Want To Make Your Teeth Look Whiter?

Teeth Whitening or Bleaching is the most marketed or demanded procedure in cosmetic dentistry now-a-days. It is a procedure which makes our teeth appear white. We all want our teeth to glow and look beautiful like pearls and give us a beautiful and attractive smile.

Why do we need to go for tooth whitening procedure?

Simple, the answer is “because our teeth look yellow or brown or you can say stained.” Now , there are a number of causes which make our teeth discolored or stained. They are as follows:

Internal factors causing Intrinsic stains:

External factors causing Extrinsic stains

Am I the right candidate for teeth whitening?

Yes, you can go for teeth whitening procedure if :

What are the advantages of bleaching?

What are the limitations of teeth whitening?

What are the side effects of bleaching?

How is teeth whitening done?

There are two ways of bleaching teeth:

  1. In Office Bleach: In this technique, you go to your dentist and the dentist uses a bleaching paste containing Hydrogen Peroxide to whiten your teeth. A gum protecting layer would be applied followed by the bleaching paste. The dentist can also use a laser light for whitening after applying the paste.

  2. Home Bleaching: In this technique, you buy over the counter bleach kit and use it yourself to bleach your teeth. You will get a custom made tray that can fit around your teeth and a bleaching paste. You have to put that paste in the tray and then wear that tray on your teeth. Since the tray is custom made, it may not fit properly on your teeth and the paste may cause irritation on your gums.

It is generally advisable to go for In Office Bleaching because the procedure is done by specialist and under proper supervision.

How to take care of my teeth after bleaching is done?

After bleaching you have to keep a few things in mind:

What would be the follow up schedule after bleaching?

The truth about bleaching is that it is never permanent. The teeth may change color again after a few months or year. For maintaining the whiteness you’ll have to go for some cleaning, polishing and touch ups from time to time.

            Happy Tooth Bleaching :)

Table Of Content

General Dental Care

What is Teeth Cleaning (Scaling)?

Want To Make Your Teeth Look Whiter?


Root Canal Treatment

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental Braces

What Are Orthodontic braces?

Invisible Braces…The Aligners.

Kids Teeth Care

Baby Teeth And teething