Maybe you’ve always wanted to have a beautiful smile . Or your teeth are yellowed over the years . Whatever your reason for tooth whitening please know that you are not alone . As we have different color skin or hair , so we have a different color of teeth . Some people’s teeth are just darker .
Many factors can affect the natural color of teeth and some of them are:
- coffee, tea or red wine, then fruits such as cherries or blueberries
- buildup of tartar
- taking too much fluoride or certain antibiotics at the time when the teeth are forming can cause stains on teeth
- teeth after removing the nerve can change the color of the blood flow in the pulp of the tooth , which becomes brown , gray or black
Almost every person who is no more milk teeth can safely whiten teeth . It is important to note that bleaching agents will not affect fillings (fillings) and prosthetics (crowns , bridges) and it is advisable to change at least 15 days after bleaching . People who suffer from periodontal disease ( gingivitis and periodontitis ) or those with sensitive teeth are not candidates for bleaching. If you wear orthodontic braces will need to wait for the end of therapy . Pregnant women and nursing mothers are advised adjournment bleaching .
Recent studies indicate that whitening is safe and effective . Nowadays most professional agents do not cause damage to the teeth and gums. The most common adverse consequences of bleaching is hypersensitivity . Sensitization can occur during or immediately after bleaching , but usually disappears within 48 hours .