Ace Dental

24 February 2017

Who can benefit from teeth whitening?

If your teeth are generally healthy and clean then you can consider having teeth whitening in Camdenwith Ace Dental. One of our team will check your mouth to ensure that you will benefit fully from treatment.

You can decide between two treatment options. Some clients opt to have a quick whitening treatment in-clinic. This is practical if you have an event coming up shortly where you want your smile to look dazzling. Your other option is at-home whitening. This takes longer but you have the convenience of being able to top up the treatment yourself at a later date with equipment you already have.

Is there anyone who cannot have teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is not recommend for young people whose teeth are still forming. It is also not advisable for pregnant women. Having a baby creates all sorts of changes in the body and some of these affect the teeth and gums. It is best to be on the safe side while this is happening.

Some patients have stains that will not respond well to whitening. This is usually the case where marks are part of the structure of the tooth itself for some reason. If you are considering teeth whitening in Camden and this is the nature of your teeth staining, your dentist will advise you accordingly and recommend alternatives. You may be able to have veneers which are covers that fit over the top of the teeth and hide any stains.

Are there any side effects?

Teeth whitening is a safe and effective treatment However, some patients experience sensitivity during or just after treatment. Your practitioner will be able to guide you on ways to reduce this effect. Once you stop treatment, you should experience a return to normal. If you are doing your whitening at home, you dentist might recommend less frequent applications of the gel.

How long does the effect last?

This varies from patient to patient. It is dependent on the type of treatment, lifestyle factors and the frequency of top-ups. The time frame varies from a few months to up to three years. Your dentist will be able to advise you on the effects of our particular treatments when you have teeth whitening in Camdenwith Ace Dental.

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