Instant whiter teeth can be yours with a laser teeth whitening treatment. Here is what you should know before you submit yourself to the dentist's ministrations.
Do You Hate Your Smile?
Until the advent of teeth whitening treatments, people thought their teeth had character. Never mind if these were not the pearly whites of movie stars. Their teeth color was unique or rather they had no choice but to live with it. When Hollywood denizens started preening their dazzling white smiles, everybody got hooked.
First, there was the kitchen baking soda matched with strawberries to get the white toothy smile. But not anymore. There are commercial teeth whiteners and now there's the laser teeth whitening treatment, which made teeth bleaching outdated. Now everybody can have those lovely pearly white teeth without waiting months to see the results of DIY teeth bleaching and it is safer and convenient too.
The only hitch with lasered teeth whiteners is that everybody can notice the dramatic change when you turn on your megawatt smile. It is not much of a problem that is if you don't care that everyone sees you had a teeth makeover. But if your yellow or stained teeth are making you smile less these days and making you uncomfortable, why go the route the longer way? Laser teeth whitening is the perfect solution to get rid of stained teeth.
Will it Work for You?
No matter how deeply or darkly stained your dental assets are, there is a quick fix available. The dentist will check out the stains and their variety. Perhaps you have been smoking for years and drinking coffee; or you dosed yourself with tetracycline in any of its variants, Terramycin, Panmycin, Sumycin, and Tetracyn – these are teeth staining agents; or you have been eating blackberries for years. Or simply, you have aged.
Whatever the cause, the dentist can restore your teeth to its former glory with laser teeth whitening. It works best if you have not tried any of those home teeth whitening kits. Also, prior to the treatment, gums and teeth have to be in good condition to prevent dental or gum problems later.
The laser procedure is combined with a strong whitening agent applied on the teeth. When the laser's heat is beamed on the whitening gel on a tooth, it spreads out evenly into the deeper recesses of the tooth enamel ensuring evenly distributed whitening.
If you are dentist-shy, the onetime visit to the dentist for your teeth whitening makes up for your phobia. The laser teeth whitening process is painless. Yes, there will be a slight discomfort when the whitening gel is applied to the teeth but after an hour, the procedure is over making the discomfort less of an issue.