Teeth Whitening Dental Office in Newport Beach

A bright white smile means health, beauty & success. And in the era of selfies and social media, we all want to look our best.
Teeth Whitening or dental bleaching is getting popular every day, and you need to know all about this process to determine what is the best for you.

Why my teeth are getting yellow?

There are many reasons but the main cause is getting old; by time the inner layer of the tooth (Dentin) is getting darker, while the outer layer (Enamel) is getting thinner exposing the dark dentin.
There are other causes like genetic factors, fluorosis, rare dental disorders, trauma, tetracycline stains before the age of 10, silver restorations and finally root canal fillings.

How teeth whitening works?

The bleaching gel removes remove either external or internal stains and alter the light reflecting nature of the enamel to make your teeth looks whiter and brighter.

Is teeth whitening a painful process?

Bleaching gel will cause soft tissue irritation if it touches your gums. Your dentist will avoid this by covering your gums first with a gingival barrier. your teeth may become sensitive in the 24h after teeth whitening, you can overcome this by taking a painkiller.

What can I do to ensure long lasting results after teeth whitening?

You should rinse your mouth after eating and drinking, floss daily to remove dental plaque and use a whitening tooth paste once a week to remove any stains.

Teeth bleaching and teeth whitening are fast, easy ways to brighten teeth and enhance your smile. If your near Newport Beach call Dr. Sahafi at 949.514.8408 for a consultation.