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Before and after of a dental whitening procedure

Teeth Whitening

One of the most attractive features of a person is their smile. When you are welcomed by a brilliant white smile, it grabs your attention.

Over time, your teeth will inevitably tend to age and become stained by foodstuffs, particularly by smoking and drinking coffee, tea and red wine. Teeth are porous and stains can become embedded within them, no matter how much you brush you cannot lift these stains out. The basic principle of how teeth whitening works is the specially formulated gel which is applied to the teeth oxidises against the tooth into tiny molecules which are smaller than the pores on the teeth. These molecules enter the pores and eradicate the staining. The gels can come in different concentrations for different types of whitening.

Through detailed research and development DentCare Clinic offers a range of teeth whitening gels for in clinic whitening and for at home whitening that will restore the natural color of your teeth, DentCare Clinic uses a proven effective method that:

• Gets the quickest and longest lasting results

• Gives you the most natural and brilliant white teeth

• Is safe and comfortable

Although whitening teeth has become popular recently, the idea is not new. Over time, many technical improvements have been made and the process has been thoroughly studied and safety-tested. Scientific articles have shown that the materials used to whiten your teeth are effective and safe. It does not change the structure of teeth; it merely makes them appear whiter and brighter.

The whitening procedure is not painful. Although some clients may experience slight tooth sensitivity, this usually disappears in a day or so. NO HEAT, NO NEEDLES OR DRILLS.

DentCare Clinic thoroughly recommends regular dental visits. If you have not had a dental check up in the last 6 months before treatment please visit your dentist for a check up and cleaning.

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Teeth Whitening FAQs

Is Dentcare clinic Teeth Whitening for everyone?

The Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening System provides dramatic results for anyone who wants to whiten their teeth. This includes people with teeth that have been stained by substances such as coffee, tea, soda, smoking, etc. It will also lighten staining caused by tetracycline antibiotics, fluoride, or discoloration due to hereditary factors.

Healthy woman teeth and a dentist mouth mirror

Should I consider Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening?

Studies have shown that people with whiter teeth look younger and that there is a correlation between high self-esteem and a bright, confident smile.

How white will my teeth get?

After whitening with the Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening System, teeth shades brighten an average of five to 14 shades on the Teeth Shade Card. Even though individual results will vary based on how discolored the teeth were originally, the end result will be brighter, shiny teeth. Remember, everyone’s teeth are different and your teeth will only go as white as your teeth will go. Everyone’s teeth have a stopping point.

How long will the whitening last?

This varies from person to person and depends on your diet and lifestyle, but the effects usually last for one to three years with proper maintenance. Periodic touch-up treatments are recommended for customers who frequently consume products such as coffee, dark soda, tea, red wine, tomatoes sauce or other staining products such as tobacco.

Is Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening safe?

Yes, our products are made in Da vinici USA laboratories and are FDA compliant. Scientific research has shown that the active ingredients in the Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening Gels are safe and effective for cosmetic teeth whitening. The DaVinci Teeth Whitening Gel does not change or damage the structure of the teeth; it merely lifts and removes the stains, making your teeth brighter.

How long does a whitening session take?

One whitening session takes 20 minutes to complete. Depending on the level of discoloration of your teeth you may choose a 2nd and 3rd 20 minute session. Start to finish your whitening session will take 20 – 60 minutes. It takes no longer than the time it would for you to have a haircut or a facial – it is that simple!

What is the difference between Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening and other professional teeth whitening performed in dental offices?

The Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening System uses the same technology; however, our process has been simplified using our cosmetic whitening gel specially developed for the use with the LED light. Designed with the comfort and safety of the customer in mind; our process is safe, gentle, virtually painless, and produces superior results over other teeth whitening options

Does it hurt?

Most clients experience no sensitivity during or after the session. A very small percentage of clients may feel some sensitivity on the teeth or soft tissues, especially if they consume very cold or hot foods or drinks within two hours after the treatment.

Therefore it is recommended that clients avoid consuming extremely hot or cold food or beverages for the first two hours following the treatment. Any sensitivity is usually gone within 24 hours or for immediate relief to use our re-mineralizing and de-sensitizing gel.

Will Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening work on crowns, fillings, veneers, and bridges (composite materials)?

Dentcare Clinic’s teeth whitening will remove staining from composite materials but will not whiten the composite materials beyond the original color of the material used. It works well if your natural teeth are darker than the composite materials original color. Teeth whitening is a good option if you plan to replace the crown or filling after your whitening treatment. It will not damage or hurt the composite material.

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Teeth Whitening in Dubai

teeth whiteningWhat is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening is a simple cosmetic dentistry procedure routinely used to lighten the color of your teeth.

Is teeth whitening necessary?

