What is laser teeth whitening?

With the development of aesthetic and restorative materials in dentistry, many color, shape and position disorders can be easily resolved. Bleaching of discolored teeth can be done with laser application, which takes about 1 hour.

What are the bleaching processes?

Whitening is the process of erasing the colorings that occur in the structure of the teeth (enamel and dentin layer). Various whitening methods are available. It is not preferred because the home bleaching method is not under the control of a physician, can damage the gums and can take 1-2 weeks. “KTP Laser Bleaching System”, one of the methods applied in medicine, has been used with peace of mind in recent years. This system is highly preferred, both because the result is obtained in a short period of time, about 1 hour, and because the majority of patients are not sensitive.

What are the causes of tooth discoloration?

The tooth color of each individual also differs, as does the color of the eyes, skin and hair. Old age, consumption of substances that stain teeth (coffee, tea, cola, red wine, cigarettes, etc.), use of some antibiotics during pregnancy and childhood, impaction, nerve degeneration, excessive fluoride use, veneers and fillings may cause discoloration of the teeth. If we have healthy teeth, laser bleaching is an ideal solution for a whiter and natural smile.

Is the Teeth Whitening Method Applicable to Everyone?

In the examination, first of all, gingival treatments are completed. Then it goes to whitening. However, since there are not enough studies on pregnant, maternity and child patients, the bleaching process is delayed.

How Many Tones Can Teeth Color Be?

In this system, the color of the teeth can be lightened by 2-3 tones.

How long is the application period?

The treatment takes about 1 hour. Generally, a single session application is sufficient for patients. However, patients with tetracycline discoloration, gray teeth, smoking and consuming foods containing coloring matter may require a second or third session.

How does the system work?

Unlike other teeth whitening systems, the “Laser Whitening System” provides not only the surface of the teeth, but also the internal structure of the teeth to be whitened with a photochemical effect. In other words, this whitening method offers a non-superficial and permanent whitening with the reactions it creates in the molecular structure of the tooth, superior to all other whitening methods.

Does the patient feel pain during whitening?

No, there is no need for anesthesia as the patient does not feel pain.

Is there any side effect?

There is no known side effects.

How long does the whiteness last after the application?

Whitening is not a lifelong treatment method that can be applied at once. It is useful to repeat it at regular intervals. In fact, the length of this period varies depending on the patient’s oral hygiene, not excessive consumption of coloring foods and not smoking.

Is this process Safe?

Yeah! According to the researches, laser whitening of teeth is extremely effective and safe if it is done under the supervision of your dentist who has received special training in laser use. Teeth and gums are not damaged in any way.

Can there be any problems with the teeth after the treatment?

It is noteworthy that some patients feel very little sensitivity in their teeth in the first 24 hours.

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