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Teeth Whitening at Brite Dental

Friday, May 27th, 2016

What causes the discolouring of my teeth?

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Unfortunately, teeth can become stained and discoloured due to a variety of reasons. Sometimes your teeth will become discoloured simply due to ageing. However, lifestyle and food choices can also take their toll on your pearly whites. Luckily you don’t need to put up with stained teeth and a highly effective, affordable and pain-free solution is to visit your local Brite practice to have your teeth professionally whitened.  From whitening strips to whitening toothpaste there’s a wide range of ways to get your teeth brighter. Here’s how to choose a safe method that is effective and won’t harm your teeth.

What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is a dental treatment that lightens your teeth and helps to remove stains and discolouration. It is one of the most popular dental cosmetic procedures because your teeth can have such a huge impact on your overall appearance. It is the process of restoring the natural tooth colour shade or making the teeth whiter than the natural colour shade.

What happens during the teeth whitening process?

whiteningTo give your smile a quick, effective mini-makeover pop into your local Brite where our dental clinician performs in-house whitening on you by placing a protective barrier between your teeth and your gums. The teeth whitening gel is then applied to your teeth and the gel is stimulated with a blue light that is on the teeth for ten minutes. The gel is then washed off and this step is repeated twice. This safe in house procedure allows our dentists to whiten your teeth within the hour, meaning you can leave your local Brite with a glistening smile. To help maintain this or if you would simply prefer to whiten your teeth in your own home. Our dental team can offer you safe and effective teeth whitening kits which include bespoke whitening trays and professional teeth whitening gels.

What results should I expect? 

With Brite Dental’s whitening treatment, you can achieve a smile up to 10 shades lighter! Whether you choose to undergo treatment in the comfort of your local Brite dental practice or use our teeth whitening kits in the convenience of your own home, teeth whitening is a quick and convenient way to gain a better-looking smile. There is no need for you to smile with a closed mouth any more because your brighter and healthier smile will give you a shot of self- confidence.  Improving your self-esteem, appearance and positively affecting other people’s perceptions of you are only a few of the benefits that you will experience from teeth whitening.

 

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The first thing many people notice about us is our smile and with our current teeth whitening plan, this is the perfect time to spoil yourself with a brightness boost. For more information about our fantastic offer contact us today!

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Legalities of Teeth Whitening

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Teeth Whitening Are you looking for the most effective teeth whitening treatment? Would you like to whiten your smile in the safest way possible? Did you know that not all teeth whitening products and treatments are legal and may damage your teeth?

Many people still believe that teeth whitening treatments can be carried out at a beauty salon or at home by a beautician. Also, unscrupulous traders have been selling expensive tooth whitening equipment and courses to people in the beauty industry while making them believe that the process is legal.

Who can perform teeth whitening treatments legally?

It is not legal for anyone other than a dentist or prescription dental therapist/hygienist to carry out tooth whitening. These dental professionals will have undergone training for many years in order to understand the structures of the mouth and to recognize dental problems so they are able to prescribe the correct treatment for their patients.

The incorrect use of the teeth whitening chemicals can permanently damage teeth and gums as these chemicals actually sink into the tooth surface. Therefore, the person providing the treatment must be fully dentally qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) to protect the public against this type of damage.

A recent court case highlighted the fact that tooth whitening had been decided by a High Court judge, to be an ‘act of dentistry’. So even if the amount of hydrogen peroxide being used is below the legal limit or if the product being used does not release hydrogen peroxide, a non-qualified person will be breaking the law and putting their clients at risk by providing the treatment.

All of the tooth whitening products used by dental professionals are safe, tested and proven to be non-harmful to teeth or gums. In addition, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) states that it will not provide insurance for tooth whitening as there isn’t a recognized qualification for these kind of treatments. It is also highly unlikely that any other insurance company would cover anyone for a treatment that has been proven to be illegal in the High Court.

If you would like to whiten your teeth safe and professionally contact your local Brite Dental clinic in Paisley, Clarkston, Bridge of Weir or Houston and book your consultation today!

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Teeth Whitening at Brite Dental

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Teeth Whitening Would you like to have a dazzling white smile for a festive season?

Did you know that Brite Dental can offer you safe, efficient and pain-free teeth whitening?  You can get your teeth whitened at the clinic or purchase a professional teeth whitening kit to use at the comfort of your own home. We even offer teeth whitening worth £295 for free when you join our Beautiful Smiles Dental Plan!

Why Choose Tooth Whitening Treatment?

Teeth tend to go darker as we age due to smoking, eating coloured foods or drinking coloured drinks such as blackcurrant juice, red wine, tea and coffee. Some people tend to have more unevenly coloured or naturally greyer teeth than others.

Fortunately, tooth whitening can greatly lighten the colour of your natural teeth without damaging it. Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dentistry treatment than can make your smile look natural or sparkling white.

It has never been easier to have a healthy and beautifully white smile. Brite Dental offers a number of options that allows you to spread your dental costs through the year and have a smile you wish to have. Book your teeth whitening appointment today or  join one of our dental plans.

What Dental Plans Do We Offer?

Brite Dental practices offer affordable dental plans to keep your smile healthy and white all year round. Did you know that for as little as £19.99 a month you can get a worldwide dental insurance, 2 private hygiene appointments a year, customized teeth whitening kit, whitening gel, 20% off a number of private treatments and 10% off oral hygiene products bought at the practice. If you would like to find out more about our Brite Whitening Plan contact your local practice or click here.

If you would like more dental benefits included to your plan join our Beautiful Smiles Plan. Beautiful Smiles Plan includes regular oral medicine examinations with the dentist, dental hygiene appointments, emergency callout dental insurance, worldwide dental trauma insurance, a number of discounts, all necessary radiographs, complimentary teeth whitening kit and more! Beautiful Smiles Plan costs from £23 a month and enables you to look after your teeth and oral health all year round.

Why get a Teeth Whitening Voucher for Christmas?

Give yourself or your loved one the gift of a perfect smile this Christmas! Surprise your family members and friends with original teeth whitening voucher gift. Purchase your teeth whitening voucher at our dental practices in Paisley, Clarkston, Bridge of Weir and Houston and sparkle bright this Christmas! Enhance the colour of your smile with Teeth Whitening at Brite Dental.

If you would like to find out more contact us today.

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