Teeth whitening is a process where the teeth lighten up without removing any tooth surface. It highlights the teeth which gives you pearly white (not completely white), enhancing your beautiful smile. Visit Sabka dentist to get the treatment done for a beautiful smile.
What is Teeth Whitening?
Teeth whitening is a way of lighting the tooth by using a chemical agent to change the existing color of the teeth by lightning them up. In this process the tooth won’t completely change the color it will just brighten up.
Why would I need Teeth whitening?
Everyone is different and they have different reasons for the treatment. Like our hair and skin color vary ,teeth color is also different from person to person. Only a few people have a natural bright smile. But other people still can achieve their dream smile by teeth whitening treatment at Sabka dentist.
Why my Teeth turned yellow?
- Smoking tobacco
- Drinking an excessive amount of sugary liquids such as coffee, cola, tea, and red wine
- Not taking good care of your teeth
- Building of tartar and plaque due to stuck food.
But apart from the above reasons tooth color can change after a certain age. The color of the tooth is determined by the thickness of the enamel. But then with age, it becomes thinner. The thinner enamel layer gives the impression of yellow teeth.
What is dental Stain?
Stains are discoloration of the tooth. It is caused by many reasons. It may affect single tooth or multiple teeth. Although according to its formation it categorized in two forms.
- Extrinsic stains:
It is the most common type of tooth discoloration that affects the outer layer of the tooth. These stains can occur due to the excessive consumption of certain foods & beverages. It affects the enamel that causes discoloration in the tooth.
- Intrinsic stains:
It occurs when dentin (inner structure) of the tooth darkens. There are many medical reasons for this. You can consult Sabka dentist for a detailed answer to your problem.
What is the process teeth whitening?
At your visit to the Sabka Dentist clinic, our dentist will check your teeth and tell you whether you need the treatment. Our professional dentist will check the overall condition of the tooth, the health of the teeth and will ensure the patient’s gums are healthy, post which our professionals will take this treatment further. At Sabka dentist, dental check up is at Zero cost.
Cleaning the teeth will be the first step of your treatment. Then they will put a rubber shield to protect your gums from medical bleach. The next step involves applying the whitening solution. They will apply the hydrogen peroxide-based whitening product to your teeth. It may take 30-90 minutes for the treatment to be done. You may need one to three appointments at Sabka dentist, although it will depend upon the method used how severe your stains are and how white you want your teeth to be.
What are the different forms of teeth whitening treatment?
- Non-vital whitening:
This process is done on a tooth that had a root canal. A tooth having a root canal can change the color of the tooth over time. A bleaching material is placed inside the tooth and left for some time until the tooth reaches the desired color. The dentist will remove the bleaching material and will seal the tooth with a white (composite) filling.
- Vital whitening:
This is the most common type of treatment for the natural and healthy tooth. Bleaching solution is applied directly to the tooth surface. This product contains some form of hydrogen peroxide.
Teeth whitening at home:
There are many tooth whitening toothpastes available in the market. Although they do not affect the natural shade of your tooth permanently. Once your teeth have been professionally whitened then whitening toothpaste will help to last the treatment and will help.
Benefits of teeth whitening:
- Bright smile:
The priority of the patients to take the treatment for achieving white teeth. The white teeth will give hygienic and perfect mouth impression. This treatment will attract the personality as it brighten up the teeth.
- Restore oral hygiene:
Tooth whitening involves many procedures. But the basic procedure target is to clean the tooth. Your stains and tartar will be removed in this stage giving you an enhancing smile.
- Emancipation from bad breath:
Bad breath is caused by bacteria in the mouth. Most of them are harmless. Due to lack of oral hygiene, it leads to an overgrowth of the bacteria. Teeth whitening motivates the regular oral hygiene practice and thus can ditch out the bad breath from the mouth
When might teeth whitening not work?
The fact that you have to remember about the treatment is it can only lighten the existing shade not giving it a new colour shade. Hence works on only natural teeth. It will not work on any types of “false” teeth such as dentures, crowns, and veneers.
Oral care after the treatment:
- Keep your teeth white by decreasing the amount of drinking, smoking or eating sugary, coloured (turmeric,coffee,colas) items.
- Visit your dentist regularly once in 6 months, and when they call you back for the treatment.
- Maintain regular oral hygiene.
- Regular brushing and flossing are utterly important.
What kind of risks do it include?
Some patients may feel sensitive teeth after the treatment for a couple of days.This can be resolved by the discussion with our dentist, and they will assist you with a proper solution.
Who should avoid teeth whitening?
- Bleaching or any chemical treatment is not recommended for children under the age of 6 as it is a chemical process.
- Bleaching treatment is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
When To Call a Professional?
If you feel teeth whitening will benefit you, you can contact Sabkadentist to discuss the procedure. You can take the appointment directly by contacting us. Find your nearby clinic within our map. Happiness starts with a smile. We will help you to get your desired smile.