B-73
New Ashok Nagar
Near Bharti Builder
New Delhi - 96

TOOTH WHITENING OR BLEACHING

WHAT IS TOOTH WHITENING (BLEACHING)?

Tooth Whitening is a common procedure in dentistry. Children have whiter teeth then adult because of different mineral structure. And as the person grow the teeth become darker because of changes in the mineral structure with time. To get these teeth brighter and whiter Tooth Whitening is the one of the best option available.

Is bleaching for you?

Generally, bleaching is successful in at least 90 percent of patients, though it may not be an option for everyone. Consider tooth bleaching if your teeth are darkened from age, coffee, tea or smoking. Teeth darkened with the color of yellow, brown or orange respond better to lightening. Other types of gray stains caused by fluorosis, smoking or tetracycline are lightened, but results are not as dramatic. If you have very sensitive teeth, periodontal disease, or teeth with worn enamel, your dentist may discourage bleaching.

WHEN IS TOOTH WHITENING INDICATED?

Tooth Whitening is basically preferred to improve a smile, to make teeth bright and to remove the stains from the tooth. The indications for tooth whitening include….

  • Stains of bacterial pigments on the tooth.
  • Stains of pan-masala, tobacco, betel nut on tooth.
  • Tetracycline Given to the mother at the time of pregnancy can cause internal stains on teeth during tooth bud developments.
  • Fluoride stains as specially in areas where fluoride content in water is higher than normal.
  • If tooth is non-vital or dead it may become black or brown over a period of time.
  • Stain from smoking can be removed with Tooth Whitening.
  • Excessive use of food color can stain the tooth; these stains also can be removed with tooth whitening.
  • Long standing Amalgam filling can cause the tattooing of the tooth, which can be treated by bleaching.

Is it safe?

Any side effects Several studies, during the past five years, have proven bleaching to be safe and effective. The American Dental Association has granted its seal of approval to some tooth bleaching products. Some patients may experience slight gum irritation or tooth sensitivity, which will resolve when the treatment ends.

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF TOOTH WHITENING?

Boosts your confidence.

Enhances your personality.

Painless procedure.

Can be performed in a single sitting.

Can also be done at home .

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