More than ever, the request for patients wanting to whiten their teeth is soaring.
In our experience, many patients we meet are unhappy and self-conscious with the appearance of their smile.
Yellow teeth can often be caused by staining from food and drink as well as overall poor oral care and hygiene.
But how does the treatment benefit your oral health and is it even safe?
Teeth whitening is carried out where the teeth are bleached to make them appear a lighter shade.
The treatment will be unable to produce brilliantly white results, however, it can provide noticeable differences to the existing colour of your teeth as it can lighten the colour up to several shades.
As expert cosmetic dentists, and as teeth whitening is a form of dentistry, we would recommend that it is only carried out by a dental professional from a recognised and recommended clinic.
It can sometimes be the case that beauty salons offer this service, however, please note that if there is no dental professional present that this is illegal as it could have negative consequences on your oral health.
It is also the same with DIY home teeth whitening kits that can also carry several risks.
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Teeth can become discoloured due to:
- Diet: Particular foods and drinks in your diet that are high in tannins, such as red wine can be one of the biggest causes of yellow teeth.
- Other secret and common causes that darken the teeth over time include tea, coffee and sodas (caffeinated drinks). This type of discolouration can often be the worst as the substances work their way inside the enamel of the teeth causing long-term staining.
- Age and smoking also contribute to unwhitened teeth.
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WHAT IS TEETH WHITENING?
Teeth Whitening is a process that uses a chemical called hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide to brighten and whiten the outer surfaces of your teeth.
There are many systems available to help with this and The Perfect Smile can help advise as to the most suitable for you that is suitable for your oral state.
Most effective whitening treatments:
A popular method is Home Whitening.
We construct customised trays, which are filled with the correct types of gels and applied to your teeth for about 30 -45 minutes to produce the final result.
This can take a week or more to achieve lighten the teeth by 5-8 shades.
In order to help you understand the process exactly and make you comfortable with the steps of the treatment, the dentist will carry out the first cycle of the teeth whitening in the surgery.
This ensures appropriate instructions are followed to produce the best results for you.
There are other methods wall chairside systems which can take about 1 hour in the surgery often followed up with a home whitening system.
Laser Whitening - where we use one of our many lasers to whiten the teeth.
Enlighten - the modern and effective system which produces fantastic results.
The choice of which method is prescribed for you will be determined on examination, and the most suitable and effective method for your teeth will be recommended.
ADVANTAGES OF TEETH WHITENING
How long will the teeth whitening take?
HARMFUL TOOTH WHITENING: BE AWARE
We take pride in protecting our patients and the public from illegal and harmful tooth whitening and ensure they receive the correct, official advice and guidance.
For more information, please look at this website: Safe tooth whitening.
The aim is to educate the public on how to achieve tooth whitening in a safe and legal way.
Please be aware of illegal tooth whitening being carried out by beauticians, shopping centre kiosks and other non-dental professionals.
It is illegal to sell tooth whitening products containing more than 0.1 percent peroxide to anyone other than a dental professional or directly to the public.
Before & After Teeth Whitening
There are many systems for teeth whitening on the market to choose from. We will assess your oral condition to help you choose the correct procedures that will provide you with the most suitable and best results achievable.
How do you plan and design my treatment?
The process starts with a FREE discovery consultation where we discuss your needs and requirements with a Computerised Photographic Assessment to help you understand the possibilities.
At this stage, we are able to assist you with all the potential options available to you.
Depending on your requirements we can customize and tailor-make individual treatments plan to suit your needs and budgets.
You can opt for simple procedures to more complex involved treatments plans to produce your beautiful new smile.
Our aim is to answer your questions and provide you with both pros and cons.
We can also provide you with a computer-aided smile analysis and a hand-crafted Trial Smile Preview, to gives you the opportunity to see your smile before we even touch your teeth.
We also use Bite Analysis technology to ensure a long-lasting, comfortable and a healthy final result.
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5 out of 5 starsposted 3 weeks ago
I didn’t like my teeth and then I found Perfect Smile. I was welcomed by everyone there!
Emma at reception made me feel like a superstar every time I came in, Remembering my name, why I was having my teeth done and always being interested! Sam and his assistant (I’m sorry I can’t remember her name) but wow! What an amazing team! They are a credit to perfect smile. They made me feel at ease and as comfortable as possible. They laid everything on the table at the beginning, step by step and each step they supported me in every decision I made.
I would redo the whole experience again if I could!
I would definitely recommend to everyone!
Thank you perfect smile!
5 out of 5 starsposted 2 months ago
The perfect smile is truly excellent.
I hated my tetracycline stained teeth, with 18 year old veneers which needed replacing. I get nervous how I'm going to look going to the hairdressers! so this was a huge commitment and putting my trust in someone was difficult.
From the initial consultation with Sam Jethwa and his professional, friendly, dental assistant Sophie, I could not have been more impressed. Now, I am thrilled with the end natural, result. The care taken at every stage is phenomenal. Sam is extremely skilled. Sophie is by far the best assistant I have ever encountered. The receptionists were reassuring and helpful.I will recommend them to everyone. THANK YOU.
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Our free no obligation Initial Consultation will be with our dentist and/or our Treatment Coordinators. The suitability of options discussed will ultimately be dependent upon your clinical assessment with a dentist at the practice.