Teeth whitening is becoming so popular in Dubai that for most patient’s its part of the total dental experience, and without teeth whitening their dental regime is not complete. Teeth are receptive to a lot of discoloration and staining. Surface stains on the teeth are also called extrinsic stains and is caused by smoking, drinking coffee or tea or red wine, consuming highly pigmented foods such as cherries and blueberries and an accumulation of tartar deposits as a result of plaque that has hardened. When we eat, the food residue seeps into the fine cracks of our teeth and no amount of brushing will help you get the food that has lodged itself in these small areas. Even using types of tooth Whitening Dubai tooth pastes, they will only clean and bleach out minor discolorations. Also, the longer the stains remain on the teeth, the more difficult it is to remove and get rid of.
A complete treatment for Teeth Whitening in Dubai by a dental professional will remove the stains on your teeth that have been there for years, they will either use an in-house whitening treatment or a home tooth whitening system. When professional teeth whitening products are used, it is very common for the teeth to become sensitive. If you already have sensitive teeth prior to the teeth whitening treatment, then inform the dentist.
There are no known side effects or damage due to teeth whitening making it a very safe and reliable dental procedure.
Tooth whitening can last between 18 months to 3 years. To help prevent those day to day stains from coming back, patients who have had professional whitening should avoid smoking, coffee, tea, red wine and highly pigmented food. Following a regular dental care regime will also keep your teeth shinning just like a celebrity’s Hollywood Smile.
Despite the many professional teeth whitening options available, some people still prefer to use home remedies to keep their teeth clean. The results are not notably significant as opposed to professional methods. Some of the home remedies that are used,
- Baking soda can be used to with a toothbrush or mixed with toothpaste to help neutralize the salty taste.
- Hydrogen Peroxide is an inexpensive home remedy, but which may sting the gums. Teeth are cleaned using a cotton bud dipped into the solution and by gently rubbing it into the teeth. Most people will see clean and whiter teeth within 2 weeks or sooner.
- Strawberries contain natural teeth whitening agents and the seeds, clean well too. It can be mashed and rubbed on the teeth or can be mashed up and used like toothpaste.
- Wood ash or charcoal contains potassium hydroxide, a compound that will bleach teeth. The tiny crystals scrape off plaque in hard-to-reach places and scrub the teeth clean. This method can wear down your tooth enamel if it’s used for a long period of time.
Home remedies should be used in moderation, while dental checkups and regular dental visits are a must.