In-Office Teeth Whitening in LA Dental Office
Teeth discoloration is one of the most common problems that dental patients have. Thanks to modern innovations, teeth whitening can now be done in the simplest of methods. KÖR Teeth whitening which is available in different forms in an excellent choice to whiten the teeth at least 4-8 shades lighter.
See the video of Zoom! Teeth Whitening in 5 minutes. This procedures was completed at Zakhor Dental Group.
Dental bleaching also known as teeth whitening is becoming more and more popular as more people desire whiter smiles. According to ADA (American Dental Association), Teeth whitening is the #1 searched dental procedure in 2015 and 2016. It is one of the most commonly used procedures in cosmetic dentistry, aimed at restoring the natural tooth color, or even whitening beyond the tooth’s natural color. Zoom! teeth whitening is one of the oldest and best proven and effective teeth whitening in the market.
Today, many different kinds of teeth whitening methods are available , such as using bleaching strips, bleaching gel, and bleaching pen, as well as brushing, and natural bleaching. Hydrogen peroxide, which is formed by allowing carbamide peroxide to react with water is used in most bleaching methods.
The oxidizing agent in the peroxide penetrates into the enamel and then whitens the stain deposits in the tooth’s dentin. Other methods use light energy, particularly UV light to speed up the bleaching process.
Save yourself from ancient bleaching techniques that take forever to work and choose more practical, effective, and definitely faster methods!
In-Office Teeth White Laser Teeth Whitening
In-Office White is one of the fastest treatments for whiter teeth available in the market. All it takes is one visit to the office and one treatment session that uses hydrogen peroxide and UV laser light to get the pearly white smile you desire in minutes!
The treatment gives an average patient up to eight shades lighter teeth. Tooth sensitivity is quite common for the first 48 hours after getting a whitening treatment.
This is because it takes about the same amount of time for the outer enamel that was removed from the tooth to get remodeled. Just the same, patients are advised to stay away from food and drinks that contain food coloring to avoid staining the newly whitened teeth, at least a few days after the treatment.
Teeth Whitening Limitations
Teeth whitening or bleaching is not recommended for children up to 16 years of age. During this time, the nerve or pulp chamber of teeth are still enlarged and whitening, will only irritate the nerve and cause it to develop sensitivity.
Just the same, bleaching is not recommended for lactating or pregnant women. Bleaching does not whiten restorative materials like tooth fillings, and it does not usually affect dental ceramics, porcelain, and dental gold.
However, it can affect restorations made with different composite materials, dental amalgams, and cements to a certain degree. Lastly, hydrogen peroxide, which is the main whitening agent used in most bleaching procedures, is considered to be a weak cancer promoter.
This means it can stimulate multiplication or growth of cancer cells, though quite weakly, therefore increasing its risk, especially in patients who use tobacco or abuse alcohol.