Home bleaching are the most cost effective way of tooth whitening, it is effective, easy to apply and you can enhance the whitening effect anytime when desire a white smile.
The concentration of the oxidizing agents, Carbamide Peroxide normally are low, between 10%-22%. The application time various from 1 hour per day to overnight application depends on the concentration of the gel, continuously for 1-2 weeks. The chance of post treatment sensitivity is reduce if follow propose application procedure. Self discipline (compliance) is the key of success for home bleaching.
Avoid coffee, tea, red wine, smoking and stain food like curry during the active treatment period.
Please note that bleaching will not change the colour of the existing filling and fixed prosthesis (crown or bridge).
We are using Philips NiteWhite 16% for this case. Patient instructed to wear the soft tray with whitening gel for 1 hour per night, up to 2 weeks.
16% Carbamide Peroxide are gentle to the teeth and rarely causing any tooth sensitivity during treatment. This product also contained ACP (amorphous calcium phosphorus) which help to seal up the exposed dentine tubule, eliminate the possibility of dentine hypersensitivity.
Treatment Procedure & Result
Patient complaint yellowish teeth, requested to whiten it.
Compare the shade (colour) of the teeth to shade guide (colour tab). Will compare with same colour tab after the treatment.
After 2 weeks of home whitening treatment with NiteWhite 16%.