Question: What causes the color change of teeth?
Answer: Such problem can be caused by frequent consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, cigarettes, red wine, colored soft drinks and citrus, fruits. More serious causes of discoloration of the teeth are an excess of fluoride in the body (the so-called fluorinated teeth) and receiving tetracycline during tooth development - tetracycline teeth.
Question: How does the teeth whitening work?
Answer: There are two types of teeth whitening gel. This is either hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. The «Amazing White» method involves coating the surface of the teeth with special whitening gel, which contains a small amount of hydrogen peroxide in its structure. Under the action of special LED lamp emitting cold light, hydrogen peroxide decomposes, forming plain water and monatomic oxygen, which atoms are able to penetrate to the very small pores of tooth enamel. Due to the high oxidizing activity of the single-atom of oxygen, it reacts with the particles of pigment, links them and washes out of the enamel structure.
Question: Are there any contraindications of teeth whitening?
Answer: Teeth whitening is NOT recommended if:
You are a pregnant woman or nursing mother;
You have a very high sensitivity of the teeth or gums (periodontal disease);
You have bleeding in the area of the front surface of teeth (these teeth are treated with whitening gel);
Your age is under 14;
You were wearing brackets less than 6 months ago;
You have dentures as the front teeth (whitening has no effect on dentures)
Question: Are there any side effects associated with teeth whitening?
Answer: The most common side effects of tooth whitening - is tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. All these symptoms are temporary and usually pass through 1-24 hours after the whitening procedure.
Question: Is the teeth whitening procedure safe?
Answer: Yes. Long-term tests and studies have shown that tooth whitening is both safe and effective.
Question: What about the duration of the teeth whitening result?
Answer: On average, the result lasts from 6 months to 2 years.