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An Interview on Teeth Whitening

Cosmetic, Implant and General Dentist Toronto - West Toronto

An Interview With Dr. Jezdinsky, A Qualified Dentist In Etobicoke

How long will the whitening results last?
Ii should last at least a year before a touch up is required.

How long does it take for teeth to become their whitest?
Depends on the method and the patient.

What is tooth whitening?
It is a procedure employed to change the colour of your teeth.

Will bleaching gel whiten my veneers, caps (crowns) and bonding?
No, it will not affect the dental work, it works only on on your natural teeth.

Is it recommended that anyone not undergo teeth whitening?
In my opinion perhaps women during pregnancy.

Why it is not recommended to bleach your teeth or use whitestrips while pregnant or nursing?
Not enough information whether these chemicals may or may not cross the placenta barrier.

How does teeth whitening work?
It is a bleaching process, not unlike bleaching your hair.

What does tooth whitening involve?
There are different methods, office procedures, home method, combination of both or simply buying the white strips in the drugstore.

What are the side effects of tooth whitening?
Possible sensitivity of teeth.

Who might benefit from teeth whitening?
Anybody who desires a brighter smile.

How long do bleached teeth retain their lighter color?
Once again, it depends on the person, but I would hope that it would last at least a year before it needs to be touched up again.

Is bleaching safe or does it damage the tooth?
As anything else, doing it judiciously should not cause any harm, I would not recommend overdoing it.

Carbamide Peroxide vs Hydrogen Peroxide - What is the difference?

Carbamide peroxide is a milder form of hydrogen peroxide.

What is Carbamide Peroxide?
It is a buffered hydrogen peroxide.

How often can a person go through a teeth whitening process?
I do not think there are limits, however I have seen some people getting quite addicted to the procedure to the point of nothing being bright enough for them.

How long do teeth whitening procedures take?
It depends on which method is used.

How do patients respond to this treatment?
If it is very successful they are very happy.

Why would I need my teeth whitened?
You don't, it is entirely your choice whether you wish to enhance the appearance of your smile.

Are there various ways to whiten teeth?
Yes there are.

How much does tooth whitening cost?
It depends on which method is used.

What are the side effects?
There are some people who experience an enhanced sensitivity of their teeth.

What causes teeth to become stained and discolored?
Food that we consume in our diet.

What type of stains have the best prognosis for removal?
I don't know which ones are the easiest but the most difficult are probably the smoking stains.

How long does it take before color change is perceptible?
Once again, it depends on the method used.

Kingsway Dental

Cosmetic Dentist - Implant Dentist - General Dentist - Reconstructive Dentistry
West Toronto, Etobicoke, Bloor West Village

Phone: (416) 417-6908

Dr. Richard F. Jezdinsky is located at Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, and serves the surrounding areas of Bloor West Village, Etobicoke, Markland Wood, Eatonville, Islington, Queensway - Humber Bay, High Park and Lambton.

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