Discoloration of teeth can affect your confidence, makes you hide your teeth while smiling. Want an easy and immediate teeth whitening procedure. Angie Dinh, DDS is at your service.
What is Teeth Whitening?
Teeth whitening is a dental treatment that will help you to remove the discoloration, for example, stains from your teeth. This process can lighten your teeth color by several shades. The whole whitening process is relatively less complex than other treatments and can have a long-lasting effect on your appearance.
How is Teeth Whitening Done?
Teeth whitening is a single sitting procedure, can be completed within a few hours. No seduction is needed since it is a painless treatment.
The dentist will start by covering the mouth using a customized whitening tray. This will help in avoiding the leakage of the cleaning solution in the mouth. After that, a layer of hydrogen peroxide is applied to the teeth surface. This will penetrate through the enamel triggering the oxidation process, thus eliminating the molecules causing discoloration.
This process is repeated at least three times every 15 minutes. At the end of the procedure, a fluoride gel is applied to the teeth for sensitivity issues.
How to Take Care of Teeth after the Teeth Whitening Procedure?
The whitening effect can last depending on the care you provide. So, it is important that you take necessary aftercare steps to maintain the whitening effect for a long time. Here are some tips for you:
- Avoid colored foods that can cause discoloration
- Maintain dental hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly
- Eliminate too hot or cold food from your diet
- Avoid smoking or similar bad habits
Look and feel great every time you smile with gorgeous pearly white teeth with the expertise of doctors at Angie Dinh, DDS.