During our life, our teeth are affected by organic and inorganic dyes that penetrate on the surface of the teeth, which is the external coloration, or color hard tooth tissue, which is the internal coloration. A change in teeth color is called a discoloration.
There are many types of external coloration. For example, it is caused by such frequent use of products like coffee, tea, or smoking. It results in a deep brown pigmentation. If there is no enamel surface layer damage, then the enamel color change of a teeth whitening procedure includes a professional teeth brushing. It should not be confused with true whitening.
Internal coloration is caused by congenital or acquired enamel and dentine disorders.
If you wish to have your teeth be whitened, we offer these current teeth whitening procedure; we also talk about their advantages and disadvantages.
Many people understand the teeth whitening procedure as professional tooth brushing, which is labeled mechanical whitening. But, it isn't a true teeth whitening. However, many people are satisfied with its results because there will be no further whitening. Professional teeth cleaning include dental deposits and calculus clearance. This also includes the cleaning of fillings, prosthetic construction, and dentition brightening without any mechanical damage to the teeth structure. This teeth whitening procedure is performed by a dentist. It can be performed with special instruments. Sometimes, this method is not pleasant because gums can bleed.
Dental deposits are removed by ultrasound. It is an easy and comfortable method. It is very important to regulate this power accurately. This is because sometimes both dental deposits and enamel can be removed. It results in fractures that darken with time. And, there clearance is impossible. And, rarely, this causes a cavity.
There are many modern teeth whitening techniques. For example, a Swiss technique called Air Flow cleans coffee and tobacco marks by the flow of air, water, and soda that makes teeth clean and smooth. The enamel color isn't changed but all of the deposits are removed. But, this method can be painful on your gums and its frequent usage can thin enamel. Moreover, a day after the procedure, you shouldn't products that are dyed like, coffee, tea, red wine, beats, and smoke. After three procedures, teeth become hyper sensitive.
There are two main types of chemical whitening. There is office chemical whitening and home chemical whitening. They allow for quick and easy results. But, it is necessary to perform a complete oral examination beforehand and see if there are and complications.
Here are some general problems with teeth whitening:
- patient minority status
- pregnancy or breast feeding
- An allergic reaction to hydrogen peroxide
Here are some dental concerns:
- Major enamel loss due to age or dental abrasion disease
- deep fractures
- gum erosion. In this case, teeth will become hyper sensitive
Whitening shouldn't be performed if a patient has had orthodontic treatment, the oral cavity is not looked at, or there are parodentium diseases.
Some people believe that whitening toothpastes can really whiten their teeth. Whitening toothpastes contain abrasive materials and enzyme agents. These components effectively remove dental deposits, color spots, and calcium.