The most common causes of tooth discoloration are
beverages such as coffee, soda and wine, tobacco products such as cigarettes,
medicines used against certain medical conditions such as asthma and high blood
pressure. In addition, poor oral hygiene and excessive fluoride exposure are
among the causes of yellow teeth. There are professional in-office teeth
whitening treatments for the removal of stain and discoloration of teeth. One
of them is laser teeth whitening. Laser teeth whitening is a non-invasive cosmetic
dental treatment that uses zoom light and high concentrations of hydrogen
peroxide to create a whiter and more effective smile.
Who Is This For?
30 minutes - 1 hour
Potential Risks & Side Effects
There is no recovery time needed after getting Laser Teeth Whitening. Patients typically resume their daily activities on the same day soon after undergoing this procedure.
Success Rate: 95%
How Does it Work?
As you grow older, your teeth naturally darkens –but teeth staining can also be caused by smoking, the drinks and the food you eat. There are several teeth whitening options available today, but the most effective one is laser teeth whitening. This treatment is an in-office, noninvasive treatment that uses a zoom light and high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide to create a visibly whiter teeth.
What Does a Laser Teeth Whitening Procedure Involve?
It takes between 30 minutes and one hour to complete the Laser teeth whitening procedure. This implies that the procedure is done in one day in one session. We understand that every patient is different, so we carefully plan your trip from A-Z and we hook you up with an expert dentist who can customize the procedure so as to suit your preferences, goals, expectations as well as the dental clinic’s best practices. Here are some of the stages you should expect when you choose to have this procedure
As part of your preparation, you’re required to replace your toothpaste with the ones for sensitive teeth, at least one week before the procedure. You should eat before the procedure because you will not be allowed to eat for a few hours after the procedure.
When the whitening process starts, your dentist will apply bleaching gel to each tooth. After the bleach is applied, the dentist will use a heat generated Laser to accelerate the process and increase the effectiveness of the bleach. The dentist will use a very powerful bleaching gel that the laser activates and develops for fast and more satisfying results.
During the teeth whitening procedure, the dentists are using a hydrogen peroxide gel with concentration levels ranging between 25 to 40 percent. Due to this high concentration levels, your dentist will take special precautions to reduce tooth sensitivity and also to protect gums, lips and other tissues from any damage.
What Should I Expect After the Laser Teeth Whitening Procedure?
Things You Should Do Before Laser Teeth Whitening Procedure
Is Laser Teeth Whitening Painful?
There is no pain during the procedure once numbness takes effect. However, in rare cases, patients may feel pain or soreness after the numbness subsides. Dentists may prescribe painkillers to relieve this pain and discomfort.
Are Teeth Whitening Results Permanent?
Teeth whitening can last from a few months to up to 3 years depending on the person's eating/consumption habits and motivation for following the aftercare instructions to keep the teeth white.
Can Dental Restorations Be Whitened?
Dental crowns and porcelain veneers cannot benefit from the laser teeth whitening as natural teeth can.
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