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Tooth Whitening

Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth whitening

What Is The Teeth Whitening Process? 

Tooth Whitening is a cosmetic solution, offered to people who are not satisfied with the color of their teeth. It's an oxygenation method that is used to bleach the teeth, that have changed color because of various reasons, or to lighten the personal color of the teeth a few shades.

The natural color of teeth darkens by the years due to external factors. By lightening the color 2-10

shades, satisfactory whitening and a beautiful smile are obtained with the whitening process that can

be practiced at a clinic or at home.

The bleaching process must be applied under professional supervision.


What Are The Teeth Whitening Methods?

There are 4 different methods for whitening the teeth.

1)      Home whitening (Home bleaching)

2)      Office whitening (Office bleaching)

3)      Internal whitening

4)      Combined whitening (Both home and office whitening)

In-Office Teeth Whitening Process in Turkey

It is the tooth whitening method which is used at the dental clinic.It provides effective whiteness within much shorter time. The whitening gel which is applied to the teeth by dentist is activated with UV rays or dental laser and the whitening process takes approximately 1 hour.

How is Laser Teeth Whitening Performed and How Long Does It Take?

  1. A dentist starts by making a record of the current teeth shade

  2. Then, the tooth is polished using a pumice

  3. The dentist uses gauze to isolate the moth and keep the teeth dry. Retractors may be used to protect the tongue, lips, and cheeks from the whitening solution

  4. A barrier is lined along the gum line to protect it from the whitening solution

  5. The front surface of the tooth is coated with a whitening solution. The solution contains a bleaching agent, typically hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide

  6. A laser or curing light is usually used to activate the peroxide. After applying the solution, we leave it for about 30 to 60 minutes. Some brands require reapplying the solution occasionally

  7. The next step is rinsing the teeth after attaining optimum shade or lapse of the maximum period. The dentist may apply fluoride to ease tooth sensitivity

  8. Follow up sessions are scheduled until you attain the desired shade. The dentist may suggest home whitening trays for continued treatment and a complete whitening process.

whitening process takes approximately 1 hour.

At-Home Teeth Whitening Process

A personal whitening tray is prepared after oral measurement is taken. Certain amount of tooth whitening gel (10-15% carbamide peroxide) is applied in this special tray. Treatment, during which the tray is worn for at least 4-6 hours per day, approximately takes 10-15 days.

Difference Between In-Office and At-Home Teeth Whitening

In-Office whitening is a better choice in terms of time, duration and efficacy. Whiteners are much stronger and can penetrate deeper layers of the tooth so the result will be longer and better. It takes 1-2 hours at a dentist’s office.

At-home whitening takes 1-2 hours per day over a series of days and weeks and the result will be less effective. However, it will cost less than the professional teeth whitening.


Teeth Whitening Price in Turkey 

Teeth whitening application in Turkey is one of the most frequently used smile makeover applications. In Turkey, teeth whitening is available at affordable costs. Teeth whitening price is 350 € in our dental clinic. But the prices of professional teeth whitening vary according to the patient’s condition.

What Should Be Considered After Bleaching? 

The diet is really important after the bleaching because teeth are more prone to discoloration and it will effect the results. Here are some rules for post-treatment care, in addition to the guidelines your dentist advises:


  • Avoid drinks that leave dark stains such as coffee, red wine, fruit juice, dark sodas, beer, and black tea.

  • Avoid foods that leave dark stains such as soy sauce, cured meats, chocolate, and any kind of fruit.

  • No smoking, although limited use of e-cigarettes is ok.

  • Avoid coloured toothpaste and mouthwashes, for example, red or blue.


Is The Teeth Whitening Process Permanent?

The white color starts to disappear after whitening. It depends on the patient’s consumption of colored beverages (coffee, tea, red wine and coke) and tobacco. It lasts 6 months – 1 year. It can be supported with 1 or 2 sessions once every 4-6 months.


Will There Be Pain During and After The Bleaching Process?

Experiencing a mild to moderate pain after the procedure is a quite common side effect. Tooth sensitivity may occur due to the ingredients in whitening products. However, it is normal and you shouldn’t be concerned if you are experiencing this. The pain will diminish and disappear completely. If it persists for several days you can consult your dentist. There are some helpful advices to reduce the tooth sensitivity.

  • Avoid hot and cold foods and drinks

  • Avoid acidic food and drinks

  • Drink through a straw

  • Brush gently

  • Use fluoride products

  • Use desensitizing toothpaste




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