Whitening (or bleaching) is a chemical process during which the natural tooth shade is either restored or whitened beyond natural shade using carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide - clinically proven c.
The active bleaching agent penetrates through the enamel and chemically reacts with the inner pigments. The result of this reaction is whiter tooth.
Bleaching material is usually available as gel or solution.
People wanted to have a white teeth since ancient times.
The first historical records date back to Ancient Rome. The first professional study on the topic of “Reducing the discoloration of teeth” is from 1877. In those days, hydrochloric acid was used for tooth whitening, which was later replaced by hydrogen peroxide.
Why to bleach your teeth?
- more smile
- younger appearance
- higher self-confidence
- get a better job
- dental check up - only healthy teeth can be whiten
- dental hygiene - cleaned teeth for the best result
Contraindications to bleaching
- allergy to bleaching components
- untreated teeh with decay, leaking or broken fillings
- bad oral hygiene
- various tooth anomalies and tooth destructions
- pregnancy and breastfeeding
- for 7 to 10 days white diet is recommended