Teeth whitening also called as bleaching procedure. Discoloration may result from deposits that adhere firmly to the tooth, medication (such as
There are two methods for teeth whitening, they are in office bleaching and at home bleaching.
In Office Bleaching
Dentist use acids (10% carbamide peroxide) that act over the stains and help in lightening the shade of the tooth color.
At Home Bleaching
Dentist provides you custom made trays and bleaching agents. You have to apply the given agent onto the tray and seat the tray into your mouth. You have to wear the tray minimum for 2 hours to maximum 8 hours during night time. Desired results will be obtained in 6- 8 weeks time.
This is a temporary treatment and has high tendency for the teeth to absorb the stains post treatment. This is also called as party whitening which lasts for a year or so.