Tooth whitening can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surface. It cannot make a complete colour change. Tooth whitening is a way to improve the colour of your teeth using hydrogen peroxide (a type of bleach). It is safe and effective if carried out by a dentist or under the supervision of a dentist.
Is there any difference between teeth whitening and bleaching?
Some people have confusion between teeth whitening and teeth bleaching. There is a difference between the two, whitening means to brighten your teeth by removing stain caused from staining foods and beverages, whereas bleaching refers to lightening a tooth from the inside-out.
With changing treads teeth whitening in Mumbai has became one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedure amongst the youth . Dental Whitening procedures fit within almost any budget and the results are immediate.
Who can opt for teeth whitening?
All those who are not happy with the color shade of their tooth are the candidates for teeth whitening. Whitening removes stains by polishing of the surface of the tooth, so in case of patients who are affected by tetracycline, teeth whitening might be ineffective.
Such patients will have to opt for teeth bleaching or veneers can be one of the treatment options.
How long do whitening results last?
There can’t be a definitive answer for this question. The whitening effect varies patient to patient based on their habits and oral hygiene maintenance.
Excessive consumption of food that cause teeth staining such as coffee, tea, red wine can reduce whitening effect in short span.
Some people smoke, use Khaini which can further decrease the duration.
How white will my teeth get?
On average, with a Mahalaxmi Dental professional teeth whitening system, you can expect your teeth to get approximately five shades whiter.