There may be a number of reasons for the discoloration of teeth. It is related to food and drink consumption that color the layers of the enamel, from which it can no longer be removed via brushing. Smoking, root canal-ed teeth, and dead teeth will lose their healthy shade with time. Teeth whitening is nowadays a routine cosmetic dental procedure that is absolutely safe as it is peroxide-free with spectacular results. It does not damage enamel and does not cause much sensitivity.
Before dental bleaching, it is advisable to have a dental consultation, since if a specialist finds decay, it is advisable to take care of this before bleaching. Having a thorough dental cleaning first improves the results of bleeching.
During post-treatment period, the teeth lose some of their water content, so they may become more sensitive to overly hot or cold drinks and foods, so it’s best to avoid them during the first week and use a gentle dental products developed for sensitive teeth. In order to preserve optimum bleeching results, it is important to keep in mind the following: for the two weeks after treatment, refrain from consuming colored food and drinks. Avoid Coke, Coffee, Tea, Red Wine, Spinach, Tomato and Tomato Products, Fruits, Vegetables, Acidic Foods and Drinks, or anything that contains food dye. If you regularly consume coffee, you should use a straw during this time.