Side Effects of Teeth Whitening
Common Side effects & Risk associated with Dental tooth whitening
Team of tooth whitening, cosmetic smile designing, dental make-over Delhi dentist, at our tooth whitening dental clinic in Delhi, always discuss about possible risks and common side effects associated of laser tooth whitening treatment procedures and home tooth whitening trays and strips.
It is a vital information to be given to any patient looking to get best price low cost Laser tooth whitening in Delhi or home tooth whitening treatment procedures in Delhi at Delhi Dental Center.
The most common side effects associated with laser speed tooth Whitening procedures & tooth bleaching treatments are increased sensitivity of the teeth and irritation of the gums, which tend to resolve once the Dental whitening or Dental Bleaching is stopped.
The low pH of bleach opens up dentinal tubules and may result in dentine hypersensitivity, bringing about hypersensitive teeth. It manifests as increased sensitivity to stimuli such as hot, cold or sweet. 67 – 78% of the patient’s experience teeth sensitivity after in office bleaching with hydrogen peroxide in combination with heat.
Sensitivity of teeth can persist up to 2 days after teeth bleaching cessation. However, it varies from person to person. A longer duration of hypersensitivity has been reported 10 days post-bleaching.
Recurrent treatments or use of desensitising toothpastes may alleviate discomfort, though there may be occurrences where the severity of pain discontinues further treatment. Potassium nitrate and sodium fluoride are used to reduce tooth sensitivity following bleaching.
Irritation of mucous membranes
Hydrogen peroxide is an irritant and cytotoxic. At concentrations of 10% or higher, hydrogen peroxide is potentially corrosive to mucous membranes or skin and can cause a burning sensation and tissue damage. Chemical burns from gel bleaching (if a high-concentration oxidizing agent contacts unprotected tissues, which may bleach or discolour mucous membranes). Tissue irritation most commonly results from an ill-fitting mouthpiece tray rather than the tooth-bleaching agent.
After Dental teeth bleaching or bleaching of teeth with night trays, it is normal to have uneven results. With time, the colour will appear more even. To avoid this from happening it is important to avoid making some common post-bleaching mistakes, such as consuming foods and beverages that stain the surface of your teeth.