Your dental professional can also provide information about possible whitening agents to use at home, as some whiteners contain peroxide, which bleaches the tooth enamel, and others do not. There could be side effects, so speak with your dentist if you have any concerns.
Similarly, whitening toothpastes use minor abrasive particles to whiten teeth, such as small particles of silica, aluminum oxide, calcium carbonate, or calcium phosphate to grind off stains absorbed into tooth enamel.
Your dental professional can recommend whitening toothpastes which have the ADA (American Dental Association) Seal of Acceptance, helping assure that the product you choose will not change the color of your teeth on the surface.
Recommendations for whitening your teeth at home, which can be offered by most dental professionals, who are knowledgeable about the latest whitening techniques and products, even though attempts to whiten teeth are not new. The ancient Romans used urine and goat’s milk to try to lighten their tooth enamel.
Your dental professional at will thoroughly explain the cause of your discoloration, and the types of procedures and products available to whiten your teeth, and the time involved. Tooth whitening should be carefully considered in relation to the cause of the discoloration, and the condition of your teeth, as home whitening could harm tooth enamel.
Most in-office teeth whitening treatments at SouthEnd Dentistry can be done in approximately 30 minutes to one hour, in a single visit, where progress and affects are carefully monitored for safety.
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