Teeth whitening: what colour should my teeth be and is it safe to whiten them?

teeth whitening: what colour should my teeth be and is it safe to whiten them

  Tooth colour varies between individuals and even between teeth belonging to one individual.  The variation of tooth colour between different people can be due to tooth form, developmental defects (such as fluorosis or tetracycline staining), diet (frequent consumption of dark-coloured food and drink), and lifestyle factors (smoking and poor oral hygiene).  In addition, our teeth Read More

Do teeth whitening kits work?

Many options are available to achieve whiter teeth, and the safest among them comes in the form of teeth whitening kits provided by your dentist. The first step in this popular take-home option involves making an impression of your teeth in the dental chair. Next, custom-fitting mouth trays will be manufactured for you and you will be provided Read More

Risks involved with teeth whitening

teeth whitening

In recent years teeth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments available as it can be a fast, effective way to achieve whiter teeth – and thus enhance your smile and boost your confidence! Teeth whitening is generally considered a non-invasive, safe and cost-effective treatment. However, as there are different types Read More

How long does teeth whitening last?

teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is the process of restoring you teeth’s natural shade. It is not the same as teeth bleaching, which is the process of whitening the teeth beyond their natural shade. How long the effects last will depend on a number of factors, including what has caused the teeth to discolour in the first place, Read More

All about Teeth Whitening

all about teeth whitening

What causes teeth to discolour? Teeth discolouration is attributed to some of our favourite indulgences such as red wine, our love of coffee and tea, highly coloured foods and sweet treats like chocolate and lollies. Smoking as well as some antibiotics also contribute to your teeth losing their natural colour. So it’s no wonder wanting Read More