Why Should You Get A Professional Dentist To Whiten Your Teeth?
There are many reasons why your teeth change color. In Malaysia, we have a lot of awesome food. Food like curry and coffee is the biggest reason why our teeth become yellow. Everyone loves Malaysian morning breakfast: Curry with Nasi Lemak accompanied with a Coffee Kaw in Kopitiam and we also love the vietnamese coffee with Bánh mì near Bukit Jalil. These are the major reason why our teeth turn into yellow. That is why we are obsessed with teeth whitening products.
There are tons of products promising to whiten your teeth and you can do it yourself in a comfortable home. But some of the teeth whitening products are too good to be true.
There are product call activated charcoal to help whiten your teeth and it has a whitening effect. But, there is no long term study conducted on the charcoal usage. Many experts worried that the charcoal may cause dental erosion that makes your teeth thinner and irritate your gums.
There are some posts on Facebook advising you can mix hydrogen peroxide and baking soda using mouth guard, 10 minutes daily for 2 week and you will get a white teeth.
According to the Dr Malmstrom interview, Dr Malmstrom mentioned this method is not safe for everyone. It may cause problems for people who have sensitive gum. The hydrogen peroxide touches the exposed tooth root surface and irritates your gums. An Excess amount of hydrogen peroxide might also damage your gums.
Dr Malmstrom did an interview debunk DIY whitening including using coconut oil and lemon juice can damage your teeth too.
you can read more about it here: Link.
Therefore, if you are thinking about doing it yourself at home. Make sure you equip yourself with the right knowledge and understand the risk involved.
For the best method, it is better always consult the professional first before you damage your teeth and gum. Feel free to come to us for consultation for your teeth. We practice the safest method to ensure your teeth white as sky.
How much does it cost for teeth whitening?
The price of teeth whitening will depend on your teeth condition. It is important to book an appointment with us and we will examine your teeth condition first.
How long does teeth whitening last?
Generally, it depends how you take care of your teeths. If you take great care of your teeths. Teeth Whitening can last for 3 years. Activities like smoking, coffee and also curry can quickly turn your teeth back into yellow.
How long does it take to do teeth whitening?
It is generally about 1 hours to a few visits depending on your condition.