It is the most widespread aesthetic intervention in the mouth.
It is based on the application of bleaching material (carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide) to the surface of the teeth. These substances release oxygen and break down the dyes on the enamel without destroying the teeth.
Prior to the bleaching process, detailed dental check and tooth cleaning are required.
Bleaching can be achieved in 3 ways:
1. IN THE HOUSE
It is the most widespread method in which, after taking impressions of the teeth,dental technicians make customized splintsin which the bleaching agent is placed and their use is for 2-4 hours a day and for 10-15 days.
2. IN THE PRACTICE
After placing the bleaching gel on the tooth surfaces, is activated it by a dedicated plasma or laser lamp for about 45 minutes.
3.CONTENT OF THE TWO TECHNIQUES
The materials that are used or recommended by dentists are fully tested and safe.
During treatment small sensitivity may occur to the teeth or gums, which disappears after the end of the treatment. Special toothpastes and gels for sensitive teeth help with this.
The result of bleaching needs periodic maintenance and depends largely on the quantity and type of food and beverages that are consumed.