Teeth whitening is a great cosmetic treatment at enhancing the overall aesthetics of your smile. Our whitening treatments we offer can help lighten the shade of your teeth to give you the hollywood sparkle you desire.
Teeth whitening is a common procedure which involves changing the natural colour of the teeth so that they seem whiter, without doing any kind of damage to the surface of the teeth. If you want to get whiter teeth in the Birmingham area, then our dentist team can offer you advice and simple procedures that will help to ensure that you get a perfect, white smile. There are several options available to you, some of which you can do at home with our help, and some of which requires in house treatment.
Our last blog post recently talked about the foods and drinks that are best avoided when completing a teeth whitening treatment.
Even though there are lots of foods and drinks that are best to be avoided during treatment, there are also food/drink that are recommended to have:
Teeth whitening needs to be used very carefully (as it does contain chemicals) and the user needs to follow the instructions exactly to ensure it is done in the safest way possible. There has been no conclusive research that teeth whitening damage your teeth long term, but you may experience a few side effects when whitening:
It is a natural process for your teeth to become discoloured over the years. However, staining is worsened by the consumption of coffee, tea and red wine. Smoking will also promote staining. If you find yourself in this situation, you have the option of teeth whitening Solihull procedures to effectively remove the stains.
The methods that are used for whitening are safe and simple. The level of whiteness that can be achieved varies from one person to another. The method of whitening that is chosen will also impact on the degree of whiteness that will be achieved.
You could choose to have the whitening process done at your dentist’s office. This normally takes approximately one hour. It is possible for this process to whiten the teeth by several shades. It will help to brighten your smile drastically, returning teeth to its natural shade.
The process involves covering your gums and lips. Thereafter a gel will be applied to the area. A special light is used to activate the gel. The gel gently starts penetrating, causing the breakup of discoloration and stains, giving you the bright natural smile you want.
If you wish, you could opt for a home treatment plan. In this case, impressions will be taken of your upper and lower teeth. A dental technician will make models of these and custom made trays will be manufactured based on the models. The trays will be made to fit precisely and this will prevent the gel from leaking onto your gums, preventing gum tissue damage. You will place the whitening gel inside the trays and wear them for approximately two hours per day. The full procedure will normally take between ten and twenty nights.
Either method of teeth whitening Solihull is suitable. The results can last for up to two years. This is dependent upon your lifestyle habits such as drinking coffee and tea, and smoking.
Your teeth will naturally discolour with age. This process is exacerbated by the consumption of red wine, tea and coffee. If you are a smoker, it will worsen the problem. In the event that you suffer from this problem, you should contact your dentist regarding teeth whitening Solihull.
The methods used for this procedure are simple and safe. The level of whitening that you can achieve will vary from one person to another. The level of whiteness will also be determined by the method that is chosen for the process.
It is possible for the whitening procedure to be done at the dental practice. The procedure will normally last for about an hour. This process can achieve several shades of whitening. If you have severely stained teeth, this procedure will be able to return them to a natural shade.
During the process your gums and lips will have to be covered. A gel will then be applied directly to the teeth. Your dentist will place a special light over them, causing activation of the gel. Once the gel is active, it will start to penetrate, thus causing the discoloration and the stains to break up. This will allow you to have that bright smile you desire.
There are home treatment plans available for this procedure. Your practitioner will take impressions of both your upper and lower teeth. Models of these impressions will be made by a dental technician. Finally custom made trays will be made based on the models prepared. These trays will fit exactly over your teeth which will stop the gel from leaking out onto your gums as this might cause gum damage. Once you have the trays, you can place the gel into it and should wear these for about two hours every day. It will normally take about ten to twenty nights of wear to achieve the desired results.
You can achieve excellent results with either of these teeth whitening Solihull methods. The results you achieve will last for a period up to two years. This period depends upon your habits of tea, wine and coffee consumption, as well as whether you are a smoker or not.