Teeth can become stained as a result of aging, smoking and drinking liquids such as red wine, tea and coffee.
What is teeth whitening
Teeth whitening involves bleaching your teeth to make them lighter. Teeth whitening can’t make your teeth brilliant white, but it can lighten the existing colour by several shades. It is not suitable for everyone and your dentist will advise you.
Who can perform whitening?
Teeth whitening is a form of dentistry and should only be performed by a dentist or another regulated dental professional, such as a dental hygienist or dental therapist, on the prescription of a dentist.
Here at Guilden Sutton Dental Practice we offer a home whitening treatments with a tray system.
Whitening is only available to those patients with healthy teeth and gums. You will need the dentist to check your teeth first. Crowns, veneers and white fillings will not lighten and may need to be replaced after treatment at an extra cost.
Treatment is not permanent but can usually be topped up using the same moulds.