Are your teeth not in good condition and shape? Do you feel like your teeth are stained? If so, this post can help you have happy and healthy teeth! Teeth whitening-related products are one of the best ways to achieve a new and white smile.
At Wilson Aesthetics, we offer teeth whitening treatment to help you get the most tremendous confidence and appearance for your teeth. Our latest technology combines a strong teeth whitening system with the freshest gels for a perfect smile!
If you’d like to discover more about how effective and safe teeth whitening treatments and products can be, continue reading here!
All About Teeth Whitening
There are numerous causes of discolored or stained teeth. You can safely make them brighter and whiter if you wish to. You can see your dentist for teeth-whitening procedures, or you can use at-home products. But there are specific adverse effects associated with teeth whitening.
The usual whitening treatments are safe to use as long as you adhere to the product’s instructions. With good reason, teeth whitening has become one of the most sought cosmetic procedures. Studies have proven that a white smile makes you appear more gorgeous and more clever, successful, and sociable!
Wilson Aesthetics aims to make everyone feel better when their teeth are sparkling white! That’s why our beaming white solution is here to serve you. Our Futura 2400 blue LED teeth whitening light can help your teeth shine for the best with our professional light-activated teeth whitening system.
How do teeth become discolored?
Extrinsic and Internal tooth discoloration are the two main reasons your teeth may change. If you’re wondering what’s behind these reasons, read more below.
Meals, beverages, and smoking cause extrinsic tooth discoloration. This form of discoloration can be caused by coffee, tea, red wine, meals with dyes, and smoke. This discoloration affects the surface of your teeth. Extrinsic discoloration can be remedied with toothpaste that targets the external stains of the teeth.
Intrinsic discoloration originates from the tooth’s inside. You may develop intrinsic discoloration due to drug usage, childhood illness, infection, tooth trauma, or aging. Professional bleaching may be required for intrinsic tooth discoloration to achieve the same or a higher degree of tooth whiteness.
Teeth Whitening Professional Treatment
Using various techniques, your dentist can whiten your teeth in the office or at home. In most cases, they will bleach your teeth using carbamide peroxide. This decomposes into hydrogen peroxide and urea and targets the tooth’s color through a chemical reaction. It is considered a safe method for teeth whitening.
What are Bleaching Products Made of?
Peroxide is the active element in tooth whiteners available from dentists and pharmacies (hydrogen or carbamide). Carbamide peroxide decomposes into hydrogen peroxide, which is the actual bleaching agent.
The bleaching products are significantly more potent than those available over-the-counter. Whiteners used by dentists may contain up to 35 to 45 percent peroxide. However, store-bought whitening kits, such as whitening strips and trays, often have only 7 percent peroxide.
An in-office teeth whitening procedure can be advantageous due to its rapid efficacy. The whitening effect may continue longer. You may simply require an hour-long treatment or a few sessions to whiten your teeth.
This is because the concentration of hydrogen peroxide in the applied items is higher than in household products. If you also have receding gums, it is advised that you undergo in-office treatment.
How does it work?
At Wilson Aesthetics, we use an essential teeth-whitening gel with 16 percent hydrogen peroxide that works well and is safe for sensitive teeth. Since the gel is too strong to use with whitening trays, we use a “paint-on” system in which the gel is carefully painted on the teeth with a pen-like brush. With the help of a cheek retractor and vitamin E swabs, soft mouth tissue is kept safe.
ReGen Laser gives you three 10- to 20-minute treatments done one after the other. Be very wary of people who offer better deals than you. Spas often break up kits so that only one application is used. You have to use all three applications for the system to work right.
Home dental care
Dentists can also assist with teeth whitening at home. Your dentist may be able to create custom-made trays for your mouth. For a few weeks, you will add a whitening gel to the tray and wear it for 30 minutes to one hour every day (as directed by your dentist) to whiten your teeth.
Teeth Whitening Products
For stained teeth, you can use over-the-counter (OTC) whitening solutions. Unlike those supplied by dentists, these products contain no carbamide peroxide or significantly less than those used by dentists. This means that over-the-counter teeth whiteners may not be as effective or may take longer to whiten teeth with intrinsic discoloration.
The following teeth whitening products are:
- Whitening Toothpaste – Toothpaste has ingredients like silica, aluminum oxide, calcium carbonate, and baking soda that are mild abrasives that help remove surface stains.
- Whitening Strips – Teeth whitening strips are one of the most popular ways to whiten teeth. These are made of thin, flexible plastic and have a thin layer of a bleaching product.
- Whitening Trays: One way to whiten your teeth at home is with trays that whiten your teeth. Dentists recommend take-home whitening kits that they sell because they have a higher percentage of bleach and work better.
- Whitening Rinses – Rinses that claim to whiten teeth are one of the newest products on the market. In addition to reducing dental plaque and gum disease and making your breath smell better, these products have bleaching agents like peroxide that make your teeth whiter.
But are teeth whitening and the products related to it safe? Here’s what you need to know.
Teeth Whitening Products – Is it Safe?
In general, teeth-whitening products are relatively safe to use. However, you must also use every whitening agent with care. Do not use each (teeth-whitening) product excessively or longer than recommended.
The most prevalent bleaching agents found in teeth-whitening products are peroxides. Hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide will likely be listed on the list of ingredients for your whitening kit, whether for in-office or at-home use. Their operation is somewhat tricky.
In brief, they break down and remove stains from tooth enamel: carbamide peroxide breaks down into hydrogen peroxide and urea to permeate the enamel’s surface. This activity, in turn, removes stains from your teeth, resulting in whiter teeth.
Visit your dentist
Teeth whitening is a safe procedure to help you whiten your teeth. Teeth whitening works on natural teeth with surface and/or deep stains from things like eating, drinking, or smoking that stain the tooth enamel.
So if you’d like to test how effective this treatment can be, visit your dentist today! Book an appointment with us here at Wilson Aesthetics. Our staff is ready to serve you and answer your queries! Good luck on your teeth whitening journey!