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Teeth Whitening Process Can Be Applied To Whom?

The teeth whitening process can be applied to almost everyone. Your doctor will definitely tell you if there are any obstructions after your oral examination. In addition, the shape and structure of your teeth make you happy, but if you complain about the color of your teeth whitening can be an ideal treatment option for you.

Why Do Teeth Color?

There can be many reasons for discoloration of teeth. The most common of these are aging, substances that dye the tooth surface (tea, coffee, cigarettes, etc.).) consumption, colorized old fillings, traumas, etc.

In addition, antibiotics used in childhood or pregnancy (tetracycline) and excessive fluorite consumption of teeth are the causes of coloration.

Is Teeth Whitening a safe process?

Yes. There is no damage to the teeth or gums caused by bleaching under the control of a physician.

In this study, no permanent damage or change was observed on the teeth surface of the patients who were followed for 6 months after bleaching.

 The teeth whitening process is a difficult and laborious treatment is it?

No. Especially in the office whitening results are extremely fast and effective.

Which methods I want to whiten my teeth do I use?

There are 2 types of whitening methods.

Office whitening: professional whitening method applied by the dentist in the clinic. It takes about 40 minutes and gives immediate results. First of all, the tooth color is selected before starting to whiten, then the gums are protected with the gum barrier and whitening gel is applied to the tooth surfaces. It is activated by light. After the gel is kept in the teeth, the teeth are cleaned and checked. If necessary, additional sessions may be required for the desired level of whiteness.

Home whitening: the whitening method you can apply by squeezing your own whitening gel into these plaques at home with plaques prepared by your dentist in the clinic. Plaques are worn at night before bed and are a bleaching process that takes longer than office type.

The most effective method known is the combined application of office type teeth whitening and Home type.

Which teeth whitening method is suitable for me?

Your dentist will make the right decision after oral examination. No matter which method is chosen, the initial color of the teeth and the source of discoloration can affect the duration of bleaching. In general, Brown and yellow teeth (individuals who consume a lot of coffee, cigarettes and tea) are more common, while gray teeth (individuals with pigmentation of teeth) are less whitened.

In order to better understand the whitening of the teeth, your dentist will select the color of the teeth at the beginning from the color scale and choose the final version from the same color scale when whitening is finished.

Do I need to clean before the whitening session?

In some cases it may be necessary. For example, in individuals with multiple teeth stones and surface stains, the physician may need to perform cleaning to expose the surface of the teeth before bleaching. The whitening agent can reach the surface of the teeth.

How long does Office teeth whitening take?

Office-type teeth whitening process results in most patients by applying 20 minute 2 sessions of whitening agent within the same day. However, it can be supported by Additional Sessions or household whitening at the patient’s request or as the physician will see fit.

Do I feel pain during the whitening process?

It is normal to have tooth sensitivity from time to time, but not pain during the procedure and during the day after the procedure. But this is a temporary situation.

Do my teeth whiten immediately after the whitening process ?

Whitening time may vary from person to person. For example, yellow teeth, gray or antibiotic-related discoloration of teeth that are much faster than white.

But many people’s teeth are generally white at 2-3 weeks. Otherwise, additional sessions or home whitening support may be given depending on the person’s tooth tone.

How long does teeth whitening last?

Coffee smoking tea etc. if consumed frequently, teeth will color again in a time of 6 months to 1 year may require whitening again.

But good oral care, colored foods as far away from people who maintain the effect of whitening up to 2 years.

Remember, the better you protect, the longer the impact will last!

 What are the side effects of tooth whitening?

Decaying deciduous teeth after teeth whitening can be seen for 24-48 hours. This is normal and temporary. In order to avoid or minimize this situation, the physician may apply fluoride to the patient or recommend sensitizing pastes with potassium nitrate content.

In which cases is whitening not done?

In individuals with bad oral hygiene, it is necessary to restore the health of the mouth by first cleaning the teeth. Later whitening feasible. Teeth whitening can not be done if there is a structural disorder ( amelogenesis imperfecta, dentinogenesis imperfecta) that concerns enamel or dentin. In cases with advanced tetracycline stains on teeth, whitening can be effective to a certain degree, but it is impossible to completely eliminate stains. Teeth whitening can not be done in individuals with broken , cracked , extreme sensitivity of teeth, teeth whitening can not be done in individuals with too much gum withdrawal, roots are exposed.

What is whitening and how long should I stay away from certain things?

Avoid any food or drink that will color on a white shirt.

Diet for 2 weeks after bleaching especially white outer ( red wine instead of white wine , apple juice or cherry juice instead of espresso instead of a cappuccino drink , coffee , tea ,cola beverages, tomato dishes and stay away from, grapefruit, lemon, avoid acidic food etc) apply and it is important to support this property with a whitening toothpaste.

It is necessary to avoid very hot and very cold foods in order to avoid sensitivity by consuming light-colored foods as much as possible. The stain accumulates on surfaces over time, and the more we adhere to these criteria, the more distant the next need for bleaching will be.

Will the teeth be restored?

How long the teeth will return to their former state depends highly on the patient’s oral care and habits.

In an individual with good oral care, it will be enough to have reinforcement treatment every 2 years.

Is the desired whiteness always achievable?

Yes, it is usually reached. However, in case of severe antibiotic discoloration or stains, there are alternative treatment methods that will elevate aesthetics such as laminate veneer (leaf porcelain) or composite veneer.

Can my discolored tooth be whitened after root canal treatment ?

Yes. The teeth whitening gel that is placed on the crown of the tooth, called Internal whitening method, is very effective for whitening the teeth colored with root canal treatment.

Are teeth whitening products purchased at the pharmacy or market effective ?

Even if the Market products are cheap, the damage to our teeth may cost us more. For him, whitening done under the control of the dentist will be more effective and safe in all conditions.

Why is teeth whitening not recommended for pregnant or newborns?

Although no research has been done on this subject, manufacturers do not recommend bleaching in nursing mothers or pregnant women.

Does bleaching gel coating whiten my porcelain crowns?

Whitening agents act only on natural teeth. They do not whiten previously made porcelain teeth or other dentures in the mouth.

To match the color of your newly whitened tooth, the existing dentures in the mouth may need to be changed.

Do you have any problems getting teeth whitening if you have a bridge or orthodontic wire in my teeth?

Teeth whitening is preferred to be done at the end of orthodontic (wire) treatment.

In addition, if there are dentures in the mouth and the posterior region of the front area will not cause too much discomfort in terms of the whitening of the aesthetic, a patient with pre-region dentures aesthetic sense to adapt to the color of the newly whitened teeth may need to replace the dentures.


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