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Laser Teeth Whitening For Shining Smile

Dental care begins at home, but sometimes teeth encounter problems such as discoloration, cavity problems, etc. These problems need to be solved by the dentist. There are many techniques available to get rid of these problems including sophisticated techniques for tooth whitening.Of all the cosmetic dentistry procedures, few have as an effective or dramatic impact as teeth whitening. This is a process that aims to make the teeth whiter by up to an incredible ten shades. It is widely offered by most dentists and is one of the most widely used and affordable of the cosmetic dentistry treatments. This method does not take a long time and you can get back home within an hour with white and sparkling teeth! Laser tooth whitening is a tooth bleaching method and involves the use of laser and a whitening gel in order to lighten the tooth shade and whiten them. Laser techniques have been used since 15 years by the dental fraternity.

For the most part, laser whitening is a fairly simple procedure.The first step in laser tooth whitening system is to manually clean the teeth and remove plaque. This is followed by the application of a peroxide based gel to the teeth. The peroxide gel is made up of a maximum strength formula, which makes sure that the laser which is to be applied further works properly and performs maximum cleaning. Further, the gel is subjected to specialized light in order to activate itself. This procedure takes almost an hour to complete and your teeth are whitened by making it many shades lighter.Depending on your diet and oral hygiene, this procedure will enable you to have white teeth for a maximum of two years.

The laser tooth whitening system is an easy process which doesn’t consume much of your time. It is painless as well! However, there are some pros and cons of this method. In most cases, laser bleaching causes no damage to your gums and teeth. Typically, even if you have gum disease, you can have this type of bleaching treatment. If you have fillings, they will not be loosened or damaged by laser whitening. You will also notice that the enamel on your teeth will not become soft. Unfortunately, your teeth may be a bit more sensitive after this procedure.The biggest con of laser tooth whitening system is the high cost involved in the treatment.  This further increases with the number of times the cleaning is to be performed. Another disadvantage associated with laser tooth whitening is that it may not work for teeth which have turned gray in color, as such type of teeth do not get bleached at all.

After reading this, you must have decided to try out the laser tooth whitening system. However, before opting for any treatment, do not get tempted by its popularity. Consult a specialist to know about this procedure, know about the advantages and disadvantages of tooth whitening, see whether the treatment suits your needs and most importantly think about the cost incurred on it. Choose a reputed dentist for this treatment. Your teeth are special and every care must be taken to preserve them for a lifetime.Remember though, the real secret to keeping your teeth white and preventing discolouration is regular brushing, a healthy lifestyle and regular dental check-ups. Keep smiling, as it costs nothing!

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  1. Dr. Larry Lu said,

    Top 10 Facts About Teeth Whitening

    Teeth whitening, also known as teeth bleaching, has become extremely popular over the last several years. It’s a great way to improve your appearance, it’s reasonably priced, non-surgical and non-invasive.

    As with everything else, teeth whitening isn’t perfect and it isn’t for everyone. Before you decide to have your teeth whitened, you should talk with your dentist. Your dentist can determine if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening. Knowing the facts can help you with your decision also:

    Teeth Whitening Fact #1

    Teeth whitening procedures are not covered by most dental insurance plans.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #2

    Tooth colored fillings, crowns, bridges and veneers will not lighten when your teeth are bleached.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #3

    Teeth whitening toothpastes can make your teeth appear a little lighter by removing stains, but they do not actually bleach your teeth.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #4

    Teeth whitening does not produce the same results on all types of teeth discoloration. Someone with yellow tinted teeth would probably have great results with bleaching, while someone with gray tinted teeth might be disappointed because gray tinted teeth don’t bleach as well.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #5

    Tooth sensitivity and gum irritation are common side effects of teeth whitening treatments.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #6

    If you have any cavities, they should be filled before you have your teeth whitened.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #7

    Teeth whitening kits from the dentist produce faster results because they contain a stronger peroxide bleaching agent than whitening kits purchased over the counter.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #8

    Touch ups are usually needed to maintain your desired shade, depending upon habits such as smoking, drinking coffee and tea and eating certain foods which will stain your teeth.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #9

    People with gum disease shouldn’t get their teeth whitened.

    Teeth Whitening Fact #10

    It’s a good idea to have a dental cleaning prior to having your teeth whitened to remove surface stains.


  2. I just lately made a post about this same thing! To be truthful though I believe I liked your article better.

  3. The lady good really nice. She is beautiful. Good pic.

  4. Really enjoyed the site 🙂

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