Who does not want a bright, white, radiant smile that lightens up the whole face? Tooth whitening/ Bleaching is a procedure that whitens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. It is tough on stains but gentle on teeth among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it can significantly improve the appearance of your teeth. Regardless of how well you take care of your teeth, coffee, tea, soft drinks and age can leave behind unsightly stains. At Dental Lifeline, we offer the most popular methods of whitening teeth, so you can regain your gleaming white smile. Before long, your radiant white smile will be restored! Dark, stained or discolored teeth may be a source of great embarrassment to many, preventing you to smile confidently. Today you no longer need to accept this aesthetic barrier. You can opt for a highly successful treatment to whiten your teeth.
WHAT CAUSES TOOTH DISCOLORATION?
Tea, coffee, colas, red wines.
Tetracycline medication taken at a very young age.
Excessive fluoride in drinking water.
Dental infection/ faulty or old fillings.
WHAT IS BLEACHING?
Bleaching is a procedure where by certain bleaching agents are applied to the teeth in order to remove external and internal stains thus leaving the teeth several shades lighter. Various concentrations of hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide are available for this.
It requires no grinding of your teeth.
It does not require any anesthesia and is painless and well tolerated.
WHAT ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BLEACHING?
Depending on your type of dental staining and your time restriction, the dentist will advise either one or a combination of different types of bleaching
Office Bleach: This is done by your dentist at the clinic using a hogherconcentration of bleaching material.
Home Bleach: This is done by yourself at home using bleaching material and a special tray dispensed by your Dentist.
Each sitting of office bleaching takes about 30-40 minutes. Total number of sittings are 2 to 4.
Precautions: Side effects of bleaching are minimal and transient.Beware of over the counter bleaching kits available. These can prove to be abrasive to your teeth in the long run and they may do harm than good.