Smile Designing Teeth Whitening

Smile Designing Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening 

Have your teeth been looking dull lately??

Usually teeth color in humans varies from Greyish white to Yellowish white. As we grow up in age, our teeth color may become dull due to several reasons.

  • Eating and drinking habits–Coffee, tea, wine are few agents that stain teeth.
  • Age–With age, teeth color becomes dull as the outer layer becomes thin.
  • Use of tobacco–Tobacco contains Tar and Nicotine which stains teeth yellowish.
  • Medications–Teeth stains due to intake of some medications like Anti-hypertensive drugs, Antipsychotics.

Some drugs taken during pregnancy might also cause side effects in newborns, resulting in Tetracycline stains.

  • Trauma– If teeth are injured due to the accident, then it can also lead to a change in the color of teeth. 

One of the most popular treatments in smile designing, teeth whitening, or as it’s commonly known, Bleaching of teeth involves the use of chemical agents to remove the dull color of teeth.  

How does bleaching work?

The teeth whitening is a simple procedure that involves bleaching agents “Hydrogen peroxide and Carbamide peroxide”. These agents break down the stain and get your teeth back into their past glorious white color.

Bleaching Techniques

There are several options for bleaching techniques, the usage of which varies according to the patient’s dental health and preferences. 

  • Bright Smile teeth whitening — It uses hydrogen peroxide gel along with specialized light to whiten teeth. It’s a fairly quick process and causes no harm to the adjacent tissues.
  • Take-home traysTake-home trays are a DIY method where you can do the procedure yourself at home. The trays, filled with whitening gels, are designed according to your teeth size to perfectly fit in your mouth.
  • Glo whitening – Glo stands for guided light optics. It is one of the recent advancement that has made teeth Whitening easy and pain free. It removes the tough stains from teeth. This technique uses light and heat to stimulate the whitening gel.

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy!