Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?

March 15, 2013

  • Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?
  • How is the procedure
  • Discoloration

 Teeth Whitening
 Beautiful smile, opening even white teeth - a necessary condition of beauty. But, unfortunately, the color of teeth in many poor and have to resort to bleaching procedure. Change the color of tooth enamel has many causes, but in any case, prevention of yellowing enamel cheaper than teeth whitening.

 Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?

Internal staining of teeth

Tooth enamel is extremely rare birth is a snow-white color, but with age, teeth usually darken even more. There are surface and internal discoloration of the teeth. For example, internal disorders include darkening after removal of tooth nerve. The materials used for sealing the channels can often shine through the enamel, resulting in teeth appear darker.

Furthermore, quite common so-called "tetracycline" tooth staining caused by the use of tetracycline antibiotics. Particularly sensitive to tetracycline teeth in formation, that is, during the prenatal period of development before the age of eight. Over time, including exposure to sunlight, tetracycline teeth can acquire a gray or brown tint. Fully formed adult teeth tetracycline is not dangerous, but in adolescence this antibiotic should be avoided. But monotsiklin used to treat acne Acne treatment: how to get rid of blackheads  Acne treatment: how to get rid of blackheads
 It can cause darkening of the teeth, even in adults.

Sometimes the staining of enamel cause systemic disease. For example, a teal or brown shade of deciduous teeth Milk teeth - how they are formed?  Milk teeth - how they are formed?
   can talk about transferring hemolytic jaundice in infancy. The greenish hue of permanent teeth may indicate a fungal infection. Sometimes teeth become greenish color after the installation of copper amalgam fillings.

In such rare diseases as porphyria, the human body produces too much pigment, and teeth as a result of stained reddish-brown color. The growth of the connective tissue - is also fairly rare phenomenon: a result of blood vessels shine through the thinned enamel and tooth acquires a pinkish hue.

Internal staining of teeth - a defect that is quite difficult to fix. Typically, conventional bleaching effectively only if expressed slightly staining and teeth have a uniform shade. In the case where conventional bleaching fails, it helps restoration of teeth using veneers - thin plates that are attached to the front surface of the teeth.

 Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?

Surface disturbances

Surface staining of teeth can be caused by eating certain foods or drinks. Despite the fact that tooth enamel is an extremely hard substance, it is permeable for dark pigments. Therefore, the use of black tea, red wine, coffee and chocolate over time causes darkening of the teeth enamel appear brown and black spots.

Fast yellow teeth smokers. On peresheechnyh parts of the teeth and the lingual surface of the tobacco spots appear yellow-brown color. Smoking marijuana causes spots close to radical edge teeth. The characteristic reddish color becomes tooth enamel after prolonged consumption of water with high iron content.

As a rule, teeth change color with age, even in nonsmokers. With time microcracks appear enamel surface to facilitate the penetration of pigment into the interior of the dentine. As a result, the teeth become dull, become more or less pronounced yellow tinge. Very often, the teeth darken as a result of continuous contact with metals - eg, miners and residents of areas where drinking water is oversaturated with these metals.

Pinkish hue of teeth can be caused by abuse of sodas, candies and other products containing a large amount of red dye. In addition, such group tooth enamel often acquires a result of the potassium permanganate solution rinsing - e.g., in inflammatory processes in the mouth. To the teeth in this situation have not acquired a pink tint, should be thoroughly rinse your mouth and brush your teeth as much as possible How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
   After these procedures, and after the use of brightly colored products.

Sometimes tooth discoloration may be due to improper care. Thus, awkwardly spent bleaching teeth using baking soda can lead to that the tooth surface becomes unnaturally chalky.

 Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?

How to restore the whiteness of the teeth?

The method of teeth whitening Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   It depends primarily on the reason why they have changed their color. If tooth staining caused by external factors, it is enough to undergo the procedure of whitening in the dental office or at home and then try to avoid factors contributing to the darkening of the teeth. Sometimes it is enough to hold your teeth professionally cleaned by removing from the surface of the enamel coating - it will return the original tooth color. On the surface stains caused by drinking black tea or coffee easily handle almost all modern whitening systems. The darkening of the teeth caused by smoking, is more stable, but in this case it is possible to return the original whiteness of the teeth.

If tooth staining caused by internal factors, whitening procedure will be less effective. In advanced cases come to the aid aesthetic restoration: the use of veneers or crowns will make a dazzling smile. However, you must first try less traumatic ways to whiten your teeth.

