How to bleach teeth at home?
Do you know when the method of home dental bleaching was used for the first time? Well, it is more than 20 years old. Home dental bleaching started in 1989 and is still popular. Home dental bleaching presupposes using a gum shielder. The patient does not have to go to the dental clinic all the time. He can do everything at home. It is very convenient, isnt it? The dentist will make a gum shielder for the patient to wear it anytime he wants - while walking, working or sleeping. Home bleaching shows the best results when it is necessary to remove age-specific or orange-brown spots.
So what is home bleaching and how to bleach teeth at home? Actually the procedure is simple and fast. Dentists all over the world recommend home bleaching. The main secret of this method is that the patient will simply have to wear a gum shielder containing bleaching gel. Every gum shielder is made in such a way to fit the teeth of this very patient. Gum shielders are made from the cast of your teeth.
In other words, no other person is likely to be able to wear your gum shielder because all people have different teeth. The patient will squeeze the necessary amount of gel into the gum shielder and wear it. This is when dental bleaching starts.
Gum shielder is a special plate for bleaching gel. A cast is used to make the gum shielder fit the teeth tightly. The patient will place a certain amount of gel into the gum shielder and wear it on his teeth for some time. The exact time depends on the doctors recommendations.
Stages of home bleaching. Consultation of a dentist.
During the consultation your dentist will examine the condition and the color of your teeth and find out the reasons that caused change of their color. The dentist will also find out how long it will take to bleach your teeth and how effective the procedure will be. Mind that home bleaching can be recommended only in cases of surface coloration of teeth.
Surface coloration mostly occurs if a person eats food that contains a lot of colorants. The examples of such food are coffee, blueberry, tea, chocolate, and so on. This food can color your teeth in tints varying from fawn to black.