Tooth whitening a non-invasive procedure increasing the brightness and whiteness of your teeth. Whitening helps you get rid of your stained teeth. Teeth whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental procedure as it greatly increases the look of your teeth. At WE Dental Coimbatore, we procure your need and the procedure is done at your comfort giving you a bright and white smile. There are two types of teeth whitening available.
It’s a common whitening procedure performed. It is of 2 other types known as In Office Bleach and At Home Bleach.
In Office bleach is done in the dental office where it takes about minimum of 2 to 3 sittings. The number of sittings usually depends on the severity of the stains and the whitening shade that one desires for . It consists of gel that is applied on the tooth surface from 15 to 30 minutes depending on the brand of the whitening gel and these require lights or laser to activate the whitening agents.
At home bleach can be done by the patients in their house. An impression is made for the patient and tray like mouth pieces are customised for both the arches. The whitening gels are given in hand to the patient. The trays are to be filled with the whitening gel and should be worn for several hours a day. Few patients achieve whitening of the teeth within a week or two but these trays should be worn for atleast four weeks.
Non Vital whitening is done for tooth that have intrinsic stains. In this type of whitening , the whitening material is placed inside the tooth and temporary filling is placed. This is left as such for a week and the tooth gets whitened. This procedure can also be repeated until the desired shade is achieved. This can be performed only in Root Canal Treated teeth.