It is a treatment to lighten the teeth colour and help to deal with stains on the teeth or changes in tooth colour.
Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for teeth because it can improve their appearance.

Types of teeth whitening

there are two types of teeth whitening, which are:

Laser bleaching

Laser teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure to improve the appearance of teeth using high-energy photovoltaic technology that stimulates bleach to make teeth whiter and remove stains caused by dental contamination.

Home bleaching

In the case of home teeth whitening, the dentist takes the sizes of the patient’s teeth and jaws and brings him one or two moulds, depending on the patient’s desire if he wishes to whiten one jaw or the two jaws together at home. the moulds are filled with bleach obtained from the doctor, and then the mould is fitted in the mouth for several hours each day.
Many people reach the level of bleaching required within two to four weeks

What are the steps of laser teeth whitening?

Laser teeth whitening is performed by the clinic’s dentist where a range of steps will be performed:

  • Your doctor will place a protective layer on the gums to protect them from bleaching gel to avoid irritation, redness and sensitivity.
  • Your doctor will apply bleach to your teeth and stimulate them with a laser.
  • the bleaching gel should be left on the teeth for a few minutes and then remove, and repeat this step as the teeth need to reach the appropriate bleaching degree 

What are the advantages of laser teeth whitening?

Some find that the use of lasers can be useful and meaningful and have positives, such as:

  • Keep teeth white for at least two years.
  • Lack of complications, lack of burns and nerve damage within the teeth.
  • Fast results.
  • No additional steps need to be performed at home after the bleaching session.
  • Accuracy at work, where your doctor can focus on a certain number of teeth.
  • Safer than other methods, because bleach is used at a low concentration

Tips for keeping teeth white

  • Pay attention to good dental hygiene, such as: brushing your teeth using toothpaste twice a day, using floss to clean your teeth, and using disinfectant mouthwash at least once a day.
  • Wash teeth immediately after meals by brushing or rinsing with water, especially if they contain foods that cause tooth pigmentation.
  • Stay as far away as possible from eating foods and drinks that cause tooth pigmentation, such as soft drinks, black tea, coffee, berries, and sauces.
  • Use whitening toothpaste twice a week to avoid the accumulation of surface pigmentation and get rid of them first and foremost.
  • stay away from all sources of tobacco.