Why is tooth whitening done?
Tooth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure done to reduce stains and discolouration of teeth or to provide brighter and whiter teeth. Teeth whitening can be done by
- Vital whitening
- Britesmile teeth whitening (in-office)
- Laser bleaching (in-office)
- Non–vital whitening
- Custom fit tray bleaching (in-home)
Teeth enamel discolouration is caused by staining, aging, genetic factors, and chemical reactions caused by medications, tea, coffee, cigarettes etc.