Laughing with white teeth is an easy process that we all want and takes one session when done with a laser. For a clean mouth and healthy smile, first the teeth are cleaned and then laser teeth whitening is performed. Whitening is an aesthetic procedure that takes up to 45 minutes on the sofa and is not harmful.
In general, teeth should not be stained and the color should not be too dark for teeth whitening in one day. Because the color of the teeth is different between people, sometimes it may take 2-3 sessions of whitening. It is possible for the color of the teeth to remain white permanently after laser whitening.
Consumption of large amounts of coffee, tea, cola and cigarettes is not recommended for permanent teeth whitening as they cause discoloration.
Depending on the density of the protein layer inside the teeth, the color of the teeth differs between individuals. The most common condition in subsequent color changes is the darkening of the color of the teeth as age progresses. Consumption of substances that stain the teeth (coffee, tea, cola, cigarettes, etc.), blows to the teeth, old dentures, veneers and fillings can also cause discoloration. Using antibiotics (such as tetracycline) or excessive fluoride consumption during the development of teeth also cause dark discoloration of the teeth.
When and to whom can the whitening process be applied?
If your teeth are dark in color, have yellow, gray and brown tones, or have stains on them, the examination and diagnosis will determine whether the teeth are suitable for whitening. The teeth whitening process is trouble-free in a healthy mouth. It is a safe solution for a whiter and more natural smile.
Is it safe to whiten teeth?
According to researches, teeth whitening is extremely effective and safe if done under control. The color of the teeth can be opened up to 6 tones. There is no harmful effect on teeth and gums. Sometimes there may be mild cold and hot sensitivity in the teeth, but this situation is completely resolved with intermittent treatment or discontinuation.
How long is the application period?
In general, teeth whitening begins in the first application. However, in order to achieve the ideal image, it is necessary to continue for 10 – 14 days if the application is done at home, and at least 4-5 sessions if it is done in the office.
Whitening is the process of removing the discoloration that occurs in the structure of the teeth (enamel and dentin layer). There are two different whitening methods currently known. The first method is one that the patient can apply at home by himself, and the stages are as follows:
The second method is whitening performed by a physician in the clinic, which is applied as follows:
Teeth will not return to their former color and will always be whiter than before. However, depending on the habits and oral care of the patients, a consolidation treatment may sometimes be required 1 or 2 times after a year.
Habits such as constant coffee, cigarettes, and red wine can also cause teeth to lose their whiteness. Such habits cause teeth to lose their whiteness faster than normal. This requires brushing teeth, especially after consumption of beverages such as tea, coffee, wine.
A sparkling smile
Which of us wouldn't want to have a sparkling smile and white teeth? There are 2 things that can be done to have the bright smile we dream of: