There are lots of potential side effects of teeth whitening – some of which are rather unpleasant and irreversible! These include:
Despite the many strong advertising messages which suggest otherwise, not everyone’s teeth are suitable for whitening. Some teeth are too deeply stained, or are otherwise resistant to the effects of whitening gels. Other teeth may whiten a little, but fail to achieve the individual’s full expectations.
Tooth discolouration may be caused by four factors—extrinsic or intrinsic staining, as well as genetics and aging.
A cup of coffee may put a smile on your face every morning but it could also prevent you from flashing your best smile. Consider this: your tooth enamel has very tiny holes and cracks that can hold food particles. Coffee and other beverages such as fizzy drinks, tea, chocolate drinks as well as dark-coloured …Read More
Teeth Whitening: Why The Australian Dental Association Is Calling For Tougher Laws To Protect Consumers
Teeth Whitening is a service offered by many dental practitioners, but dentists are not the only source of teeth whitening products or services in Australia. Whitening toothpastes can be purchased from any supermarket or pharmacy. Tooth whitening kits can be found for sale on the Internet. There are even beauty therapists and people in shopping-mall …Read More
The supermarkets and pharmacies now offer an enormous selection of toothpastes, mostly well-known brands produced by highly-respected companies. One company might produce a dozen styles of toothpaste, ranging from low-fluoride, low mint formulas for children, right through to more abrasive formulas for smokers. These days you’ll see a large number of toothpastes that are formulated …Read More
Many people are aware of the method of whitening teeth that uses a dentist-prescribed whitening gel inside a custom-fitted Teeth Whitening Mouthguard. This is often referred to as a “Take-Home Whitening Kit”. When we use the word “Mouthguard”, some people might have visions of having to wear something bulky and perhaps brightly coloured and not-at-all …Read More
Teeth Whitening is one of the most sought after cosmetic dental procedures in Australia. There are so many methods of teeth whitening available, and it is easy to be confused about the best way to achieve whiter teeth. The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all solution! A method that works brilliantly for one person might …Read More
When a dentist hears that someone wants “Teeth Whitening”, they don’t immediately reach for the teeth whitening gel… sometimes that individual has noticed a discolouration in their teeth that needs a different treatment. Let’s take a look at some of the situations where teeth have become discoloured, but which don’t require cosmetic teeth whitening to …Read More
An interesting article just released by the ACCC… http://www.productsafety.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/991037 Nine teeth whitening products have been recalled, and are listed in the article on the ACCC website. The ACCC Commissioner, Ms Sarah Court, has been quoted in the article as follows: The ACCC undertook a market survey of DIY teeth-whitening kits after receiving reports of injuries …Read More