Glendale Ridgewood Dental
Whiter Teeth, Finally: The Benefits of Teeth Bleaching
There is no limit to the admiration and confidence that comes with a smile, just when the teeth look bright and healthy. In order to achieve this confidence, we need teeth whitening, which is a process of lightening the color of the teeth. This can be achieved by either removing the formation of extrinsic stains or by changing the color of intrinsic stains.
Extrinsic stains are formed due to environmental factors like smoking, pigments in foods, and antibiotics. The colored fractions of compounds from these factors are absorbed into the dental pellicle, and can also have direct placement on the tooth outer layers. On the other hand, intrinsic stains majorly occur during the growth and development phase of a child. This kind of stain cannot be removed by mechanical means, but the colors can be changed. When the teeth turns and appears yellow overtime, then it has been affected by intrinsic stains.
Tooth whitening is a branch of cosmetic dentistry, and some products are used in the process of making the teeth appear brighter and whiter. Some of the products mixture used are: Hydrogen Peroxide and Carbamide Peroxide - they are healthy bleaching agents. However, some home remedy can also be introduced to interested clients.
It is no big deal that a mouth with whiter teeth brings more attractive smile, therefore whiter teeth boosts one’s self-esteem. Teeth whitening give room for better oral health, and make the teeth healthier and stronger. Teeth whitening improve the general state of the gums and the entire mouth. Teeth whitening can improve one’s love life, by making you more attractive and pleasing to your partner, indeed, nobody wants to show-off a partner with dull dentitions. A fact has also stated that people with whiter teeth get more employment tendency than those with unhealthy looking teeth, funny but true!
Nevertheless, whitening of teeth should be done when it has been checked and recommended by a dentist.
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