Stunning Black and White Photography of Dr Zenaidy Castro What is Take-Home Teeth Whitening?
Home bleaching is a process, which can be done at home, involving a wearing of custom made bleaching tray filled with mild bleaching solution. You have to wear the bleaching-filled tray for 2-8 hours per day for about 2-4 weeks to achieve maximum results, much depends on how yellow your teeth are and how much whiter you like them to be. The advantage of home bleaching includes using them whenever it is convenient for you and possibly less cost. The disadvantages include the bother of having to wear the bleaching tray and the entire The teeth whitening system that is best for you can depend on factors such as: the amount of time you have available, your temperament, and how much money you have to spend. rest of the procedure depends on your routinely using bleaching.
Bleaching is a procedure which is designed to lighten the colour of your teeth. When done properly, bleaching will not harm your teeth or gums. Significant lightening can be achieved in the vast majority of cases, but the RESULTS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED. No two people are alike and the procedure may work faster for one person than another. RESULTS MAY VARY FROM PATIENTS TO PATIENTS.
Stunning Black and White Photography of Dr Zenaidy Castro Appointment Procedure on Home Teeth / Tooth Bleaching
At the first appointment, the dentist takes impressions of the patient’s teeth and then creates a perfectly fitted mouthpiece. This mouthpiece will allow the patient to apply a bleaching solution to the teeth while protecting the rest of the mouth from contact with the bleaching chemicals.
Best Candidates for Home Bleaching Procedure
Just about anyone is candidate for bleaching. In general, the best candidates for tooth bleaching are:
Mature enough to fully understand the procedure Knowledgeable about the procedure Wanting to improve their appearance and/or comfort Realistic in their expectations Note, people with dark yellow or yellow-brown teeth tend to bleach better than people with grey or bluish -grey teeth. Multi-coloured teeth, especially if stained is due to tetracycline, do not bleach very well. In addition, teeth with many fillings, cavities, chips etc are usually best treated by bonding, porcelain veneers or porcelain crowns. Stunning Black and White Photography of Dr Zenaidy Castro Risks Associated With Take Home Teeth Whitening Treatment
Bleaching, like any other treatments, has some inherent risk and limitations. These are seldom serious enough to discourage you from having your teeth whitened.
In addition, there are variables, such as type of discoloration that affects your teeth, the degree to which you follow instructions, the overall condition of your teeth, etc that can affect the outcome of treatment.
Sensitivity in the teeth or some kind of irritation of the gums or other tissues of the mouth. Sensitivity is noticed at the beginning of bleaching process whereas irritation of soft tissues mainly come from wrong fitting of trays rather that from the bleaching agent itself. These effects disappear a couple of days after the treatment ends. This sensitivity is usually mild if your teeth are not normally sensitive You can reduce an sensitivity using the following methods: Do not use the tray for long periods. Shorten the use period if you encounter sensitivity problems. Stop the whitening process for some days and let your teeth adapt itself with the whitening system. See your dentist for a product with high-fluoride content. It will restore the mineral level of your teeth if applied to the tray for around 4 minutes before applying the bleaching agent. Use toothpaste designed for sensitive teeth to brush. They normally contain potassium nitrate, which will relieve your nerve endings. However, if your teeth are abnormally sensitive, bleaching may make your teeth much more sensitive for an extended period of time. Under these circumstances, you may choose to delay bleaching until we are able to complete desensitization procedures. If you’re interested in learning more about laser teeth whitening or permanently whitening your teeth with porcelain veneers, call to book for your VOGUE SMILES MELBOURNE FREE mini cosmetic consult .
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At-home teeth whitening: Disadvantages
The dental patient must be capable of performing and complying with the whitening system’s technique and instructions.
The person must have the time and inclination to perform the whitening treatments.
It can take some weeks or even months before the final results are seen with at-home systems. Advantages
At-home teeth whitening products usually cost less than professional teeth bleaching treatments.Some advantages and disadvantages of professional teeth whitening
The whitening effect is seen immediately.
The whitening is accomplished in just a few appointments (possibly even just one).
Professional teeth whitening usually costs more than at-home teeth whitening products. Alternative to Take Home Teeth Whitening Treatment
In-Office Bleaching — In-office teeth whitening offers excellent results. This procedure is performed in the dental office and can be done very quickly, usually in a little over an hour. In-office bleaching is expensive, but the time that you save by having immediate results can make this option appealing.
In addition to laser, power and home bleaching, there are over-the-counter home bleaching kits available in pharmacies and supermarkets. While these products are growing in popularity, some dentists do not recommend using them because of the increased risks. They are not as effective, and can be more damaging to the gum tissue and enamel. Teeth whitening toothpastes can make your teeth appear a little lighter by removing stains, but they do not actually bleach your teeth. Teeth whitening kits from the dentist produce faster results because they contain a stronger peroxide bleaching agent than those whitening kits purchased over the counter. A dentist-supervised system is backed by many safety tests and provides the patient with assurance if questions or problems arise. Patients interested in whitening their teeth should consult a dentist before taking on any form of treatment whatsoever. A consultation with an experienced dentist will help you understand the benefits and risks associated with each of the options. Stunning Black and White Photography of Dr Zenaidy Castro How about over the counter Tooth Whitening and Dental Bleaching system or products?
Most of the whitening products (such as the strips) on the market will either take much longer (3 weeks) to obtain less/similar results and some products such as the whitening toothpastes or gels are just not effective. A lot of the whitening toothpastes are very abrasive and are meant to just get rid of surface stains and not to actually bleach the teeth. In addition due to their abrasiveness they may cause tooth sensitivity in the long run.
Placement of dental veneers is sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics” because they can be used to cover a variety of dental problems involving teeth in the “smile zone
For many patients of our practice, instant orthodontics has provided an outstanding alternative to braces. Not all orthodontic issues, however, can be resolved with porcelain veneers. The best candidates for instant orthodontics with porcelain veneers include those who
Instant orthodontics use a dental veneers, which can be made of either Porcelain or a Composite Veneer. These materials are thin shells of specially crafted dental materials.
Most tooth bonding will last anywhere from 3-10 years, depending on which teeth are bonded and how well you care for them. There is
ongoing research about the products used in the dental bonding process, with hopes of further improving the materials most commonly used.
The cost of teeth straightening can vary depending on the complexity of the treatment and the type of veneering materials and the the type of treatment you choose.
It depends on how much work there but roughly you are looking at 2-4 appointments versus about more or less 2 years of traditional braces
BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS WITH COMPOSITE RESIN VENEERS / DENTAL BONDING