Teeth Whitening, also called dental bleaching, is a popular and common procedure in the field of cosmetic dentistry. In order to whiten your teeth, an oxidizing agent is used to remove the dental stains and to make teeth look whiter. Teeth whitening helps in restoring the natural color of the tooth. It stops and prevents the discoloration or staining of the teeth. You need to go for regular cleaning to maintain your whitening results.
What are the reasons for tooth discoloration?
There are specific reasons that lead to tooth discoloration. Some of the most common ones are consuming highly colored foods and drinks such as berries, tea, coffee, red wine. Sometimes it might be due to consumption of the medications, habit of smoking, aging, and trauma, which also cause tooth discoloration.
What are the advantages of teeth whitening?
Teeth whitening is the most popular trend for changing and updating yourself instead of wasting money on a whole new wardrobe. Some of the advantages of teeth whitening can be as follows:
- Teeth whitening is an affordable option to improve one's appearance.
- You will be able to gain a lot of self-confidence.
- Having a beautiful white smile can lessen the appearance of wrinkles on the face.
- There will be a positive change in you.
- You will be able to make good and healthy choices by eating healthier and living healthier.
Is carrying out teeth whitening a safe option?
According to the clinical studies, it is proven that teeth whitening process use carbamide or hydrogen peroxide, and if conducted under the supervision of a dental professional, is considered to be a safe option for your teeth and gums.
What are the side effects of getting your teeth whitened?
The most commonly experienced side effect is tooth and gum sensitivity. It is better to ensure from your dentist if teeth whitening is the right option for you and also about using the appropriate concentration of the whitening formula. Most of the at-home whitening products consist of two mild desensitizing agents, Potassium Nitrate and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate that minimize tooth sensitivity.
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