes are also effective if used over a long period of time.

Whichever whitening method you choose, make sure to do proper research and consult an experienced dentist at a dental implant clinic UK before using it. Some of the most common teeth whitening products are given as follows:

• Whitening strips

• Light therapy and Laser whitening

• Bleaching kits

• Toothpastes

• Chewing gum

• Paint-on lotions and gels

Written by Bruno Silva

Dr Bruno Silva is a clinical director at the Brighton Implant Clinic. Dr Silva graduated from WITS Dental School in 2000. After moving to the UK he worked in practices in London and Brighton. He has been placing dental implants since 2003 and has since completed MClinDent masters degree from Kings College London.

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