Teeth Whitening FAQ
Why should I go to a dentist to get my teeth whitened?
Your dentist has years of experience with teeth whitening, so they can a certain which procedure is best suited to your needs. Your dentist also has access to the latest teeth whitening techniques so you can obtain the desired results in a shorter period of time and without any hassle.
Isn't whitening toothpaste enough to keep stains at bay?
While whitening toothpaste undoubtedly help cleaning your teeth better than regular toothpaste, it only cleans the top layer of the enamel and can't penetrate any deeper. Because to enable has multiple layers, just like your skin, discolouration can be deep set through multiple layers.
This is particularly true for people who exposed their teeth to discolouration over long period of time, such as smokers, for example. No toothpaste is going to remove that kind of discoloration, so getting your teeth whitening professional is your only choice to get the results you want.
Is teeth whitening suitable for everyone?
It depends. During the initial consultation, Dr. John Han will do a full appraisal of your teeth to assess whether they are suitable for whitening. You can't have your teeth professionally whitened if you are breast-feeding or a child. The doctor needs to examine the enamel in order to see whether you have sensitivity or receding gums before deciding whether you are a suitable candidate for professional teeth whitening.
Can I have my teeth whitened without looking fake?
Teeth whitening doesn't have to result in a fake Hollywood smile. Dr. John Han will go through all options with you while assessing the level of lightning needed to enhance your smile while still retaining its natural look. Whether your teeth color needs to move up 2 or 12 shades, you can be sure you'll be left with a beautiful smile.
Teeth whitening is one of the easiest ways to boost your confidence and smile more. If you want the best results that are both safe and long-lasting, Dr John Han has years of experience to help you achieve them. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started on your smile makeover.