Is it good to have a tooth whitening treatment?

Many patients in the Region of Murcia are probably wondering right now what would happen if they decided to undergo a tooth whiteningand the answer is quite clear:

  • They would feel more young people
  • They would feel more attractions
  • They would feel more prepared to face challenges
  • They would smile more easily and would transmit optimism to its environment

For this reason, and taking into account that there are numerous studies that relate the aesthetics of the smile to the aesthetics of the smile. personal relationships, work and academic successand even our own self-esteemIt is important to know what to expect from such medical treatment.

A beautiful smile brings self-esteem and self-confidence.
A beautiful smile brings self-esteem and self-confidence.

Can I whiten my teeth as much as I want?

This is a question to be answered by your dentist, depending on the characteristics of your teeth.

In any case, it is important to know that the prediction of the final result depends on multiple factors for each individual.

Does bleaching damage the enamel?

No, whitening carried out by qualified dental professionals does not harm tooth enamel, according to all scientific studies to date.

In fact, tooth whitening produces a lightening of the 'dentine', one of the inner layers of the tooth.

Does tooth whitening hurt?

The latest generation of whitening products include desensitisers in their composition to minimise discomfort during a tooth whitening treatment.

In any case, your dentist will be the best person to determine which product concentrations you need to make the treatment as comfortable as possible.

Could the change in Tom Cruise's smile have helped his career to success?
Could the change in Tom Cruise's smile have helped his career to success?

Does whitening cause tooth sensitivity?

In fact, the clinical experience of dentists who are experts in tooth whitening and scientific evidence show an increase in tooth sensitivity to stimuli such as excessive cold or heat 5 to 7 days after a tooth whitening treatment.

After this time, the patient can return to normal life with peace of mind, so there is no need to worry about this factor.

From what age can teeth whitening be performed?

Spanish legislation does not allow dental whitening for minors. Therefore, they can be carried out from the age of 18 onwards.

Which tooth whitening is better and longer lasting?

It is up to your dentist to determine which type of tooth whitening is best for you, with in-clinic whitening and complementary at-home treatment being the most common.

The light source used in your dental clinic accelerates the effect of the whitening product.

Scientific studies have not been able to determine an improvement with some light sources over others, so it makes no difference whether laser, LED light, cold light... they are all light sources that activate the same product, usually hydrogen peroxide.

So, having answered all these questions, perhaps it is time to approach a dental clinic with experienced professionals in the field to be able to enjoy from now on a attractive and radiant smile.

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