Know Everything About Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening to some degree is in the realm of dentistry a controversial topic. It is a mainstream service offered by countless expert particularly restorative dental specialists; however some consider it to be a potential wellbeing risk whenever done excessively or mistakenly.

There is a lot of misinformation on internet, some deem teeth whitening to be a mistake, and however some support the cause.

Let’s find out how does teeth whitening work?

  • The professional teeth whitening process starts with a consultation with your dentist.
  • If you have large fillings or crowns (caps) on your front teeth, then teeth brightening for you might not be a good idea.
  • After one is comfortable, the dentist usually inserts a lip retractor into one’s mouth, which is just a plastic guide that moves the lips out of the way so teeth are easy to access.
  • The dentist will then cover your gums around your front teeth with a gel and then harden it with a high-powered light.
  • This is called a gingival barrier, and it protects your gums from the teeth bleaching chemicals during the whitening process.
  • The genuine brightening measure includes the dental specialist applying a gel made of 15% to 35% hydrogen peroxide to your front teeth.
  • Hydrogen peroxide can penetrate the porous outer layer of your teeth and break apart stain compounds using a chemical reaction called oxidation.
  • The dentist will rinse off the gel and reapply a fresh coat as many times as necessary within the space of about 40 minutes.
  • While the effects of whitening might last for quite a long time, however the stain on teeth might return after sometimes.

So, if you want to know more about the treatments and precautions of teeth whitening in Coventry, visit our dentist or checkout our website at today!

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