What is teeth whitening?
Teeth whitening is a process of lightning the colour of the teeth. Traditionally, white teeth are considered more attractive. The lightning affect is achieved by either changing the natural colour of the teeth or by removing external stains. External whitening involves polishing of the teeth while intrinsic whitening involves absorption of gel by the teeth which changes its colour.
Who needs teeth whitening?
Anyone who is not happy with their present colour of their teeth may opt for teeth whitening. Whiter teeth give a more pleasant smile and can be a major attraction for some people. White teeth are also considered a sign of good oral hygiene.
How long does the procedure take?
Most of the whitening procedures are done in single sitting under two hours. But whitening is not a one-time process and the effects will fade away over time. Subsequent visits will be needed as desired.
Is the procedure painful?
The process of extrinsic whitening is not painful at all. However, intrinsic whitening is known to cause sensitivity issues in the teeth which may last up to 24 hours.
How much is the cost of the procedure?
The process is fairly cheap and affordable. To get exact price quotes, get in touch with our team.
Is teeth whitening safe?
Teeth whitening is a safe procedure but there might be a few side effects. These include sensitivity in the teeth and irritation in the gums. However, these side effects are temporary and will soon go away.