Is tooth whitening right for you?
Advanced dental techniques now provide
consumers with exciting, new options for enhancing their smiles.
Revolutionary methods are now available for bleaching teeth to make
Teeth bleaching or
the color of teeth whether darkened from age, coffee, tea or tobacco.
Its brightening effects can last up to five years after the treatment
depending on your personal habits, such as smoking or drinking coffee or
Bleaching has a higher than 90% success
rate. Bleaching is tough on stains but gentle on your teeth! Results
vary depending on several factors such as teeth stained from smoking;
from taking certain medications such as tetracycline during tooth
development; or from fluorosis, a condition occurring in the presence of
too much fluoride.
Bleaching will not lighten fillings or
artificial materials used in dental repair as for crowns, porcelain
veneers, etc. Your dentist may discourage treatment if you have
sensitive teeth, periodontal disease, teeth with worn enamel or if
you're pregnant or breast-feeding.