Most teeth bleaching products are carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide based and are capable of altering the colours of the tooth itself. Not all tooth discolourations will respond to all teeth bleaching treatments. If you are considering a teeth-bleaching treatment, consult with Dr. Rootes to determine the exact cause of the discolouration and what treatment alternatives are available to you.
There are few different methods for bleaching teeth. The effectiveness of each method will ultimately depend upon the number of teeth that need to be bleached, the cause of the stain, and how badly your teeth are discoloured.
Jacquie's Story - Self conscious of my smile
"For as long as I can remember I have always been self conscious of my front teeth because of the gap in between them. I eventually had the gap closed with bonding which made me feel a little better about them but I ... more