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Tooth Whitening / Bleaching

In most cases, the natural colour of teeth is within a range of light greyish-yellow shades.  Teeth naturally darken with age and their appearance can be affected by the accumulation of surface stains acquired from the use of tobacco products and the consumption of certain foods or drinks.

In addition, the perception of the colour of teeth is affected by skin tone and make-up. Independent of the real colour of their teeth, people with darker skin or who use dark make-up will look like they have brighter teeth.

Tooth Whitening is a non-invasive procedure that brightens your teeth.  Results for whitening are variable depending on tooth structure. On average you can get shades 2-3 times brighter.  It is recommended for patients at any age that have natural teeth. The result of a whitening treatment lasts 2-5 years depending on your diet habits.

Muaks dental care, Whitening. Rodrigo Castillo

Muaks dental care, Whitening. Rodrigo Castillo

 

One session with immediate results

We use professional systems such as ZOOM 2 AP technology. The bleaching is done in one visit, which lasts a little more than one hour. The result is immediate.
You walk out of the clinic with brighter teeth. Guaranteed! Bleaching should be done only under a dentist's care. Tooth-bleaching under controlled dental surgery conditions is safe and effective. 

Muaks dental care, Whitening. Rodrigo Castillo

 

Home-kit and fortifying gel

A complete cleaning kit that includes enamel fortifying gel.

 



Frequently asked questions

-Does whitening affect my teeth? 
Professional whitening does not affect your tooth integrity.

-How long does the whitening visit last? 
The visit lasts around 1h 45 min. First a professional cleaning is performed, followed by the bleaching protocol that requires four 15 min sessions.

-Can you bleach crowns, veneers or composites? 
No. Only natural teeth can be whitened. For situations with many restorations, veneers are a better alternative for brighter teeth.

-How long does the result last? 
Anywhere between 2 and 5 years, depending on diet habits. For an optimal result we recommend guided hygiene, regular 6 months check-ups and controlling unhealthy habits such as smoking and strong pigment foods (excessive coffee, red wine)

-Is it painful? 
The procedure is painless. Some patients have a 24 hour mild sensitivity after the procedure.

-What alternatives do I have? 
Veneers are a permanent alternative to whitening.

 

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