The porcelain like enamel on the surface of your teeth is a mix of microscopic crystalline rods. Enamel is the hardest substance in the body and it safeguards your teeth from the effects of gnashing, chewing, acid attack caused by sugar etc. However acids from food and drink and continuous movement of teeth causes damage to enamel due to wear and tear. Another visible effect is yellowing of teeth and appearance of millions of micro cracks in the enamel. If left untreated these micro cracks gradually enlarge resulting more and more spaces between the individual crystalline enamel rods. Over time stains and debris fill these gaps leading to lackluster look.

Tooth Discoloration and types of stains

There are two types of tooth discoloration:
1 – Extrinsic Staining
2 – Intrinsic Staining

Extrinsic stains, as the name suggests, appear on the outer side of the teeth. Common causes are usage of dark colored beverages, tobacco and regular wear and tear. By brushing daily and prophylactic dental cleaning, extrinsic stains can be removed. In case of stubborn stains, additional efforts like teeth bleaching needs to be done. If not treated, persistent extrinsic stains can penetrate into dentin and become ingrained.

Intrinsic stains are the stains that appear in the interior of teeth. Intrinsic stains are caused due to aging, trauma, exposure to minerals like tetracycline during the tooth formation and/or excessive ingestion of fluoride. Intrinsic stains were thought to be very hard to be removed through bleaching. However, at Dentcare Clinic, we use advanced technologies in the cosmetic industry to make the process easy and effective.

Causes of tooth staining

There are number of reasons for tooth staining. Some of the common ones are given below:

Age: There is direct relation between color of teeth and age. Over the years, teeth start discoloring as a result of wear and tear and accumulation of stains. These days, most of the teenagers are facing immediate discoloration which left untreated might be harder to cleanse in the later stages.

Translucency and thinness: Every tooth shows some translucency due to the age. Every tooth shows some translucency. Those that are opaque and thick have an advantage: they appear lighter in color, show brighter and are responsive to bleaching. The front teeth which are thinner and thicker have less of the pigment that is necessary for bleaching. According to cosmetic dentists, transparency is the only condition that cannot be corrected by any form of teeth whitening.

Eating habits: Continuous consumption of red wine, coffee, tea, oranges, carrots and food & beverages which are rich in color can cause staining of the teeth. Acidic foods such as citrus fruits can also contribute to enamel erosion.

Smoking habits: Smoking is not only dangerous for your body, but also to your dental health. Nicotine leaves brownish substance in the tooth surface which leads to intrinsic staining.

Drugs / chemicals: Tooth damages are also caused by many drugs (prescribed & illegal). Usage of tetracycline during tooth formation causes brown/dark grey ribbon stains which are hard to remove.

Grinding & Trauma: Teeth grinding causes a lot of stress on the teeth leading to micro cracks with in the teeth. Cracks are also caused by any serious injuries which eventually lead to accumulation of stains and junks.

How does Teeth Whitening Work?

Our teeth whitening processes completely removes the stains and debris from the affected part. A number of the cracks quickly re-mineralized by saliva and whereas other area stuffed up once more with organic junk.

At our clinic, we use the best gels that contain food grade hydrogen peroxide which is highly rated in cosmetic industry. It penetrates into the enamel to get to the discolored molecules down to the dentin layer – the layer under the enamel. The whitening works through the breakdown of the food grade hydrogen peroxide with the assistance of our cool blue LED light into a water and a free radical oxygen molecule.

This highly reactive oxygen molecule reacts with the discolored molecules in the teeth, breaking the bonds that hold them together and breaking the discolored molecule into pieces and washes it out without hurting any part of the tooth. This process is called oxidization. The oxygen molecules spread, whitening the entire tooth. As a result, the client is left with a brighter, whiter smile.

If you are looking for teeth whitening, schedule an appointment with our dentists

Teeth Whitening Procedure

If you want whiter teeth and a beautiful smile, Dentcare Clinic is your best teeth whitening solution. It is the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to brighten your teeth and improve your smile. A bright, beautiful smile can be yours in as little as 20 minutes. Our revolutionary teeth whitening technology is the most effective system used in professional teeth whitening.

Dentcare Clinic LED Teeth Whitening is a simple three step process, using the LED light in combination with our all natural, plant and mineral based whitening gel to safely remove years of staining caused by tobacco, foods, beverages, braces, medication, and discoloration due to age. The most comprehensive treatment can be completed in one visit. Dentcare Clinic Teeth Whitening will not damage any existing dental work and will remove stains from crowns, fillings, veneers, and bridges.

How we do the procedure at our Teeth Whitening Spa?

SmileStep One

One of our dentists will do a quick check up on your teeth to ensure there are no hindering factors for the whitening such as gum disease, inflammations, sores, teeth decay in your smile zone area.

If there are any issues with your teeth or gums we will alert you what course of action is needed prior to whitening your teeth.
If no issues we go to step two

Step Two

We will take your initial tooth shade color using our professional tooth shade guide and show you using a mirror what your shade is.

Step Three

Whitening gel is applied to teeth, upper and lower arch then an LED Light is positioned to the mouth to accelerate whitening then you rinse and see your results.

