teeth whitening, how to get a perfect smile

Written by: Jesús Isidro Fernández
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The aesthetics of the smile is a very important feature in the overall appearance of a person. So that it has become one of the most frequent consultations in the doctor's office , looking for whiter, brighter teeth or balanced. The LED light teeth whitening is the best technique to date for a non - aggressive with the teeth whiter and brighter teeth and quickly.


How does tooth whitening done?

Bleaching treatment technique in dentistry is based on the use of chemicals varying concentration as splints designed, which will improve the tone of the tooth from one to three tones of enamel.

Teeth whitening an LED light, a technique has been incorporated into the bleaching processes in recent years and is often used with hydrogen peroxide applied to the teeth is used. Hydrogen Peroxide and Carbamide Peroxide are the most common bleaching agents.

Although hydrogen peroxide is used in bleaching procedures in a single session, it is best to perform it with Carbamide Peroxide between 30% -40% in the acceleration sessions that are performed in the consultation, being able to perform up to 3 In periods of 15 days. Meanwhile, the patient apply splints designed and customized for your teeth carbamide peroxide in a lower percentage of domestic use for a month.

Other whitening techniques for a perfect smile

Beyond whitening with LED light, there are other dental techniques to show a perfect white smile: 

  • Composite veneers, which are made by the aesthetics specialist with compomers, is the most conservative and economical option. 
  • Porcelain veneers of minimal thickness of lithium disilicate, known as veneers lumiers, are the other most suitable prosthetic treatment. 

Both treatments seek aesthetic dentistry by applying layers on the tooth itself, in this way the tooth is still maintained while achieving a more symmetrical, white and aesthetic appearance of the mouth.


Are there any home whitening techniques?

There are many products on the market for teeth whitening, such as bleaching gels, whitening strips, mouthwashes or toothpaste. Before using any of these products, it is necessary to inquire about the incidence of abrasion, since many of them are very high and that would damage the tooth.

The same applies to natural remedies like applying lime or soda on teeth. All of them are aggressive to the tooth and can not be made a constant use of them.

It is also important that the use of any of them is not excessive or very prolonged in time. However, the results that can be obtained by the patient do not go beyond what can be obtained with good hygiene in the consultation of a dentist, where with a specific paste will remove all stains of coffee, nicotine, wine and other substances that Stain the tooth, giving the teeth a clean and shiny appearance.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
 Jesús Isidro Fernández

By Jesús Isidro Fernández

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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