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Teeth whitening

What is Teeth Whitening?

Healthy and white teeth are of great importance in terms of aesthetics today. Teeth whitening is the process of removing colored organic and inorganic substances on the surface of the teeth with tooth whitening gels. Teeth whitening is used when the teeth are discolored due to internal or external reasons.

Why Do Teeth Lose Their Whiteness?

Structural disorders in childhood, some antibiotics exposed during infancy or in the womb, foods and beverages consumed in daily life (dyeing substances such as cigarettes, tea and coffee) and the amount of fluoride in drinking water can cause tooth discoloration.

Why Do Teeth Lose Their Whiteness?

After the food residues accumulating on the teeth, staining due to tea, coffee, smoking and brushing habits, dental calculus and plaque cleaning to be done in the office, the teeth are made ready for the teeth whitening process. The gums are isolated, the medicine is applied on the teeth, and the blue light used in irradiated fillings is applied to them to increase the effectiveness of the medicine. The procedure is terminated when the desired whiteness is achieved after repeated sessions. If the color of the teeth is close to white and a few shades lighter, only laser or home bleaching may be sufficient. However, if there is too much discoloration on the teeth due to cigarette, coffee or tea, the combined teeth whitening method is more effective. In order to decide on the appropriate teeth whitening method, a doctor's examination is absolutely necessary.

Who Can Have Teeth Whitening?

Before the whitening procedure, the person must undergo a dental examination. Those who have advanced caries and gum disease in their mouth should have the whitening process applied after they have been treated by their physician. Apart from this, it is not recommended to apply teeth whitening to people who have not completed their growth and development, pregnant women and nursing mothers. Teeth whitening treatment does not give the same results for everyone; How much the tooth color will lighten may vary according to the structure of the tooth.

How Long Does the Effect of Whitening Last?

The whitening process varies depending on the person's tooth structure and himself, and remains constant for about 6 months to 2 years. After the procedure, substances that stain the teeth should be avoided for at least two weeks. If you are having problems with the color of your teeth, you can apply to our clinic to have teeth whitening treatment, and if your teeth are found suitable for whitening as a result of the examination, you can have your procedure done as soon as possible.


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