Tooth whitening is an effective way to lighten your teeth and get a beautiful looking smile for months on end.
Dr. Khan will analyse your teeth and help you decide the best option for your teeth. The treatment usually involves using custom-made ‘trays’ and whitening gels which need to worn for a few hours a day over a period of about 2 weeks.
Cosmetic teeth whitening is a convenient non-invasive procedure taking around two weeks. Fo
Professional tooth whitening can last up to two years dependent on teeth usage and treatments undertaken. Custom-home whitening kits mean top-up treatments can be conveniently carried out at home to maintain your whiter teeth. The longevity of whitening varies from person to person.
If you smoke or consume products that darken the teeth, the effect won’t last as long. We will discuss the best way forward for your treatment during the initial consultation.
Tooth whitening is extremely safe with over 30 years usage. There may be some sensitivity during treatment but this is short lived.
Effective Tooth whitening products cannot be legally sold over the counter due the concentrations of the active ingredients. Over the counter products will do very little for you.
This depends upon the cause of the dark colour, which can include a dead nerve, discoloured fillings, veneers or crowns.
You can help to keep your teeth white by cutting down on the amount of food and drink you have that can stain teeth. Don’t forget, stopping smoking can also help prevent discolouration and staining.