The symbol of beauty is snow-white teeth, just like in an advertisement. However, this color does not mean perfect health. The appearance of our teeth has much to do with their layered structure. Enamel, which is the outermost layer, is actually transparent. Below there is dentin, and deep inside there is neural pulp.
The color of teeth is mainly influenced by the enamel, which has its own shade, but is transparent.
Transparent dentin also affects the final appearance of the teeth, so the color is an individual feature. To measure the color of our teeth, the so-called a shade guide that contains the sixteen most common shades. Thanks to it, you can select the appropriate shade that will be available to the patient after the whitening procedure.
There are various factors that influence the color of teeth.
This is, for example, genetics, but also diet.
This includes consuming highly coloring products, such as strong tea, red wine, soy sauce, turmeric or curry.
These are also lifestyle and addictions.
They also affect the color of your teeth.
The frequency and technique of brushing your teeth are very important (it is recommended to brush your teeth after each meal, gently, in circular motions).
Avoid intensive tooth scrubbing, which may damage the enamel and cause discoloration.
It is also important to choose the right toothbrushes and wash them immediately after consuming acidic products.
Tooth color assessment and whitening in a dental clinic.
It is best to assess the color of teeth and decide on possible treatment in a dental office, based on the assessment of professionals.
The dentist or qualified hygienist evaluates the causes of discoloration, which may be endogenous (internal) or exogenous (external).
On this basis, an appropriate whitening method is selected to guarantee satisfactory results.
Teeth whitening in Warsaw
Teeth whitening using an LED lamp is very popular at Warsaw Dental Center.
In vol In this process, a gel containing hydrogen peroxide is applied to the tooth surface and the LED lamp activates the accelerator, catalyzing the chemical reaction.
Thanks to this, after just one treatment, the patient can enjoy a beautiful, white smile that can be brightened by up to 9 shades.