Teeth whitening is the process of dissolving the pigmentation permeated inside the tooth. This process is different than plaque or tartar removal. For teeth whitening to be successful, your dentist first cleans the plaque and tartar that covers the surface of your teeth, then starts the whitening process.
Teeth whitening can be done Office style at your dentist’s Office, or at your home via acrylic occlusal splint. Office type whitening has immidiately visible results, while home style whitening takes longer to show results. The most important parts of teeth whitening are using the correct chemicals and your dentist’s experience in using them.
Teeth whitening (Bleaching) can be done through chemical, photothermal or photochemical methods, depending on how dense the pigmentation in your tooth is. This density also changes the necessary time frame fort his treatment to be done.