Office dental whitening

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Office (professional) tooth whitening is held in dental cabinet under the dentists control. The control under whitening process allows dentist continue or stop procedure.

Office whitening is fast, takes around one hour and allows reaching results after first visit. Using of office whitening is possible to bleach yellow-brown teeth to light-white without enamel destroying.

The matter of office (professional) whitening consists of following: the frontal surface of teeth is covered by whitening gel (mainly, 35% of hydrogen peroxide solution) and to teeth are bring activate influence for acceleration of whitening process.

Mechanism of office whitening: after tooth covering by bleached gel under warm the peroxide secretes atomic oxygen, which penetrates into enamel and dentine layers and oxidizes pigmentation. Hereby teeth are bleached.

Reasons for office whitening:

  • Age-related changes of dental color yellowing
  • Dental pigmentation
  • Light or middle level of tetracycline teeth
  • Yellow-brown teeth.

Methodology of office whitening

Office whitening method is simple, painless and very effective.

Before start of procedure the dentist isolates soft tissues of cavity. Then he covers frontal surface of teeth by bleaching gel. There is used activated lamp for increasing whitening effect. It takes one hour.

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METHOD OF HOME WHITENING

Manual of home whitening.

The method of home whitening means using of individual plastic kappa, which is made according to patients denture and with bleaching gel. The patient has to wear kappa some time, when is going bleaching process.

Home whitening is professional system, which is applied under dentist control. The dentist institutes and control whitening process, but the procedure is made by patient himself at home.

Method of tooth whitening.

Kappa making.

For Kappa making, dentist makes prints of patients teeth.

Gypseous model is made according to tooth prints, and using this gypseous model is made transparent Kappa in special device.

Kappa fitting.

After kappa making, the dentist fit it in cavity. Kappa has to be close to teeth, but it has to be on small distant from gum and has to be some capacity for bleaching gel. After kappa fitting, the dentist gives for patient kappa and bleaching gel. He instructs patient about using of system and makes appointment for preventive examination.

Home whitening manual

  • Brush teeth.
  • Put some amount of bleaching gel into kappa and slowly put kappa into cavity.
  • Its forbidden to eat while kappa is in mouth cavity.
  • Dont chew kappa.
  • Dont suck bleaching gel out of kappa.
  • You have to leave kappa on teeth around 45-60 min.
  • You have take off kappa and gargle mouth by water.
  • Never leave kappa in mouth for all night. Maximum is 5 hour for day.
  • If appear some problem stop bleaching and ask your dentist.
  • You have to visit dentist for control of bleaching process.

Instruction for patient.

For patient we give bleaching gel, kappas and written manual, and we show how to use it.

There is discussed period of kappa wearing. Depending on time of kappa wearing at home conditions are nighttime and daytime. Usually is recommended wearing of individual kappa at night. The fact is that majority of bleached gel makes his minimal effect after 4 and more hours using. Nighttime wearing economizes charge of bleaching gel, because of you have to cover kappa by gel only one time and put on the teeth. During home whitening there exists general principle: then longer you are wearing kappa then faster will see result. Daytime wearing of individual kappa is not very comfortable for some patients. First of all, when kappa is on the teeth, it is visible and hampers patients speech. In the second place, for some patients its not comfortable because of it hampers their daytime activities. During home whitening the dentist recommends time to time come to him for examination. The bleaching process is finished when dentist gives such instruction, but decision is always discussed with patient.

WHITENING OR WHITENING WITH KAPPA

Method of home whitening has been used since 1989.

Whitening with kappa, patient makes independently at home. With kappa what was made by dentist, the patient can put bleaching material into kappa even when he is hat work, runs car, at the night during sleeping and so on. Its more effective for whitening brown and age-related pigmentations.

Home whitening is very popular thanks to simplicity and easy way of using. During tooth whitening there is used bleaching gel and individual plastic kappa, which was made according to gypseous model of teeth. Bleaching gel is put into special kappa and put on teeth. While patient is wearing kappa some time, bleaching process is going on.

Method of tooth whitening.

The first stage of home whitening dentists consultation.

Home whitening is started with consultation. During visit is gathered general medical and dental anamnesis, teeth, soft tissues of cavity are examined, hygienic condition of patients cavity. The color of teeth is defined and we open medical card, where will be described current color of teeth, included photos.

During this visit patient and dentist discussed the reasons which could create undesirable color of teeth. This is obligatory because of it can help to dentist finds out reasons of color changing. The dentist has to describe the procedure of whitening, possible problems and complications. The dentist has to take attention to fillings, crowns or bridges. The fact is that restorations dont change their color after bleaching. Therefore, after bleaching restorations has to be remained as they will look darker. The next is second stage.

Professional cleaning and tooth polishing.

The professional hygiene of mouth cavity includes dental deposit removal and tartar removal.

Its made by dentist or hygienist.

Professional hygiene is made before whitening procedure. As before bleaching all teeth must to be cleaned from dental deposit and tartar

The third stage taking of prints and kappa making.

the main part of home whitening is individual kappa, which has to be comfortable and good fixed.

The first step of individual kappa making is to take off prints of patients teeth. After prints were taken off, there is made the next appointment. Then according to prints, gypseous model of patients teeth is made. And on this gypseous model is made kappa for home whitening. This takes around two days.

Kappa fitting.

The second visit became when individual kappa was made. During this visit, the patient tries kappa on teeth. The dentist has to check that kappa doesnt push on gum, and fits well on teeth. The patient has to take kappa off and wear it on teeth easy that it doesnt hurt gum. The individual kappa is transparent shape of teeth which is made of soft plastic.

its edges has to be smooth and dont push on gum. The dentist also has to be sure that kappa caver all teeth. Then he has to explain where and how much patient has to put bleaching gel into kappa. The bleaching gel is put into such place of kappa, which are touched with needed side (mainly frontal teeth).

Surpluses of bleaching gel, whish are pressed out during kappa wearing, has to be removed by napkin, cause it can irritate gum.

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