Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Teeth Whitening - For A Bright Smile

The term ‘Tooth discoloration’ is the most commonly mentioned problem when people visit dentists. Due to excessive intake of antibiotics, fluoride etc, the teeth from the surface gets coated with dark-yellowish stains. Therefore tooth whitening method is widely used to remove the stains. Moreover, it is well suited for people with mildly discolored teeth. It is not advisable for men and women undergoing major treatments such as root canal, filling etc.

The various procedures for teeth whitening are:

  • BriteSmile Light System: A patented system for a bright smile.

  • Bleaching Kits: They bleach out the stains formed, by the means of a mouth tray that is inserted in the mouth. This tray is applied with carbamide peroxide available with various concentrations ranging from 16% to 22%.

  • Tooth Whitening Strips: These strips are placed on the teeth, retained for about an hour and then removed. Crest white strips are the most recommended.

  • Laser Tooth Whitening: The radiation from the laser or light is directed towards the teeth. A bleaching solution is applied beforehand and the oxygen content from the solution penetrates the tooth enamel and rubs away the deposits that are formed on the crust.

  • Toothpaste: Toothpaste has chemicals or polishing agents that fight against stain formation.

All in all teeth whitening is a process that adds to your face value.

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