The treatment of brightening the discolored or yellowed teeth due to different reasons is called “Tooth Bleaching”. Thanks to this treatment, the teeth get a white and shiny appearance instantly.
What are the Types of Teeth Whitening?
In home-type teeth whitening treatment, you can comfortably apply it yourself at home by placing the whitening liquid that the dentist will give into the transparent plaque planned for the person.
With 1-2 hours of daily application, it is possible to achieve the desired beautiful smile within a week.
In office type teeth whitening treatment, your dentist can apply to a single tooth or all teeth in a clinical setting.
Liquid activated by a light specific to the treatment must be administered under the supervision of a physician. During this treatment, if the patient has calculus, they are cleaned before the procedure and the tooth is made ready for application.
It is covered with a protective substance so as not to affect the gums. After this application, the whitening gel is applied to the tooth surface and a special beam is applied. At the end of a total of 45 minutes, the person achieves the desired appearance.
How White Are Teeth After Treatment?
It is not possible to guarantee that the teeth of the person will be whiter than before after the whitening treatment.
In addition, each individual may get different results depending on their genetic and social structure. Your doctor should inform you in detail about the subject in advance.
The whitened teeth vary depending on the active substances that the person consumes daily, such as cigarettes and caffeine. It has been clinically proven that the effect of the treatment continues for many years if you change your routine care and eating and drinking habits.
Who Cannot Apply Teeth Whitening Treatment?
Teeth whitening treatment, which should always be applied under the control of a dentist, may not be suitable for everyone. People who have caries in their teeth, pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, people with sensitive teeth and gums, and people under the age of 18 should not have this treatment.