While there may be yellow discolorations in natural structure of the tooth, staining may also occur due to external factors. These externals factors include excessive tobacco consumption, coffee, tea, red wine coloring mouth washes or medications.
No, tartar, dental guards and superficial stains can be eliminated by your dentist’s tartar removement and your teeth can regain their natural color.I n cases where this natural color formation doesn’t satisfy the patient, teeth whitening treatment can be started at the next stage.
Tooth whitening agents are not harmful as they only affect color pigments and don’t cause any loss of tooth tissue. According to researches, 1 glass of acidic drink (coke, orange juice, etc) attacks and damages tooth tissue more. Since tooth whitening pastes contain more abrasive agents, they cause more damage to the protective tissue of the tooth in the long term.
Tooth whitening is done with bleaching chemical agents (hydrogen peroxide, carbamide peroxide). Therefore, teeth whitening should be done by dentists. Because dentists isolate the gum and mouth environment with a gum protective mask. Before the whitening products sold in supermarkets can cause harm as they can be used uncontrolled.
It should not be applied to pregnant women, children, people who are allergic to whitening agents, people with cracks that cause sensitivity on the tooth surface, people who have not completed 1 year after orthodontic treatment. In addition, patients with consumption habits such as excessive tobacco products, tea, coffee and red wine should have a bleaching procedure with this awareness because the return will be very fast.
*Office Type: It is a bleaching process performed in 1 hour with a more concentrated bleaching agent in a clinical setting and gives immediate results.The patient shouldn’t use coloring agents for 48 hours after this procedure.
*Home Type: It is a low-concentration bleaching process that is applied by means of tooth whitening trays specially prepared according to the patients mouth, taking impressions from the patients teeth. This bleaching agents is applied by the patients for minimum 5 days, during this time coloring agents shouldn’t be consumed.
*Office and Home Type Combination: This method is most effective whitening method. If the patients feels yellowing in his teeth later, he can regain his old whiteness in 1 night by using the whitening tray given to him.
*Internal Whitening: It is the whitening process performed by means of whitening agents applied into the teeth that have darkened after root canal treatment.