Three Myths About Teeth WhiteningAre you thinking about whitening your teeth, but myths have you scared to follow through? Here are three popular teeth whitening myths, and the truth about them. Use this information to determine if you are the perfect candidate for this procedure. It’s Unsafe This is one of the most common myths associated with the teeth whitening procedure. The entire process is painless, and you will be monitored until after the procedure is done. The in-office procedure is safe and controlled. Patients receive low-doses of bleaching agents, which is one of the reasons why in-office teeth whitening is the safest form of teeth bleaching. Carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide are two of the most common types of chemicals used to whiten your teeth, and neither possesses any harmful mixtures that hurt the teeth or gums. These chemicals do not put you in danger of any diseases, including oral cancer. The trays used during the teeth whitening procedure will fit your teeth exactly. The bleach will stay in isolated contact with your teeth, without harming the tooth enamel. Every 15-30 minutes, the bleaching gel will be suctioned and washed off, and then fresh gel will be applied to the esthetic zone of your teeth. The gels used at Smiles of Melbourne have been regulated, and they help to assure complete safety as you go through the teeth whitening process, including the rigorous testing procedures.
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