With the development of aesthetic and restorative elements in dentistry, many color, shape and position disorders can be resolved quickly. The bleaching process of discolored teeth can be done with laser application, which takes about 1 hour.
What are the bleaching processes?
Whitening is the process of erasing the colorings that occur in the structure of the teeth (enamel and dentin layer). Various whitening procedures are available. It is not preferred because the whitening procedure applied in the residence is not under the supervision of a physician, it may damage the gums and may take 1-2 weeks. “KTP Laser Bleaching System”, one of the methods applied in medicine, has been used with peace of mind in recent years. This system is highly preferred, both because the result is obtained in a short time, about 1 hour, and because the vast majority of patients do not feel sensitivity.
What are the causes of tooth discoloration?
The tooth color of each individual also differs, such as eye, skin and hair color. Old age, consumption of substances that stain teeth (coffee, tea, cola, red wine, cigarettes, etc.), use of certain antibiotics during pregnancy and childhood, impaction, border degeneration, excessive fluoride use, veneers and fillings may cause discoloration on the teeth. If we have healthy teeth, laser bleaching is an ideal solution for a whiter and natural smile.
Is the Teeth Whitening Way Applicable to Everyone?
In the examination, first of all, gingival treatments are completed. Then it goes to whitening. However, since there is not enough study on pregnant, maternity and child patients, the bleaching process is delayed.
How Many Tones Can Teeth Color Be?
In this system, the color of the teeth can be lightened by 2-3 tones.
How long is the application deadline?
The treatment takes about 1 hour. Usually, a single session application is sufficient for patients. However, patients with tetracycline discoloration, gray teeth, smoking and consuming foods containing coloring elements may require a second or third session.
How does the system affect?
Unlike other teeth whitening systems, the “Laser Whitening System” ensures that not only the surface of the tooth, but also its internal structure is whitened with a photochemical effect. In other words, this whitening system offers a non-superficial and permanent whitening with the reflections it creates in the molecular structure of the tooth, superior to all other whitening procedures.
Does the patient feel pain during whitening?
No, there is no need for anesthesia as the patient does not feel pain.
Are there any side effects?
It has no known side effects.
How long does the whiteness last after the application?
The whitening process is not a life-long treatment formula that is applied at once. It is useful to repeat it periodically. In fact, the length of this period varies depending on the patient’s oral hygiene, not consuming too much coloring foods and not smoking.
Is this process Faithful?
Yeah! According to the researches, laser whitening of teeth is extremely active and reliable if it is done under the supervision of your dentist who has received special training in laser use. Teeth and gums are not damaged in any way.
Can there be a random problem with the teeth after treatment?
It is noteworthy in the middle of the notes that some patients feel very little sensitivity in their teeth in the first 24 hours.