Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening

Teeth whitening method (bleaching) is a method performed with some special drugs applied to lighten the colors of teeth that have changed color for various reasons.

Why does discoloration on teeth occur?

Long-term and frequent use of tea, coffee, cigarettes and colored beverages can lead to staining on the teeth.

Why are our teeth discolored?

Discoloration due to long-term use of antibiotics, excessive fluoride intake Discolorations that may occur as a result of trauma and old age after root canal treatment. Stains that have penetrated into the teeth and congenital discolorations in the teeth can only be removed with the whitening process.

The bleaching process is applied in two ways as home and office type:

Home Bleaching:

It is a whitening process that is made by putting carbamide-peroxide-based gels into plastic mouthpieces prepared specifically for the person with a simple measure taken from the mouth and that the person can easily apply at home. Desired bleaching can be achieved in an average of 5-7 days.

Office Type Whitening:

It is a simple and painless procedure that can be performed within 1 hour in the dentist's office. In this bleaching method, a high concentration of bleaching agent is used. In this way, the color of the teeth can be opened very quickly, often in a single session. Their high concentration does not harm the teeth at all.

How white are the teeth?

The degree of whitening of the teeth varies from person to person, primarily depending on the initial color. While yellow-toned teeth can easily bleach 2-6 tones; It is more difficult to whiten teeth in green or gray tones.

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