The process of tooth whitening involves a professional bleaching technique, a home kit or a combination of both. You will also read about Blue light which is the catalyst for the whitening product used. This is very effective and can achieve results more rapidly than hydrogen peroxide or cabamide and will be undertaken at your dental practice.
Most dental practices offer the combination of treatments which involve a moulded mouth guard which is made at the practice. You can then take this home and continue with the bleaching agents for approximately one month. More: What Are The Benefits Of Teeth Whitening?
Why you should always choose professional teeth whitening
Nowadays we are bombarded with images of lovely pearly white teeth whenever we open a magazine or look at our favourite film star. This is something which has over the past few years become extremely popular and affordable instantly making a difference to your smile, and often your confidence too.
Tooth whitening is something that can be done in the home as many companies produce tooth whitening home kits, these can be purchased over the internet as well as in your local chemist.
How long does teeth whitening last?
The professional whitening can last for years if you look after your teeth post procedure. You will need to use whitening toothpaste and avoid foods and drinks which cause staining such as tea, coffee, red wine and smoking. Information on methods.
The products will lightening the colour of your teeth noticeably but cannot make a total colour change. Also be aware that the whitening only works on natural teeth if you have a crown or veneers they will not be affected.