It’s That Simple

Results can last up to one to two years depending on your lifestyle and eating and drinking habits.

Now you can now choose Dentcare International Center ahead of others for the best teeth whitening in Dubai

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Bridge Or Implant: Which Is Best For You?

A dental bridge or implant are two options your dentist may suggest to you to replace a missing tooth, and each option has its advantages. Before you make a decision, read on to learn the differences between the two and discover which one may be best for you.

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DENTAL BRIDGES AND IMPLANTS

Dental bridges and implants are constructed differently. A bridge is made of a false tooth suspended between two crowns that the dentist cements onto prepared natural teeth on either side. An implant is a false tooth that’s attached to a titanium post the periodontist or oral surgeon has inserted in the jaw bone. The false teeth and crowns in bridges and the false teeth in implants are matched to the color of the surrounding teeth, but, even so, a bridge may be slightly more noticeable. Unlike an implant, the false tooth of a bridge isn’t embedded in the gum.

RESTORING A SMILE

The location of the missing tooth is important when deciding between a bridge or implant as a replacement. If you choose a bridge to replace a tooth toward the back of the mouth, it won’t be visible when you smile. However, if the bridge is to replace a missing tooth at the front of your mouth, the effect may not look natural. The American Dental Association recommends implants for restoring a natural, attractive smile that looks like it’s always has been that way.

OTHER ADVANTAGES OF IMPLANTS

Implants also help prevent the jaw bone from deteriorating, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. When teeth fall out or are extracted, the jaw bone shrinks over time and changes the face’s appearance and smile. An implant is embedded in the jaw bone, and using the new tooth to bite and chew stimulates the bone, helping to prevent it from shrinking. However, the false tooth in a dental bridge doesn’t contact the jaw bone, so there may be bone loss.

TIME AND COST CONSIDERATIONS

When choosing between a bridge or implant, time and cost may be important to you. Your dentist can provide a bridge over two visits within a few weeks, but if you opt for an implant the waiting time is longer — it takes three to six months for the jaw bone to grow around the titanium post of the implant. On the other hand, a dental bridge may be better for your budget.

MAINTENANCE

Both bridges and implants should be cared for similarly, so they’re comparable in that regard. For example, brush them twice a day with toothpaste to keep them stain-free.

Needs vary from patient to patient when it comes to replacing a missing tooth. Your dentist can help you decide the best option for you. Whether you choose a bridge or implant, you can restore your happy, confident smile.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Smile

Full Mouth Dental Implants: 4 Ways We Improve Your Smile

If you’re missing one or more teeth, your dentist may suggest a couple of different solutions. Inexpensive bridges and dentures are options that will help you leave behind the discomfort or embarrassment of missing teeth. Another recommendation your dentist may make is full mouth dental implants. Though pricey, implants offer distinct advantages over other treatments, especially when compared to dentures. Understanding these benefits can help you make an educated decision and get back your bright smile full of healthy teeth.

4 Ways to Improve Your Smile1. A PERMANENT SOLUTION

Unlike dentures, which are designed to be removed each day, or bridges and crowns that will require regular maintenance and replacement, dental implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth. Full mouth dental implants are placed by a periodontist, who attaches implants (they look like small screws) directly into the jaw bone. Crowns are then attached to the implants for a secure, natural-looking fit and result. A full set of implants is custom-created for your mouth and can be placed as one bar of teeth to fill in your smile when you are missing more than a couple of teeth. Because they’re permanent, you’ll never have to use adhesive or remove your implants.

2. COMFORT AND STABILITY

Another reason to opt for dental implants is for their stability and comfort. Dentures attach using a framework and metal clasps to teeth and usually fit nicely to the teeth they are attached too. Implants, on the other hand, are securely attached to the jaw bone, so you won’t have to worry about stability. The comfort level of implants makes it a natural choice for a full set of teeth or as a long-term solution to damaged, diseased or missing teeth.

3. BETTER BONES

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) points out that when it comes to bone and dental health, full mouth dental implants are vastly superior to dentures. The AAP warns that dentures can cause bone deterioration, which can lead to the collapsed mouth or recessed jaw bone sometimes indicative of a denture’s-wearer. In contrast, dental implants actually integrate into the jawbone, preserving bone health and the overall look of your smile.

4. EASIER MAINTENANCE

Dental implants could be described as “set it and forget it.” Because they attach permanently to the bone, you don’t need to remove them for cleaning, and it’s unlikely that you’ll need maintenance and repairs down the road. Instead, you can care for them as you would your natural teeth, which means brushing at least twice a day with a silica toothpaste, daily flossing and regular checkups with your dentist.

Because implants function so much like your own smile, you can relax knowing that your teeth are intact. Talk to your periodontist about your options to decide if full mouth dental implants are the right choice for you. While it’s true that dental implants are typically more expensive than dentures, the comfort and confidence they offer can be truly priceless.

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