It is important to find a proper teeth whitening dentist when your teeth become discoloured. Your dentist can help you determine which course of treatment is appropriate for your teeth. Depending on the severity of your discolouration, one of several options may be a reasonable option for you. A dentist's advice will help you to avoid using commercially-available products that may be harmful to your teeth. Some teeth cannot be easily whitened by teeth whitening kits used at home. Some stains, such as those caused by tetracycline antibiotics, cannot be removed by bleaching. You should schedule an initial consultation in order to find out if a teeth whitening dentist will be able to help you.
Many dental patients choose professional teeth whitening instead of certain other procedures, such as tooth bonding or veneers. No artificial attachments are used on your teeth. This helps to keep your mouth feeling far more comfortable after the procedure. It also means that you are less likely to experience problems related to damaged bonds or attachments. Teeth whitening is a relatively easy procedure when performed in a dentist's office. You will also enjoy fewer costs, in contrast to other procedures such as veneers. Refill kits are provided to help the teeth maintain a good lustre following the procedure. Your teeth will likely only need to be touched up every year or so following the initial whitening.
Zoom teeth whitening is a procedure that is well-worth considering. An advantage of using this procedure is that your visit to the dentist will take an hour or less. When completed, your teeth will have a more brilliant colour and lustre. The dentist will begin by removing excess debris from your teeth that may interfere with the whitening process. Your teeth will look and feel clean. A mixture of specially-formulated gels and curing lights are used throughout the zoom teeth whitening procedure. Once the process is complete, the dentist will give you gel and splints that can be used every three to six months. This gel will help top up your teeth so that they will continue to have a dazzling white colour.
Some dental patients may find that other procedures are better suited to their needs. Teeth whitening toothpaste may be used when the actual structure of your teeth doesn't require whitening. A few remedies using products often found in the home are often recommended. A sodium bicarbonate paste may be applied regularly to remove stains. A mixture of lemon juice and salt may relieve one's teeth of an excessively yellow colour. An orange peel on its own may help enhance your teeth's white colour. Powdered bay leaves and dried orange peel used together also possess whitening properties. These natural remedies work well against surface stains that are not associated with structural staining.
Another effective alternative to in-office Zoom teeth whitening is using a home bleaching kit under the supervision of a dentist. A dentist trained in cosmetic dentistry makes a splint that perfectly conforms to the patient's teeth. After the splint is created, the patient puts the gel into the splint. Among the gels used is the Zoom brand. This gel is used for anywhere from two to four weeks. This normally results in a smile that is exactly like one that a patient would receive from an in-office whitening procedure. When using a kit purchased outside of a dentist's office, make sure the solution is 21% carbamide peroxide. Use an oxygenating mouthwash afterwards and oxygenating toothpaste when you brush.
In some cases, a patient may be advised to use another procedure instead of whitening. Examples of other procedures that provide patients with white teeth are veneers. Procedures that involve artificial bonds or attachments can be significantly more expensive. This is why it is important for dental patients to consult with a qualified teeth whitening dentist. They will have a far better idea of which procedure will most help your teeth.
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