Whitening

What is teeth whitening?

Cosmetic dentistry offers many different options for a beautiful smile. One of them is bleaching. Whitening systems can be applied in two different ways as home type and office type. While home-type application gives results in at least one week, a visible whitening is obtained within thirty minutes in office-type applications. Office-type applications should be performed by a physician. In order for the whitening process to be effective and long-lasting, the experience of the physician, the material used and the device are of great importance.

Why does discoloration on teeth occur?

Prolonged and frequent use of tea, coffee, cigarettes and colored beverages can lead to staining on the teeth.

Congenital colorings

Discoloration due to prolonged use of antibiotics

Colorations due to excessive fluoride intake

Coloring that may occur after root canal treatment

Colorations that may occur as a result of trauma

Senile

How is whitening done?

It is the process of lightening the tooth color by activating the special gels applied to the tooth surface with lasers or chemically.

How many types of whitening are there?

office type

House type

How is office whitening applied?

It is a system that can be applied by the physician in the practice environment and allows us to achieve both a shorter time and a more effective whitening.

First of all, the gums are isolated with creams that provide isolation so that the soft tissues are not damaged by the gels.

Activated by laser, the gel provides a visible lightening in the color of our teeth within thirty minutes.

Office whitening is more effective and longer lasting than home bleaching.

You can leave our clinic with a whiter smile after the procedure.

How is home bleaching applied?

After the measurements we take from your mouth, special plaques are prepared for you.

Special gels are placed on these plates by you and applied to your teeth.

It is applied to the teeth for at least four hours during the day.

Teeth must be brushed before and after the application.

After the application, colored foods should not be consumed and smoking should not be allowed.

Processing should be continued for at least four weeks

The biggest disadvantage of home whitening is that the application time is too long. This makes it difficult for our patient to continue the treatment with the same determination for a long time.

The effect of home-type applications is lower than office-type applications.

Who can the whitening process be applied to?

It can be applied to any healthy tooth.

Is there any problem?

There is no harm in terms of both teeth and gums in procedures performed under the supervision of a physician.

Will the teeth return to their original state after whitening?

There will definitely be a change in color over time. This period varies according to the habits and care of the patients. Re-treatments performed every 1-2 years will help preserve the color.

Is there any sensitivity?

Although there are usually no serious discomforts, minor sensitivities will pass within a few days.

Is it the same process as removing stains on the tooth surface?

It is not the same process, the stains on the tooth surface are the colorations on the outer layer of the tooth, and it is a process that must be done with mechanical cleaning and before whitening.

Is teeth whitening harmful?

It does not harm both the living part of the tooth and the hard tissue of the tooth.

The bleaching process must be done by experienced physicians and with quality materials.

What should be considered after whitening?

Smoking should be reduced

Consumption of colored foods such as coffee, cola and tea should be reduced.

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