Professional teeth whitening: in pursuit of the "Hollywood" smile

March 15, 2013

  • Professional teeth whitening: in pursuit of the "Hollywood" smile
  • Methods
  • Possible Difficulties

 Professional teeth whitening
 Beaming smile adorns any person, but sometimes with a smile over the years become less attractive due to the discoloration of tooth enamel. Professional teeth whitening in the dental office allows you to return your teeth pearly shade and once again make a charming smile. Modern technologies allow to make the whitening procedure is extremely effective and virtually harmless.

 Professional teeth whitening: in pursuit of the "Hollywood" smile

Reasons darkening enamel

It should be noted that the nature of the white teeth are rare: usually enamel has a yellowish tint. It is believed that such teeth stronger than white, but those who are dreaming of a Hollywood smile, it's hardly consolation.

Over the years, the enamel becomes thinner, cracks appear on it, the teeth begin to look darker. Adversely affects the hue of tooth enamel and the use of certain foods and beverages such as black tea, coffee, red wine, chocolate and others. Furthermore, the teeth darken in smokers. Sometimes teeth darken the inside: this occurs after depulpatsii due to taking certain drugs, a number of diseases.

White teeth are associated with youth and freshness, on such teeth are less noticeable unevenness, white-toothed smile looks especially attractive. It is not surprising that the procedure of teeth whitening is so popular. Today, there are techniques to whiten teeth in just half an hour, thus providing almost instant transformation. Such professional whitening is not cheap, but very pleasant to those who need a quick result.

 Professional teeth whitening: in pursuit of the "Hollywood" smile

Preparations for bleaching

Teeth whitening has a number of contraindications. This procedure is contraindicated in people under the age of eighteen, as well as pregnant and lactating women. We'll have to give up the bleaching in diseases such as diabetes mellitus Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
 , Bronchial asthma, hypertension. Whitening and contraindicated for cancer, particularly during the period of chemotherapy. Do not make whitening those whose teeth are too sensitive: the procedure itself increases the sensitivity of the teeth. In the presence of any disease in the oral cavity (caries, periodontal disease, stomatitis and others) do not be whitening: first treatment is necessary.

For relative contraindications include smoking and the presence of a large number of fillings and crowns on teeth bleached. In the first case, the effect of the procedure will continue for a short time: under the influence of tobacco teeth darken again soon. If the mouth many fillings, crowns or teeth of extension, it should be noted that the artificial materials in the bleaching process will not change its color, which will inevitably lead to uneven staining of the teeth. Of course, it will be possible to replace the fillings and crowns to the new, lighter, but it is quite expensive.

Before the whitening procedure is necessary to thoroughly clean the surface of the teeth of hard and soft plaque. Professional cleaning includes removing solid plaque by sonication, removal of soft plaque via an air jet with the smallest abrasive particles on the apparatus «Air Flow», special professional tooth polishing paste. Professional cleaning procedure is hardly pleasant, but it is necessary not only as a preparation for bleaching, but also for the prevention of dental caries. It is often called the dental clinic teeth cleaning «Air Flow» bleaching, but this title is not quite correct: the color of the enamel in this procedure does not change. However, sometimes it is enough to remove plaque, the teeth looked much brighter.

 Professional teeth whitening: in pursuit of the "Hollywood" smile

Chemical bleaching

To the enamel became white, it is necessary to apply special preparations containing hydrogen peroxide. This material penetrates into the tooth and changes its color. This changes the structure of the enamel, it becomes thinner and more permeable, so abused bleaching in any case impossible. Types of teeth whitening Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   with hydrogen peroxide are called chemical.

Professional dental treatments are used for special gels based on hydrogen peroxide which are well held on the surface of the enamel and not melt. To enable such drugs used laser and halogen light. These methods of teeth whitening Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   They have their advantages and disadvantages.

Laser teeth whitening is considered the most gentle and effective method. The composition based on hydrogen peroxide is activated by a laser beam, and the enamel lighter tones to several minutes. Since the laser light has germicidal properties, a procedure not only provides an excellent aesthetic effect, but also serves to prevent diseases of the oral cavity. White smile after such a long time to continue the whitening, if you follow all recommendations of your doctor and do not abuse coffee. The disadvantages of this method of bleaching are its high cost. Please note that after laser teeth whitening sensitivity increases slightly: in a few days may be uncomfortable with the use of hot or cold foods.

Another modern method of teeth whitening is photobleaching «ZOOM». This procedure uses the whitening gel containing small amounts of hydrogen peroxide, which acts specifically adjusted halogen or ultraviolet radiation. This whitening method combines relatively low cost with good efficiency, but the procedure is quite long: in the dentist's chair will have to spend a couple of hours. After the procedure, possible unpleasant taste in the mouth, tooth sensitivity Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain  Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain
   increases. Therefore, after the teeth whitening is necessary to use special toothpaste, providing gentle care.