Teeth Whitening procedure at Ideal Body Med Spa is safe, quick and comfortable. It uses low concentration hydrogen peroxide gel and blue LED light to lighten teeth color and create brighter smile you've always wanted.
What is Teeth Whitening and Is It Safe?
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than one-third of people are concerned by the look of their teeth, almost 20 percent hide their teeth in photos, and over 70 percent of adults believe an unattractive smile will hurt their chances for career success. Your smile makes up such a large portion of the impression you make; it’s no wonder people strive to ensure their teeth look their best!
Teeth whitening is a process of restoring the natural color of teeth by removing stains from the tooth surface. This safe procedure, involves application of a tooth whitening gel containing between 16% to 30% hydrogen peroxide, which are pH balanced to maximize efficacy, and which contain glycerin and water to assist minimize tooth dehydration. Then aiming a special heating Blue Light at your teeth up to three 15-minute intervals, with reapplication of the gel between intervals.
Gum irritation and increased tooth sensitivity are the most common side effects of teeth bleaching with peroxide solutions
Who May Benefit From Teeth Whitening?
Most beneficial candidates:
Darkening of teeth with age (Age Spots)
Yellow or orange spotting on teeth caused by coffees, teas, berries and other foods, or smoking
Teeth with healthy tooth enamel
Moderately beneficial candidates:
Gray or brown stains caused by excessive intake of fluoridated water (fluorosis)
Dark stains caused by smoking and brown or gray stains from the use of certain medicines
Not recommended if:
Persons with a gum or mouth disease (periodontal disease or oral cancer)
Persons with worn tooth enamel
Persons with tooth decay (until the decay is treated)