If you are self-conscious about the shade of your teeth or if you have staining or discolouration on some of your teeth, professional teeth whitening treatment is a safe and recommended option for you to consider. By law, only trained dentists are able to provide higher levels of teeth whitening. You need to be at least 18 years old.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
Adam will assess your teeth for the type of staining/ tooth discolouration your teeth have and also assess the health of your teeth and gums. There needs to be good oral health before proceeding with tooth whitening treatments.
These home teeth whitening kits allow the teeth to be lightened gradually over 1-2 weeks. With all whitening treatment, individual results will vary and are dependant on your initial tooth colour and the nature of your tooth staining. There also can be risks of tooth sensitivity during the use of the tooth whitening gel which can vary for each individual.
Tooth whitening treatments can be very effective but to maintain the whitened look of your teeth the treatment may need to be repeated every so often. If you are interested in teeth whitening in Southend on Sea get in touch with our friendly team.
The following information is provided by safetoothwhitening.org which is supported by the BDA.
Some people may find their teeth become more sensitive. Others may have slight white patches on the gum line, but these will disappear within a few days of treatment. Extreme sensitivity or burning of the gums is not normal. If you are in pain, go back to your dentist straight away.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
If you avoid food and drink that may stain your teeth – red wine, curries, tea and coffee – it can last for up to three years.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
Tooth whitening will not work on any 'false' teeth such as veneers, crowns or dentures, nor will it whiten fillings. These may need to be replaced after tooth whitening to match the new colour of your teeth.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
Your dentist should have a written complaint procedure for you to follow if you are not happy with any aspect of your treatment.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
All dentists will have indemnity insurance which covers all the treatments they give. Because it is illegal for anyone other than a dentist to carry out tooth whitening, only a dentist would be able to take out insurance to cover this. So people offering tooth whitening illegally won't be insured.Download a voucher for a free teeth whitening consultation worth up to £70
Some friendly advice...
Before you go and give your teeth a whiter future, here are a few things you should consider...
If you have any concerns about a product or someone you think is carrying out illegal tooth whitening, please go to - www.safetoothwhitening.org and let the Tooth Whitening Information Group know.