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Usually, teeth are whitened using a bleaching solution that covers the outer surfaces of your teeth. While the variety of whitening solutions available are almost identical in chemical composition, they come in different concentrations designed for different levels of staining. Making a mistake on the chemical choice, its application or even taking care of teeth afterwards can cause the teeth to be stained and remain corroded as well. These possibilities are just some of the reasons why you should have your teeth professionally whitened by a dentist; read on to learn more.
If you get your teeth whitened by your dentist, you will prevent the potential risks of using an over-the-counter gel that can corrode and further stain your teeth. If your stains happen to be caused by an underlying dental health issue, which will not respond well to a simple whitening treatment, then your dentist will catch this during the dental exam. Many people use OTC whitening products excessively because the results are not dramatic enough, but this can cause corrosion of your teeth in addition to being a waste of time and money.
If your teeth are darker than usual, it may be due to tooth decay. Your dentist can help point out the true reason behind your stains so you could fix them. You can attack the reason behind the problem instead of just treating the symptoms.
Over-the-counter products don’t last long, but the procedure that your dentist will do to whiten your teeth is considerably more durable. You will likely be given an aftercare kit after your procedure is complete in order to protect your newly whitened teeth. The kit contains a custom-fitted tray for your mouth plus some whitening gel. These products will enable you to enhance your teeth’s brightness a little more if you want to.
There’s a wealth of knowledge a tooth-whitening dentist has at his or her fingertips, including on the issue of tooth-staining. Their many years of experience in different types of cases can benefit you directly. This kind of dentist will first dig into the causes of your staining, which can assist you prevent them next time. Dentists can evaluate the outer stains on your teeth and recognize if they are caused by common factors like food, beverages, environmental factors, or life style decisions.
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