Will a Tooth-Whitening Procedure Harm My Teeth?

Will a Tooth-Whitening Procedure Harm My Teeth?

teeth, health, smile, dentistYour dentist can whiten your teeth very quickly using a laser. This is an extremely convenient option and yet, some have speculated that it can cause potential damage. To prove this is not the case, let us highlight three points to remember.

– The gums and other areas of the mouth are protected before the procedure begins.

– Laser light is used to accurately whiten all surfaces.

– This light will not penetrate the enamel nor will it damage nerves.

Proper protective measures and accurate application of the whitening solution can help perfect your smile.

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Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.