Tooth WhiteningBook a free private consultation for Tooth Whitening
We use the latest tooth whitening systems to provide you with excellent results. This very simple procedure can improve the colour of your smile by several shades.
How can your teeth be whitened at Queensway?
Professionally Dispensed Take-Home Whitening Kits
Many dentists are of the opinion that professionally dispensed take-home whitening kits can produce the best results over the long term. Take-home kits incorporate an easy-to-use lower-concentration peroxide gel that remains on the teeth for 30 minutes to 1 hour. The lower the peroxide percentage, the longer it may safely remain on the teeth. The gel is applied to the teeth using custom-made bleaching trays that resemble mouth guards.
Whitewash™ Professional Whitening strips
WhiteWash™ professional whitening strips are mouldable plastic strips containing the optimum amount of whitening gel to simply, safely and effectively whiten your teeth. With a unique gentle whitening formulation that helps to limit tooth sensitivity, these enamel-safe professional whitening strips are designed to follow the contour of your teeth, enabling you to safely and comfortably achieve whiter teeth by applying the strips for 60+ minutes once a day for 14 days.
WhiteWash™ whitening strips, toothpaste and toothbrush are available to purchase from Queensway Dental Clinic for £65.00.
What causes tooth discolouration?
The habitual consumption of red wine, coffee, tea, cola, carrots, oranges and other deeply-coloured beverages and foods causes considerable staining over the years. In addition, acidic foods such as citrus fruits and vinegar contribute to enamel erosion. As a result, the surface becomes more transparent and more of the yellow-coloured dentine shows through.
Nicotine leaves brownish deposits which slowly soak into the tooth structure and cause intrinsic discolouration.
Tetracycline usage during tooth formation produces dark grey or brown ribbon stains which are very difficult to remove. Excessive consumption of fluoride causes fluorosis and associated areas of white mottling. This type of discolouration is difficult, but not impossible to treat. It may take months or anything up to a year to achieve results with a supervised home bleaching regime.
Falls and other injuries can produce sizable cracks in the teeth, which collect large amounts of stains and debris.
There is a direct correlation between tooth colour and age. Over the years, teeth darken as a result of wear and tear and stain accumulation. Teenagers can achieve immediate, dramatic results from whitening. In the twenties, as the teeth begin to show a yellow cast, teeth-whitening may require a little more effort. By the forties, the yellow gives way to brown and more maintenance may be called for. By the fifties, the teeth have absorbed a host of stubborn stains which can prove difficult (but not impossible) to remove.
We are all equipped with an inborn tooth color that ranges from yellow-brownish to greenish-grey, and intensifies over time. Yellow-brown is generally more responsive to bleaching than green-grey.
Most frequently caused by stress, teeth grinding (gnashing, bruxing, etc.) can add to micro-cracking in the teeth and can cause the biting edges to darken.
To allow you to make an informed decision whether teeth whitening is the right choice for you, we are offering free teeth whitening consultations with a dentist.
In the consultation you will receive a bespoke treatment plan with teeth whitening options and costs. Working together, we can help you to make informed decisions about your mouth, your teeth and your smile.
Call 01642 554667 or use our online form.