Teeth whitening treatments are the most popular cosmetic dental treatment and can be highly effective.
Unfortunately teeth can become discoloured for a whole range of reasons and can become a common concern among many of us.
Many of us wish we had a whiter smile and the good news is that many of us can through professional teeth whitening treatments. So, if you would like to enhance your overall smile by reducing the stains and discolouration, why not consider coming into Yiannikos Dental for a teeth whitening treatment.
What causes discolouration?
Discolouration is a common concern and can be a caused by a number of factors.
- Certain foods and drinks such as coffee, tea, wine, highly pigmented berries and dark sauces
- Smoking can easily cause staining
- Alcohol can lead to discoloured teeth
- Certain medications and illness
- Infections and trauma suffered to the mouth
- Natural ageing process
- Genetic factors, such as thick or thin enamel
Teeth whitening options
At Yiannikos Centre for Holistic Dentistry, we offer two whitening treatments:
In-chair teeth whitening
For instant results, in-office bleaching is the most effective treatment. The procedure is performed by our highly qualified team and achieves results very quickly.
The treatment itself typically takes around an hour to complete, and involves the use of very precisely administered hydrogen peroxide.
Your dentist will take care to protect your gums when applying the whitening product to your teeth.
Light is sometimes applied during the treatment in order to speed up and intensify the effects of the whitening product.
At-home teeth whitening
We also offer at-home whitening treatments for patients who prefer to whiten their teeth at home. For this treatment we supply you with a custom-made mouth trays to fit over your teeth perfectly. These are the trays you place the whitening gel in and place over your teeth.
You will need to wear your appliance each evening — your dentist will let you know how long you should wear the appliance in order to achieve good results. In most cases, patients notice the effects of their at-home whitening treatment after around a week or so.
How can you maintain your results?
While teeth whitening treatments can achieve fantastic results, your teeth can become stained and discoloured again.
Maintaining the longevity of your results is done through keeping good oral health.
We recommend that you:
- Brush twice a day
- Floss your teeth daily
- Rinse your mouth after eating or drinking
- Maintain a healthy, nutritious diet
- Regular dental appointments every six months
- Have follow up whitening treatments as required
How much is teeth whitening?
The cost of your teeth whitening treatment will depend on what kind of bleaching process you choose to have.
At Yiannikos Centre for Holistic Dentistry, we offer in-office teeth whitening treatments for €300, and at-home teeth whitening kits for €190.
Check out our before and after treatments to see what Yiannikos Centre for Holistic Dentistry can do for you, check the gallery out here.
If you would like to make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Our team looks forward to welcoming you to our practice. We are passionate about helping our patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles.