If bleaching has been carried out by and under the care of a dentist, the procedure is often quite efficient and reliable.
When used as directed, bleaching does not cause permanent damage to the teeth or gums.
It helps to whiten the teeth up to 3-4 shades while protecting the natural structure of the teeth.
It does not require any abrasion or crowning of the teeth.
The procedure is not difficult. It helps you to have an aesthetic smile.
It is a much more affordable solution compared to aesthetic crowns.
Teeth whitening is the removal of yellowing, darkening of the teeth and stains on the teeth by means of tooth whitening agents applied to the surface of the teeth, without abrading the teeth or covering them with any other artificial material.
It may not give the same success results for all patients.
Your teeth may not preserve its whiteness in the long run.
Patient may feel hot-cold sensitivity during the procedure.
Your teeth may feel itchy.
At-Home Bleaching: Varies between 5 days and 2 weeks.
In-Clinic Bleaching: 45 min – 1,5 hours if applied by an experienced dentist (the procedure may be repeated up to 4 times with 1-5 days intervals if the results are not satisfactory).
Single Tooth Bleaching: 1-4 sessions
Before teeth whitening, the person should have caries treatments and tartar cleaning should be completed.
There are a lot of things that a person should pay attention to during teeth whitening, and all of them are explained to the patient in detail and clearly by the dentist.
The first few days after teeth whitening are very critical. During this period, the teeth are very sensitive to staining. Therefore, attention should be paid to the diets specified by the physician in eating and drinking. Food and beverages that leave color should be avoided as much as possible, mouth should be rinsed and teeth should be brushed after eating and drinking.
Foods and beverages to be avoided for the first few days: tea, coffee, cola and similar soft drinks, orange juice, red wine, beer, other colored alcoholic beverages, sauces, carrots, peas, corn, broccoli, green beans, brussels sprouts, mushrooms, lettuce, beetroot, strawberry, blackberry, cigarette, etc.