Teeth Whitening is a simple oral procedure that is performed to remove the stains and discoloration on the teeth. It is a cosmetic procedure that results in bright and radiant teeth. At Enhanced Smiles, dentists recommend teeth whitening for patients who prefer to remove the yellow stains on their teeth.
Teeth Whitening is a quick procedure that can be performed at the dentistry in a single appointment. The dentists evaluate the patients' oral health and hygiene before initiating the treatment. If the patient has a buildup of plaque and tartar on the surface of the teeth, the dentists perform a dental cleaning.
The teeth are dried using a gauze pad for the teeth whitening process. The patient is given a shade card that has various shades of white. The patient can choose an ideal shade preferred for their teeth. A rubber dental dam is placed inside the mouth, which protects the gums from the whitening gel.
The dentist evenly applies a layer of whitening gel to the teeth. It is left on for 15 minutes, during which the dentists perform light activation. It helps to increase the effect of the gel on the teeth. The dentist reapplies the whitening gel to achieve the expected results.
The mouth is thoroughly rinsed after the process.
Dentists suggest the application of fluoride to avoid teeth sensitivity caused by the treatment. The patient can have take-home trays customized for them, which enables their teeth whitening at home.
It is vital to follow good dental care to maintain whitened teeth. The dentist advises the patient to brush and floss their teeth regularly. Food and beverages that contain artificial colors must be avoided as they may leave stains on the teeth. The patient should strictly refrain from smoking as ingredients like nicotine and tar may discolor the teeth.
Enhanced Smiles, located at Tukwila, WA, has efficient dentists who offer the best dental facilities and services for the patients. Dial (206) 575-1000 and book an appointment with the dentistry to know more about teeth whitening and other dental care treatments.
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