Dental whitening is a popular cosmetic dental treatment that involves removing stains and discoloration from the teeth to improve their appearance. There are several methods for whitening teeth, including in-office treatments, at-home treatments, and over-the-counter products. The most effective method of dental whitening typically involves a combination of in-office and at-home treatments.
Types of Dental Whitening
In-office dental whitening treatments involve the use of a high-concentration whitening gel that is applied to the teeth and activated with a special light. This method can produce dramatic results in just one visit to the dentist. At-home whitening treatments typically involve the use of custom-fitted trays that are filled with a lower-concentration whitening gel and worn for a specified period of time each day. Over-the-counter whitening products, such as whitening toothpaste and strips, are also available, but these typically produce less dramatic results than professional treatments.
Who is suitable?
It is important to note that dental whitening may not be suitable for everyone. For example, individuals with sensitive teeth or gum disease may not be good candidates for whitening treatments. Additionally, dental whitening may not be effective in treating certain types of stains, such as those caused by certain medications or genetics. Your dentist can evaluate your oral health and discuss your treatment options with you to determine if dental whitening is the right choice for your needs.
Dental Whitening with Vic Street Dental
Contact us on (04) 555 1001 to see if you are suitable for a Whitening.