Everyone always wish to have white teeth. But interestingly, this never happens. This may be due to aging, smoking, drinking tea or coffee, red wine or in-taking of similar type dark thick beverages.
There are several methods of whitening the teeth. Teeth whitening are apt for people having healthy gum and good health. Before undergoing teeth white whitening you must ensure that it is right for you.
Different methods of whitening teeth are:
In-clinic bleaching: this is highly effective method. The procedure is done in the clinic and it may take maximum one hour. The greatest advantage of in-clinic bleaching is that it can make immediate effects.
Teeth whitening tooth paste: Whitening toothpastes can help remove upper-layer stains only and do not contain bleach; over-the-counter and professional whitening products contain carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide that helps lighten the color deep in the tooth.
Whitening strips and gels: Whitening strips is now very common in all medical stores. Teeth whitening strips may take longer to produce the desired results depending on the strength of peroxide that they contain.
Whitening rinses: Rinses are something different. This is a new product in the market. Rinses are similar to mouth wash which you can take a complete mouth full and keep it for 2-3 minutes in mouth and spit it out. Though this may give you fresh breathe and help reduce dental plaque and gum disease, but it not effective as other whitening methods.
You can improve the appearance of discolor in teeth:
- Regularly having your teeth measured and polished to remove any stain that has built up
- Following advice about preventing tooth decay
- Brushing regularly
- Stopping smoking
- Cutting down on strong-colored food and drink to stop stains returning
We often recommend that you have a bleaching appliance made after six months so that you can touch up your bleaching, or brighten your smile before a special event. The teeth whitening process really works. Dr. Rajarjan is an expert in all facets of cosmetic dentistry he can determine which technique will best suit your individual whitening needs.