Millions of people in varying degrees suffer from tooth discoloration. Even those who brush their teeth regularly, visit the dentist, may find that food, environmental factors, and aging will eventually affect the natural glow of teeth. Fortunately, professional teeth whitening is an incredibly effective way to lighten or completely eliminate stains and achieve a naturally white smile.

Dazzling white smile is the hallmark of professional teeth whitening. When you correctly choose a tooth whitening procedure, the results look terrific. Multiple treatment can make you look much younger and healthier. White smile will positively affect the perception of you by other people, and enhance their self-esteem.

The procedure will certainly accentuate the facial features and natural beauty. With white teeth you can safely talk and smile in public, which has many important advantage for professional and social life. About teeth whitening procedure, how it is conducted, and what nuances there are, tell V. A. Arzimanova the doctor the stomatologist-therapist of clinic “smile”.

Question: What is teeth whitening?

Answer: Technically, any product that removes food or dirt from the teeth, can be classified as “whitening”. According to Management on control over foodstuff and medicines, the term “bleaching” can only be used if the product contains bleach (hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide). When the oxygen molecules penetrate into the tooth enamel, they destroy the chemical bonds between stains.

Question: What methods of whitening are available?

Answer: There are two options of teeth whitening professional and home. Under the supervision of a dentist treatment is safer and gives more reliable results.

Procedure professional whitening performed by a specialist.

It requires special equipment, substances with high concentrations and manipulations that at home is difficult to do. First cover the gums with a protective composition, then apply the whitening gel to the teeth, and affect it with a lamp or laser.

Home whitening is also performed after a doctor’s prescription. Together with whitening gel, the patient is given made special tray. Dentists offer treatment options in the office and at home drugs authoritative, credible manufacturers.

Question: What is the expected result?

A: Results vary depending on your dental health and your chosen treatment. However, the vast majority of patients were satisfied with the results of bleaching. Side effects are rare and mild, and treatment is comfortable. After a professional bleaching, you can enjoy a much improved smile and a huge gain of confidence.

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Question: What are the contraindications for teeth whitening?

Answer: the Procedure is low risk, so it is suitable for a wide range of patients. The candidates for teeth whitening typically have mild discoloration, and want to achieve a sparkling smile. However, there are certain factors that can prevent patients were candidates for treatment. These include:

Patients with restorations on the front teeth (such as porcelain dental crowns or dental bonding): unlike natural teeth, restorative material does not respond to whitening products. Generally, if these patients do choose teeth whitening, they also need to replace them with prosthetics. The new crowns will match the enhanced color of their smile.

• Patients with internal spots. Internal areas of gray spots on the teeth that is the result of a “dead” tooth. These spots affect the underlying layers of the tooth. In General, teeth whitening is most effective on external stains (yellow or brown spots) that affect the outer enamel. However, there are drugs that focus on both the external and internal stains.

• Patients with sensitive teeth or worn enamel, bleaching will only aggravate these conditions.

• Patients with bruxism or disorder temporomandibular joint teeth whitening can worsen these conditions.

• Allergy to components of the whitening agents.

• Children up to 18 years.

• Pregnancy and breast-feeding.

• Cancer.

• Bad oral hygiene.

• Smoking.

• The presence of caries and cracks.

Question: is it Safe professional whitening?

Answer: Numerous studies,the 10-year clinical experience and patient testimonials prove that professional technique of photo-bleaching teeth is safe and effective. Whitening is safe when it is conducted by an experienced practitioner. However, if not used properly, it can cause long-term sensitivity and gum irritation. It is recommended to choose a specialist who regularly performs teeth whitening.

Never choose a dentist who is pressuring you to undergo more cosmetic procedures than you really want. Choose a specialist who listens to your wishes. Before the bleaching, the dentist will first examine your teeth and gums. After determining your candidacy for treatment, you can discuss your goals, likely outcomes and the cost of the procedure.

Question: How many teeth can simultaneously handle?

Answer: Usually, bleach the teeth that are visible when you smile (8 upper and 8 lower front teeth). You can also perform the processing of certain teeth, while isolating others.

Question: is There a noticeable difference before and after treatment?

Answer: it Is a stunning result for your appearance and confidence. Although the teeth whitening procedure at the dentist are more expensive than whitening at home.

Question: Can I just rinse with peroxide to whiten teeth?

Answer: You should never rinse your mouth with peroxide! This can lead to serious damage to teeth and mouth tissues. It is also of little help to improve the color of your smile.

Question: Are my teeth more sensitive after whitening to stains?

Answer: Yes, your teeth will be more sensitive to stains, if you eat staining food and beverages in the first days after your treatment. Whitening dehydrates the teeth for 24-48 hours, making them more porous and susceptible to staining. If you drink coffee, tea or wine, it is best to do it through a straw.

Question: What can I do to lighten my implants, crowns or bridge?

Response: Although restorative materials are usually not sensitive to stains, Smoking and other factors can cause darkening. Unfortunately, bleaching will not eliminate these spots. Your dentist can eliminate the discoloration by way of restoration the cleaning solution.

Question: How often is bleaching?

Answer: Professional teeth whitening is not more than 1 time per year, at home not more than 1 time in six months.

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