It is often possible to restore the natural color of yellowed teeth with teeth whitening treatment.
"The special gel and solution applied to the teeth are activated by laser to provide a natural appearance. We recommend that teeth whitening to be performed by a specialist physician in a clinical setting."
Frequently Asked Questions About Teeth Whitening
How Is Teeth Whitening Made?
Professional and shorter-lasting teeth whitening is done by a dentist. This is called office bleaching. The second is whitening done at home. This is called home bleaching.
How is Office Bleaching done?
The dentist protects the gums to prevent damage from the gel and solution. After applying the whitening gel, it is activated by laser. The bleaching process in the clinic is completed in less than 1 hour.
How is Home Bleaching Done?
For home teeth whitening, it is necessary to go to the dentist first. Your doctor plans the sessions you need to apply at home and produces a special clear plate for you. Whitening sessions are done at home with the gel applied to the transparent plate within the plan. Home bleaching is completed in 1 to 2 weeks.
"At-home teeth whitening has risks. In case of deviation from the plan, the bleaching process may not give the expected result. In case of careless placement of the transparent plaque on the teeth, the gums may be damaged by the solution and gel."
Is it possible to have a single tooth whitened?
Only a dentist can whiten a single tooth. Single tooth whitening is mostly applied to teeth that have lost their color due to the removal of live tissue during root canal treatment. The filling in the tooth is removed, the whitening gel is applied to the tooth cavity. The tooth is closed with a temporary filling, and the application is repeated for an average of 3 days until the desired whiteness is achieved.
Does the Whitening Process Damage Teeth?
There is no harm in professional teeth whitening. It is normal to experience mild sensitivity in the teeth in the first 24 hours.
How Successful Is Teeth Whitening?
With office bleaching, the color of the teeth can be lightened up to 8 to 10 tons. The success of home bleaching depends on not disrupting the plan and correct application of the transparent plaque.
How Long Does the Effect of Teeth Whitening Last?
The effect of teeth whitening lasts from 6 months to 2 years. The duration may vary depending on the use of tea, coffee, cigarettes, tobacco products and alcohol.
Can I Apply Ready Tooth Whitening Kits At Home?
The use of ready-made whitening kits sold in online markets and pharmacies is risky. We do not recommend using these ready kits for your health.
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