As the name suggests, teeth whitening is the process of removing the stains from the teeth surfaces and making them appear whiter. This is done using a whitening gel that ideally contains hydrogen peroxide - a bleaching agent used in most teeth whitening gels. Further, the gel can be activated using a laser to speed up the procedure of bleaching. Depending on the requirement and the severity of staining, you could choose from the following types of whitening:
What is conventional in-office whitening?
This procedure is carried out in a dental practice using a whitening gel containing hydrogen peroxide. The dentistapplies the gel on the teeth, coats it evenly on all the teeth, and allows it to stay on the surface for a few minutes. It will be rinsed, and the procedure may be repeated multiple times to get a better level of whitening.