Teeth Whitening / Bleaching

Tooth whitening, restores natural tooth color and bleaching whitens beyond the natural color. These are simple procedures done in cosmetic dentistry to enhance your smile.

Your teeth can be stained on the surface by food and drinks such as tea, coffee, red wine and blackcurrant. Smoking can also stain teeth. If your teeth are discolored naturally or due to some drugs or any agent, then you could be a candidate for the teeth whitening or teeth bleaching. Ask your dentist for details.

What is the procedure for dental bleaching?

The In-office or professional bleaching is one of the best options available. During this procedure a rubber dam is put over your teeth to protect the gums, and a bleaching product is painted onto your teeth.
Depending one the bleaching material used additional light or laser may also be used but not compulsory.

How long does it take to bleach the teeth?

Normally each sitting ranges from over 20 mins to 30 mins. And depending on your discoloration you may require just one sitting or 2-3 sittings to get the desired results. In case of multiple sittings, each sitting could be at a gap of a week.