Teeth whitening and polishing

Teeth whitening and polishing

A dazzling smile is possible only when you have shining teeth and teeth whitening and polishing helps in restoring your teeth’s natural shade or whiten them beyond their natural color.  Teeth whitening involve a cosmetic dental procedure that lightens the pigmentation within the teeth whereas polishing is a procedure that removes dental plaque, tartar and extrinsic stains present on the outer surface of your teeth.

The teeth whitening and polishing is a non-invasive that is hassle free, reliable and safe that help in lighting and polishing the stain off your teeth. Dental hygienists who are specially trained and licensed to clean and polish the teeth typically perform professional teeth cleaning.

The dentists usually recommend a thorough and professional cleaning every six months. However, patients who are prone to tooth decay or have a history of gum disease require frequent teeth whitening and polishing.

Tooth discolouration or staining usually occurs due to number of reasons such as due to your food habits such as eating dark coloured foods or due to unhealthy habits such as smoking, drinking alcohol and it may also occur due to hormonal imbalances as well as aging.

Types of Teeth Whitening – What are they

There are several types of teeth whitening treatments some of which can be done at home and other only under the supervision of experienced dentist. Some of the popular teeth whitening methods include-

  • Teeth Whitening Trays and Gels
  • Teeth Whitening Strips
  • In-office laser bleaching

Teeth Polishing – Types

Teeth polishing are used for prevention of teeth problems and it makes teeth appear whiter, stain free and glistening. The types of teeth polishing include-

  • Therapeutic polishing
  • Cosmetic polishing
  • Superficial polishing
  • Selective polishing

Kiran Skin & Dental Clinic offers the most advanced teeth whitening and polishing treatment procedures such as laser bleaching which one of the most common in-office is whitening treatment provided by its dentists.