Laser teeth whitening – Melbourne Dental Specialists

Procedure, Treatment, Before after, Pain, Why, is it safe?

Before after teeth whitening

Laser teeth whitening – Melbourne Dental Specialists

Recommended to consult Laser teeth whitening Experts in Melbourne for shiny white teeth. In this post you will cover –

Procedure, Treatment, Before after, Pain, Why, is it safe?

Teeth Whitening yourself or professional teeth whitening

To whiten teeth can be done in several ways. With varying results. The article describes, inter alia, laser whitening, plasma light bleaching, ultrasound bleaching and bleaching with bleaching rail. They are the most effective methods available today, and the methods that give good results. However, there are differences between whitening with plasma light or ultrasound and laser teeth whitening that are important to note. For example. Plasma Light Bleaching is considerably gentler than laser and minimizes the chances for temporary side effects such as tooth sensitivity and isningar.

Myths about teeth whitening and white teeth

Here we will list and explain a number of myths that exist in tooth bleaching. It can be difficult to know what to believe when you read on different sites on the same topic but with completely different explanations and statements. We will take up topics that have appeared on our programs and ordinary claims to provide accurate explanations once and for all.

What is it that whitens teeth?

The bleach away discoloration of the tooth enamel is an oxidation reduction (redox) reaction that splits up long colored molecules into smaller colorless. These molecules are broken down in turn into carbon dioxide CO2 and water. Hydrogen peroxide or other oxidizing agent release “alone” oxygen atoms called free radicals. These “looking up” organic molecules and break them down.

How is it that the enamel is not affected by certain types of teeth whitening, but do it for others?

To understand why this is so, one should know a little about the tooth structure. The enamel mainly consists of inorganic material. Approximately 96%. In most cases, the remaining 4% water and organic discoloration. Whitening Users of oxidation does not harm the enamel when the free oxygen radicals only affect the organic material and thus leaves the enamel unaffected. This theory is in most cases. Many preparations have basic alternatively acidic pH values so they instead attacks the teeth enamel. In some cases there may be additives in dental bleaching gel that further “loosen” the enamel. Additives such as phosphoric acid damages the tooth enamel because it eats away a piece of enamel.

One of the reasons why some manufacturers want to have acidic or basic teeth whitening preparations is that it is easier to produce effective preparations then etching the enamel contributes to increased bleaching power at the expense of the enamel. Another reason may be the risk of patent infringement in the sale of PH-neutral preparations in some parts of the world.

Always be careful to examine what PH whitening preparations that you should use is. This also applies in case you are planning to buy teeth whitening preparations of the dentist. The pH should be 7 for the preparation is not to be corrosive and thus harmful to the enamel.

Before after teeth whitening

What is hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide, previously also known as hydrogen peroxide and also marketed in Sweden under the trademark Oxygenol, is a chemical compound of formula H2O2. (source: Wikipedia)

Hydrogen peroxide is used as bleaching agent in industry or for example, teeth whitening. Hydrogen peroxide is available in different strengths for different applications a 3% solution can be used for wound cleaning to teeth whitening used 6% up to 35% solution. Hydrogen peroxide has a faster release of oxygen free radicals than e.g. carbamide peroxide and is therefore used in whitening- and clinic bleaching preparations.

What is Carbamide peroxide?

Carbamide peroxide also known as urea peroxide, urea hydrogen peroxide, is a compound of urea (carbamide) and hydrogen peroxide (CH6N2O3, or CH4N2O.H2O2). Carbamide peroxide has multiple uses. Inter alia for wound cleaning, for dissolving öronvaxproppar and to whiten teeth. A 18% solution of carbamide peroxide breaks down to a 6% hydrogen peroxide solution and then begins to generate free radicals that whitens teeth. The conversion from Carbamide peroxide to hydrogen peroxide takes about 30-60 minutes.

What is Hydrogen?

Hydrogen peroxide or Hydrogen is English for Hydrogen peroxide H2O2 … One reason to use the English translation can be for marketing purposes.

What is the strength of the Carbamide peroxide can I sell over the counter or webshop to Swedish consumers?

Hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide in high concentrations (greater than 0.1%) for teeth whitening, get under EU law can not be sold to end customers either in stores (ICA, pharmacy, etc.) or via the online shop. Exceptions to this EU law exist with various design locally in various countries in Europe.

Causes for Dis-colorisation

causes for tooth discoloration

Pregnant or nursing how is it with teeth whitening?

A teeth whitening performed at the clinic and in a good way is a non-invasive treatment. Teeth whitening preparations placed on the teeth and removed by suction after treatment. The amount of tooth whitening preparations to get themselves in a clinic bleaching is negligible. There are no studies showing that it is dangerous for the baby or the mother with any form of teeth whitening. Why then has the majority (incl. BrilliantSmile) pregnancy and lactation as a contraindication? The answer is simple! As there are no studies showing that the child or the mother is not affected by tooth bleaching, is a gamble that may affect an unborn child’s entire future life, not worth experimenting with. Wait therefore bleaching until you have stopped breastfeeding.

Can you bleach your teeth if you have tooth jewelery? What then?

Yes, you can whiten your teeth if you have tooth jewelery. Tooth jewelry is made up of inorganic materials and are not affected by tooth whitening. Keep in mind that bleach can not whiten teeth behind tooth jewelry which can lead to tooth is a little discolored teeth behind much of the day you decide to remove it.

Can you bleach your teeth if you have a filling? What happens to the filling?

Yes, you can whiten your teeth when you have fillings. The filling consists of inorganic composite material and is not affected by tooth bleaching. Remember also that the filling does not affect the color in terms of bleaching and therefore may appear as yellowish when the rest of the tooth is bleached. Superficial organic stains stuck on a filling may fade away over a whitening result that a filling also may be brighter after bleaching. Expect yet a precaution to you possibly will have to change example a very visible filling on a tooth.

Really can ALL get whiter teeth?

Most people can get significantly whiter teeth whitening!

Approximately 15-20% of the population is, for various reasons difficult bleached! Examples of severe discoloration can be very dark, discolored teeth, thick teeth, gray discoloration, transparency, fluorosis, drugs discoloration, red pigments in the teeth, etc. In these cases may require longer bleaching time to achieve the desired results.

There are a few people who do not get any results at all. Although it is very rare to occur in rare cases. These usually have discolorations that are not organic and therefore not affected at all by teeth whitening.


Laser teeth whitening treatment step by step

Determine whiteness using Vitapan tooth scale, show the patient and discuss the patient’s expectations and how a probable result will be.


Lower customer in the horizontal position.
Place the lip holder in his mouth.
Trim the teeth thoroughly with pumice. Make sure it is clean pumice without fluoride additive. 
Flush and blast (blowing) thoroughly dry.
Advantageously, the teeth wiped with rectified spirit. 
Apply the protector along the gumline along all teeth.


Persevere protectorn by removing the light guide from the light diffuser and hold it about 5 centimeters from the gums For the few times back and forth over the gums. Check whether the set.


Using the syringe is applied evenly whitening gel to the front of the entire surface of the tooth. Any gel that end up in the mouth soft tissues wiped away.


Set the light diffuser about 1cm from the teeth and the lighting of the corner of her mouth to the corner of the mouth. After 10 minutes takes you crave, and blasting with water so that the gel is sucked away. Blast dry and repeat depending on the strength of the gel and achieved results.


Polish with sealer on all the teeth after bleaching. Make color test using Vitapan scale.
For best results, customer rinsing with fluoride at least two times a day for the next three days.

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