Professional dentist-administered teeth whitening treatments, also known as in-office whitening, are a popular cosmetic dental procedure that can effectively lighten the shade of discolored teeth. This page will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this treatment, as well as the types of stains that are most responsive and least responsive to in-office whitening techniques.
Q: How long does the procedure take? A: The treatment typically takes 60 to 90 minutes.
Q: Is the treatment painful? A: Some patients may experience mild discomfort or sensitivity during or after the procedure, but this is usually temporary.
Q: How long will the results last? A: The results can last for several months to a few years, depending on the patient’s diet and oral hygiene habits.
Q: Can I get in-office whitening if I have sensitive teeth? A: Yes, but it is important to inform your dentist beforehand so they can take steps to minimize sensitivity.
Q: Can in-office whitening damage my teeth? A: When performed by a qualified dentist, in-office whitening is safe and does not damage the teeth or enamel. However, overuse or misuse of whitening products can lead to enamel erosion and sensitivity.
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