Maintenance and after Care for Tooth Whitened Teeth:
As time progresses many more people are undergoing whitening treatment to uphold a bright, glowing smile.
Despite achieving the results of treatment, stains can return within an initial couple of months of treatment.
So, to keep the brightened appearance, there are approaches to protect the teeth and prolong the treatment. Various methods may be employed to prolong the treatment results, such as:
- Brush or flush out mouth with water after eating and drinking.
- Floss to remove plaque and biofilms between the teeth.
- Take special care during the first 2 days – the first 24–48 hours after the whitening procedure is seen as the most crucial period in which you must protect for your teeth the most. Hence, it is vital that non-staining drinks are foods are eaten during this time as enamel is prone to adhere to stains.
- Drink fluids that may cause staining through a straw.
- Depending on the method used to whiten the teeth, re-treatment every six months or after a year may be required. If an individual is a smoker or they consume beverages with the capacity to stain, regular re-treatments would be required.