Teeth whitening is the most typical cultured procedure done at the dentist office. It is a easy process and does not hurt but the results always make a remarkable and swift effect on the appearance. The basic idea's to create perfect pearly white teeth that we see in beauty festivals and toothpaste commercials but sometimes these expectancies aren't practical. Everybody has got a natural tooth colour that's determined in part by genetics and by our personal habits.

Smokers and heavy coffee drinkers have a tendency to have distinctly stained teeth that looks yellow. But some individuals that have never had a stick of tobacco or don't drink coffee have yellow teeth. This is not to assert they have poor hygiene, it could be the natural color of their teeth. Sometimes, no sort of cleaning will get your teeth white because you are fighting the natural colour of your teeth. Folks frequently accidentally compare white teeth to clean teeth, but this is wrong headed. Teeth come in numerous different shades of white, not simply the bleach white we often see on TV. Teeth discoloration also happens as people grow older. The tooth surface enamel breaks down and shows fine cracks. Stains deposits into these cracks and discolors the teeth.

It is easy to have your teeth whitened at home, but having it done at a dentist would be much better with more striking results. The teeth is lightened a few shades rather than bleach totally. Some teeth bleaching chemicals has been shown to weaken the outer surface of the tooth, making it prone to cavities, which explains why it is not recommended and should not be practiced at a dentist office. Instead , dentists use chemicals to lighten teeth gradually.

First your dentist will insert a gel guard into your mouth to guard your gums and tongue. The whitening product is then applied at once onto the teeth and left to soak. Most whitening products use hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, the same chemicals we use to bleach hair. Hydrogen peroxide lightens our teeth by bringing in more oxygen into the surface of the tooth and lightening its appearance.

Teeth whitening only has temporary effects and will fade inside 3 or a month. The teeth return to their natural colour inside this time. This is why dentist recommend whitening treatments in several sessions to get a more long lasting bleach. Successive treatments can be done by the patient at home. After they get a mold gel mouth guard from the dentist, they can apply the product to their teeth themselves. The whitening product is applied over the gel guard just as the dentist had demonstrated. Product is applied right to the teeth and left to soak for a half hour to an hour. This process is repeated every two to three weeks. The mouth guard you get from the dentist is vital because it stop the whitening product from bleaching your gums and from being ingested. Hydrogen peroxide isn't harmful nevertheless it can prompt vomiting.

Lionel Piedmont thanks Atlanta dentist Stephen R. Muecke of the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs office of Atlanta Smiles that for his advice that was used in writing this article.