Whitening, or “tooth bleaching”, is the most common cosmetic dental procedure.
Superficial discolorations formed by consumption of some kinds of foods and drinks (tea, coffee, wine, tobacco.. etc.) and some usage of medication (mouth washes including clorhexidin) can be removed with the cleaning applied by dentists. If these superficial discolorations penetrates into the hard layer of the teeth, a bleeching prosedure must be applied. Internal discolorations are occured as a result of root canal treatments, some medicines used druing the proccess of the tooth development (for example, antibiotics including tetrasiclin) or intaken of extreme flour (florosis).
How many technics are there for bleaching?
In general, there are 2 different technics.
a) Bleaching applied by the dentist in the clinics
b) Bleaching applied by the individuals themselves with the home bleaching kits.
In bleaching applied by dentists, different methods can be used due to the choise of the dentist. In home-applied bleaching; special materials prapered by dentist, bleaching agents exist in local farmasutical stores or special tooth pastes can be used. In recent researches in latest years, the result of the clinically applied bleeching using special lighting systems is more satisfactory than the home-applied bleeching technics.
Does bleaching harm my teeth?
Damage in enamel, oversentivity in teeth, wounds in oral mucosa and gingiva can be occured due to the uncontrolled application of bleaching procedure. Because of those facts, low concentrated gels (%6 hydrogen peroxide ) are used during the application of bleaching in our clinics.
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