Tooth whitening is a cosmetic solution applied to lighten the color of teeth that have changed color and yellowed for various reasons, a few personal tones.
Tooth whitening is a cosmetic solution applied to lighten the color of teeth that have changed color and yellowed for various reasons, a few personal tones. The tooth whitening process used in aesthetic dentistry is aimed at preventing tooth discoloration, which is one of the most important problems in aesthetic dentistry.
The natural colors of the teeth darken with years and the effect of tea and coffee and smoking. Bleaching method is applied to these teeth instead of porcelain etc. and at the end of this process, the teeth are opened up to eight to ten tones depending on the condition. In the bleaching process, the color of the tooth can be bleached to the desired shade by penetrating the enamel and dentin layers of the tooth, removing the discoloration in these areas.
There are two types of bleaching processes:
- 1- Office Bleaching (Teeth Whitening in Clinic)
- 2- Home Bleaching (Teeth Whitening at Home)
This whitening method is applied by the dentist in the clinic. A beam that accelerates the whitening is applied on the whitening substance applied to the teeth. The bleaching gels used generally contain carbonit peroxide.
By wearing the plates prepared with the measurements taken from you for a few hours a day, you can do the whitening process at home.You put the amount of bleaching gel recommended by your doctor on the part of the plaque that will coincide with the front of your teeth and place the plaque in your mouth.You can get the color you want after an average of 3 to 6 days of use.With the bleaching method made at home, the dark color, especially in dull teeth that have undergone root canal treatment, may not be removed.Or, results may not be obtained for the stains we call tetracycline stains.Because the concentration of the bleaching gel is kept low so that it does not harm your teeth or gums.The active ingredient of the bleaching gel used in home bleaching is 10 -16-22% carbomide peroxide (CH4N2O2).Carbomide peroxide is in the form of white crystals. When water comes into contact with these white crystals, hydrogen peroxide, the bleaching agent, is released. Hydrogen peroxide is also the substance that makes the tooth bleaching process.
-DOES IT HARM TO DENTAL MINE?
Bleaching under the control of a dentist does not cause any harm. There are many studies on this subject as well. The most important thing to be aware of here is that products that are sold uncontrolled in the market and that may contain substances harmful to teeth should not be used. Uncontrolled use of teeth whitening products can cause structural defects in teeth and gums.
-HOW MUCH DO YOUR TEETH BLEACH?
It is possible to open up to eight tons of colored and naturally dark teeth with the tooth whitening system, which is the most popular trend of recent years in aesthetic dentistry.
-IS IT SAFE TO BLEACH TEETH?
When the whitening application is done under the control of a physician, it does not harm the teeth and gums in any way.