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Centre dentaire Lancy - Dental whitening

Preliminary oral check-up

Dental whitening

Tooth whitening is a process that aims to lighten enamel and dentin stains using a gel based on hydrogen peroxide (hydrogen peroxide).

However, no whitening treatment should be carried out without a prior oral check-up, during which your dentist will make sure that there are no contraindications (untreated caries, devitalized teeth, weak enamel, gum irritation, etc.).

The dentist applies a product to the surface, or inside the tooth, to change its shade.

Three distinct methods of whitening are offered at the Lancy Dental Centre:

  • "This formula consists of the application of a highly concentrated gel to the teeth, which also undergoes a light activation; this method is fast and carried out under medical supervision.
  • "Home bleach", carried out at home, this method consists of applying a bleaching gel of a lower concentration in custom-made gutters, gutters that you will wear either during the day (2 times 40 min per day for 9-14 days) or all night long.
  • In the case of a "devitalized tooth" (grey), the treatment is done from the inside of the tooth. The bleaching product is applied at the root level, the tooth is bleached afterwards.

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