What is tooth whitening?

“Tooth whitening” or “tooth bleaching” as it is commonly known as is a simple tooth colour lightening procedure. The tooth lightening process does not remove any tooth material. Generally, chemicals with hydrogen per oxide or carbide per oxide is used. The colour of the tooth does not change completely. The tooth becomes several shades lighter with the bleaching.

 

Is tooth bleaching permanent?

Is tooth whitening safe?

How does tooth whitening work?

Can crooked teeth cause decay?