Most common questions related to teeth whitening treatment

Most common questions related to teeth whitening treatment

How often does teeth whitening need to be touched up?

Teeth whitening is not permanent. it depends on your habitual diet, those who expose their teeth to food and beverages that cause staining may see their teeth start to fade in as little as one month, so your touch up will be very soon. avoiding foods and beverages causing stain will remain their brightness of teeth to one year longer. so your next touch up will be after a long time.

Are there any risks or side effects associated with teeth whitening?

Some people experience temporary tooth sensitivity and mild irritation of the soft tissue in the mouth. It is due to peroxide in the whitener gets through the enamel to the soft layer of dentin. It disappears in 1-3 days. Overuse of whitener may damage the tooth enamel, so it is recommended to follow the instructions of the dentist for a safe treatment.

I use whitening toothpaste, isn’t that enough?

Whitening toothpaste will clean your teeth better than ordinary toothpaste. It removes the surface stain from the teeth before the discoloration runs deeper and become the permanent part, however whitening toothpaste is not enough to remove the stain. If the discoloration penetrates into several layers of enamel then no toothpaste is going to remove that.

Why my teeth get stained?

There are many reasons due to which teeth get stained such as

  • Incorrect brushing leads to an excessive build-up of tartar.
  • Regular drinking of coffee, tea.
  • Chewing of tobacco and smoking.
  • Teeth discolor with ages.

Why should I go to a dentist to get my teeth whitened?

Professional teeth whitening in the dental office is the safest and the best option as the treatment is performed under the supervision of the dentist. A dentist will thoroughly check the teeth and gum before performing the whitening procedures to check for any potential issues such as cavities, gum recession and more. Teeth whitening in the dental office will give you a uniform brightness over the teeth.

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