Three Teeth Whitening Procedures to Give You a Confident Smileby Sandra J Rowley Dental Health Services
Your teeth’s appearance is one of the factors, which influence your confidence while smiling. It may be an embarrassing situation for you if your teeth have a bad appearance. Whitening is considered a prominent factor for the good appearance of your teeth as well as for your confident smile.
Due to these reasons, whitening of teeth is one of the major concerns of the patients in the cosmetic dental services today. A survey was conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, according to which almost every adult believes that an attractive smile is a significant social asset and is important in the workforce. But, people still keep a number of questions about what method should be used for them.
Luckily, teeth-whitening is one of the easiest things to do. Besides, it will not be wrong to say that it is one of the most economical ways to get a confident smile. The question that may be in your minds is what method you should use for teeth whitening in order to get your desired smile.
Let’s have a look at the basic methods, which you can use. There are three basic ways, which can be used by the individuals for whitening of their teeth in the present scenario.
1. In-Office Whitening 2. At-Home Whitening 3. Usage of Whitening Toothpastes
You can get some details about the three methods below and can choose the best method with the help of your dentist.
1. In-Office Whitening
In this method, your appointment is first fixed with your dentist. During this appointment, a special concentrated gel is applied to your teeth. This is not a very lengthy process, and it usually takes 20-30 minutes for the gel to work. But, the appointment time you get on the chair can last up to an hour.
The gel may be the cause of tooth sensitivity. This is why you can get the instructions from the dentist to brush your teeth with desensitizing toothpaste. Which toothpaste is best for you, it is decided by your dentist and is recommended to you accordingly.
It may take several appointments to accomplish the in-office whitening method. You can be given the custom mouth trays with a weaker gel material by the dentist for continuing the process at home.
#Advantages of In-Office Whitening
- It produces fast results.
- It is the safest form of whitening or bleaching procedure.
- Gum and tooth sensitivity are more controllable in this process due to thicker pre-oxide gels used.
2. At-Home Whitening
There are two methods of at-home whitening. In this section, you will know both the methods one-by-one followed by the advantages of at-home whitening method.
One of the methods of at-home whitening is using the gel and wearing the custom trays. This method is identical to the in-office whitening. But, whitening is done by you at home with the help of milder whitening gel. You will need to wear a set of custom trays at home for around a maximum of one hour per session. You will have to stop when your teeth reach your desired shade. As in the in-office method, your teeth may need using the desensitizing toothpaste for some amount of time.
One more way of at-home whitening method is over-the-counter strips. These strips are directly applied to the teeth for around one hour a day. Like tray applications, the dress results may vary. This method is supposed to be most effective when your teeth are completely straight. The reason is that the plastic whitening strips must be able to touch the complete surface of each tooth.
#Advantages of At-Home Whitening
- It produces long-term results.
- The newest strips in the consumer market are made in the way that consumers have to use them just for five minutes, like brushing and flossing.
- It gives you different choices of whitening such as trays or strips.
- It gives you the convenience to whiten the teeth at any time of the day or night as well as for short or extended periods.
- The strips are portable and can be used while on the go or at the office.
Despite all the advantages, you get from the at-home whitening method, it is recommended by the dentists to not to overdo it and to do it with caution. If you do it excessively or use the whiteners incorrectly, they can harm your teeth enamel as well as can irritate your gum tissue.
3. Usage of Whitening Toothpastes
For a number of patients, whitening toothpaste is also wonderful methods of whitening the teeth. Of course, these tubes of toothpaste are not the replacement of whitening procedures performed by the dentists, but with whitening toothpaste, you can get the additional advantage of special whitening ingredients available in these kinds of toothpaste. Besides, these toothpastes are also helpful in keeping your gums and teeth healthy.
#Advantages of Usage of Whitening Toothpastes
- You get the additional care of your teeth.
- Apart from whitening, you get other benefits also such as healthy gums and teeth.
To Sum Up
By using the methods mentioned above, you can get the whitened teeth. It is highly recommended to you to get in touch with some expert dentists, to find the special care of the teeth of yourself as well as your family.
With the help of dental services, you can also get treatment of overall oral health and can get the solutions of other dental problems, if detected.
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