Gold Coast Teeth Whitening
A common cosmetic dental treatment carried out today is Teeth whitening. This is where bleach (hydrogen peroxide or carbamide hydrogen) is applied to the enamel layer of the tooth to lighten the colour. Tooth colour varies from person to person, ranging from off white, yellow and even grey.
There are many reasons teeth discolour including:
- Stains on the surface of the tooth, often from smoking, tea, coffee or red wine Poor oral hygiene
- Flourosis, which is caused by excessive fluoride, often leaving mottled chalky appearance and discoloured teeth
- Tooth decay, injuries to the mouth, old fillings which have discoloured
General darkening from ageing and surface staining respond the best to teeth whitening procedures. Three ways of whitening your teeth: