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What is Tooth Whitening (Bleaching)?


Tooth Whitening is a common procedure in dentistry. Children have whiter teeth than an adult
because of different mineral structure. And as the person grows, because of changes in the
mineral structure with time, the teeth become darker. To get these teeth brighter and whiter
Tooth Whitening is one of the most desirable option available.

Types of Tooth Whitening
External Tooth Whitening
Tooth Whitening is done from outside the tooth, In this technique. External Tooth Whitening
includes,

1) Office bleach


2) Home bleach


1) Office bleach
In office bleach, a dentist applies the tooth whitening solution on teeth. Then focuses LED
light on the teeth. Further sitting can be planned, depending upon the stains the tooth has.
This is the most reliable and most preferred way of tooth whitening.

2) Home bleach
In home bleach technique a special tray is made and the patient has to wear the tray
according to the instruction as given by the dentist. The patient needs to apply the
bleaching agent in the tray and wear it. Lighter stains can be effectively removed by this
method, but in case of heavier stains, this method is less impactful.

Internal Tooth Whitening


Internal Tooth Whitening procedures are performed on nonvital tooth that have undergone
endodontic therapy ("Root Canal") and are discoloured due to internal staining of the tooth
structure by blood and other fluids that drained in. Internal Tooth Whitening brightens
teeth from the inside out. Whitening the tooth internally involves Root canal treatment, and
placing a peroxide gel into the pulp chamber so that the gel can work straight inside the
tooth on the dentin layer. In this variation of whitening the peroxide is sealed within the
tooth over a period of some days and replaced as and when needed. This technique of Tooth
Whitening is also known as "Walking Bleach Technique".

Post Operative sequences
1) Hyper sensitive teeth: Tooth Whitening dehydrates the tooth leading to hypersensitivity.

2) If proper care is not taken it may lead to chemical burn out of gums and mucous membrane
of oral cavity.

3) Over Tooth Whitening may lead loss of enamel structure.

4) Aggressive Tooth Whitening procedure may cause inflammation of the pulp leading to severe
dental pain.

How Tooth Whitening is done?


In-office Tooth Whitening systems a gel made with a 35% solution of hydrogen peroxide is
used. The hydrogen peroxide gel is much stronger than the carbamide peroxide solutions used
in take-home systems. It must be applied by the dentist only, if not done properly it can
cause potential harm to other oral tissues surrounding the teeth. These strong hydrogen
peroxide solutions offer very efficient tooth whitening in about two hours on their own,
however, most dentists speed up the process by using a heat or light source to liberate more
oxygen from the gel faster than would happen without the light or heat source.

When is Tooth Whitening indicated?
Tooth Whitening is primarily preferred to improve a smile, to make teeth bright and to
remove the stains from the tooth. The indications for tooth whitening include

1) Stains of bacterial pigments on the tooth.

2) Stains of pan-masala, tobacco, betel nut on the tooth.

3) Given to the mother at the time of pregnancy can cause internal stains on teeth during
tooth bud developments.

4) Fluoride stains especially in areas where the fluoride content in the water is higher
than normal.

5) If the tooth is non-vital or dead it may become black or brown after a period of time.

6) Stain caused by smoking can be removed with Tooth Whitening.

7) Excessive use of food colour in food can stain the tooth; these stains also can be
removed with tooth whitening.

8) A long-standing Amalgam filling can cause the tattooing of the tooth, which can be
treated by bleaching.

What are the advantages of Tooth Whitening?
Boosts your self-confidence
Enhances your personality
Painless procedure
Can be performed in a single sitting
Can also be done at home
What are the Limitations of Tooth Whitening?
Effects of Tooth Whitening may vary from person to person. There are situations where Tooth
Whitening should be avoided; which include.

Age: Below the age of 16 Tooth Whitening must not be attempted as the pulp horns of the
teeth are high in amount.
Patients with an allergy to hydrogen peroxide are not advised to do Tooth Whitening.
Tooth Whitening is not recommended in pregnant or lactating woman.



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