Teeth Whitening Treatment in Ajax, Ontario

Teeth Whitening Treatment in Ajax, Ontario

Are you worried about tooth whitening? Do you frequently whiten your teeth at home?

What You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening at Home

Before you decide to whiten your teeth at home, speak to your dentist, you may be surprised at what he or she tells you concerning at home teeth whitening.

While many people whiten their teeth at home and do not see any negative side effects; there are some people who do have negative side effects to their teeth and gums.

Are there side effects to at home teeth whitening?

It will depend on your teeth and the best person to consult about your teeth is your dentist.

Your dentist will be able to tell you if you have anything to worry about when it comes to at home teeth whitening. He or she may even recommend an at-home whitener that would work best for you.

Some of the negative side effects are:

  • Developing temporary tooth sensitivities
  • Temporary sensitivities at the root of the teeth

During the time of whitening and right after until the tooth and root area are re-hydrated by saliva in the mouth or clear room temperature water they can become temporarily sensitive.

Right after whitening at home, do not eat or drink anything that is not clear as the color of the food or drink can stain your teeth more quickly until they are hydrated again.

How frequently should teeth be professionally cleaned and whitened?

Your teeth should be professionally cleaned and whitened at the dentist twice a year. If you are interested in at home teeth whitening in Ajax, Ontario between your regular cleanings talk to your dentist.

Ask if he or she has a recommendation as to which at-home product would work best for you. Please contact the office at Wyndam Manor Dental Care in Ajax, Ontario to schedule an appointment.

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