What is bleaching?
It is the process of bleaching using special whitening gels for whitening the teeth.
What are the advantages of bleaching?
- Bleaching has the benefit of lightening the color of teeth that have changed color and become yellowed for a variety of causes.
- Enhances the aesthetics of the grin
- Results are achieved quickly, reliably, and successfully.
- Enhances one’s self-esteem
- It has a beneficial effect on social relationships.
What are the bleaching methods?
- Office type bleaching (whitening in a clinical setting)
- Home type bleaching
- Combined bleaching ( Home + Office type whitening )
- Single tooth bleaching (Internal whitening of root canal treated teeth)
What are the stages of bleaching?
Office type bleaching
- The tooth surfaces are cleansed and the natural color of the tooth is exposed.
- A gum barrier is placed to protect the gums.
- Gels are administered to the tooth surfaces.
- Utilizing a specific light source, the reaction is accelerated.
Home type bleaching
- The teeth’s surfaces are cleansed.
- Teeth are quantified.
- A translucent whitening plate that is appropriate for the patient is created.
- The physician’s gel is pushed into this plate.
- Each day, the plaque is worn in the mouth for a certain amount of time.
- The treatment may be repeated until the desired level of whitening is reached.
How long Is bleaching?
- The color change after bleaching varies according to the patient’s use of colored liquids (coffee, tea, cigarette, red wine, cola).
- The permanence of whitening varies between 6 months and 2 years.
Does bleaching damage teeth?
When used properly and under the supervision of a dentist, the whitening process is completely safe for the teeth.
Does teeth whitening work equally for everyone?
- Teeth whitening varies from person to person.
- How much the tooth color will lighten depends on the structure of the tooth.
To whom teeth whitening process is not applied?
- To pregnant women
- For teeth that are particularly sensitive
- Patients suffering from gingival recession as a result of gingival disease
- Individuals who are under the age of sixteen.
What should be considered after the whitening process?
- After the bleaching process, colored liquids such as red wine, coffee, tea, cola should be avoided for two days.
- Extremely hot and cold drinks and foods should be avoided in the first few days
- Otherwise, the resulting whiteness will return.