Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening North Brisbane

Teeth whitening can help to ease teeth yellowing or staining to achieve a bright, white smile. In order to achieve cosmetic teeth whitening in the safest and most effective way possible, you should make sure to enlist the help of a professional. Grange Family Dental offers a professional and affordable teeth whitening service, suitable for anybody that wants to brighten their smile.

  • What is Teeth Whitening (aka bleaching)?

    Teeth whitening refers to the process where intrinsic stains (stains embedded inside the teeth) are removed from the teeth via teeth bleaching/teeth whitening gels, resulting in a whiter appearance of the teeth afterwards.

    Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure that is popular with people who want to improve the colour of their smile. While yellowing and discolouration is normal, you can use teeth whitening to slow the process and restore your bright white smile.

  • How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

    All types of teeth whitening require a medium (whitening gel), with the two most common types of teeth whitening gels being Close up of woman smiling with white teethCarbamide Peroxide and Hydrogen Peroxide. These gels can be found in various concentrations, and can be applied to the teeth by wearing a “bleaching tray”. A bleaching tray is a thin, custom-made mouth guard worn by the patient for around 30-45min per night. After 3-4 applications, patients should notice a visibly brighter smile. These directions are based on products currently used by Grange Family Dental.

    For more information on the teeth whitening products that we use at Grange Family Dental, visit the website of Opalescence and Pola Day.

Why You Should opt for Dental Teeth Whitening

Dental teeth whitening ensures that you are following the lead of an expert when bleaching your teeth. Your dentist can formulate a plan, provide recommendations and do progress checks on how your teeth whitening is proceeding. Read more about teeth whitening on our blog!

Teeth Whitening Contra-indications and Risks:

The most common contra-indication for whitening is sensitive teeth. As the process usually involves using a strong chemical, it has the potential to exacerbate existing sensitivity or even to initiate one. Therefore, we would always recommend the use of anti-sensitive dental products 1 week before and 2 weeks after the whitening process.

Another potential contra-indication of teeth whitening is strong colours appearing from dietary or social habits. Things like red wine, coffee or smoking will cause the whitening result to vary and sometimes it can even result in teeth that are darker than before. Therefore, please speak to your dentist before starting whitening at home.

Dental Teeth Whitening from Grange Family Dental

If you are looking for dental teeth whitening services in Grange or North Brisbane, look no further than Grange Family Dental. Located conveniently on Grange Road, our team of expert dentists can help you to whiten your smile safely and effectively. Inquire with us today!