Teeth whitening (Bleaching) is the process of solving the problem of discoloration of the enamel and dentin layers of the teeth due to some reasons and bleaching the teeth according to their previous tone.
Over time, the darkening of the natural colors of the person's teeth can be removed with tartar cleaning and polishing treatments. However, with these applications, it may not be possible to remove discolorations that cannot be treated or to lighten the natural color of the tooth a few more tones. In this case, the teeth whitening method is applied. After the teeth whitening process, depending on the condition of the teeth, teeth can be whitened up to 4-5 color shades.
After teeth whitening, it preserves the whiteness of the teeth for an average of 6 months to 2 years, depending on the tooth structure of the person. Consuming substances such as coffee and cigarettes constantly and the person's eating habits are effective factors in losing the whiteness of the teeth. Because; 6 months after the teeth whitening process, the person better to go to the dentist for a check-up, and if necessary, tartar cleaning, polishing and a second session teeth whitening treatment may be applied.
Teeth whitening can vary between 2 or 3 sessions depending on the coloration of the teeth. Teeth whitening is performed three times in 15-minute periods.