Jun 4, 2011

All You Need To Know About Teeth Whitening

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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.


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