Today, there are 2 different teeth whitening applications that are successfully applied. The first of these is an application that the individual can do on his own, and the other is the application performed by a specialist in the clinical setting. Although both of these methods are very successful, which application the individual will choose depends on the color tone of the teeth, how quickly the treatment will be terminated, and the final decision of the physician.

Bleaching Method in Clinic (Office Bleaching)

In the clinical environment, teeth whitening is performed by using heat application or ultraviolet light with the teeth whitening gel that the dentist deems appropriate. Before the application, the teeth are made suitable for application. For this, tartar and tooth surface are professionally cleaned. The surface of the tooth is polished and the first photograph is taken. Then the tooth tone is determined. During the application, a gingival protective gel is applied to prevent damage to the gingiva and the patient wears glasses to protect their eyes. Teeth whitening is applied for 20 minutes to 30 minutes to complete the teeth whitening process.

Home Bleaching Method

The plaques, which are prepared as a result of measurements and analyzes made specifically for the person, are worn during the day during the day when the physician wants them to be worn, and the whitening process is performed. Here, the installation time of the plaques is about a few hours.

The application begins by squeezing the gel into the plaques prepared for this process, on the front of the teeth, and then placing them on the teeth. Then, the plaques are kept on the teeth for the period recommended by the physician, and thus, the whitening of the teeth is achieved after 1-2 weeks.

What Should Be Considered After Whitening?

It is normal to experience sensitivity on the teeth during the first 24 hours after the whitening process is completed.

In the first 24 hours after the bleaching is completed, a food with coloring properties should not be consumed. Acidic foods and smoking should not be consumed for 24 hours after the procedure.

Cleaning of teeth should be done as recommended by the dentist,


In which cases is whitening not done?

There are some cases where teeth whitening cannot be performed. These;

In teeth with large pulp,
In excessively worn teeth,
In teeth with porcelain crown application,
In women during pregnancy and lactation,
In individuals with poor oral health,
In people with tooth structural disorders,
In people with tooth sensitivity,

Teeth whitening cannot be performed in cases such as tooth fractures or tooth decay.

Take Teeth Whitening to Smile With White Teeth

In our polyclinic, you can whiten your teeth with 1-2 hour sessions, or you can do it at home with your Home whitening kit.

If your teeth are sensitive, you can whiten your teeth without feeling sensitive with Bio Whitening technology.

In our daily life, our habits such as coffee, tea, cigarettes, all kinds of sweets, especially red colored fruits and red wine change the color of our teeth. Many people in this situation are dissatisfied with their smile. The results obtained by whitening the teeth allow the person to make peace with his smile.

How Many Types of Teeth Whitening Methods Are There?

There are 5 different methods to whiten teeth.

  1. Home teeth whitening
  2. Office Type (clinical) teeth whitening
  3. Single tooth whitening (whitening the inside of the tooth)
  4. Combined teeth whitening (Both home and office whitening)
  5. Biological (clinical) teeth whitening

Which Type of Teeth Whitening Method is Right for Me?

If we want your teeth to be close to white in color and to lighten a few tones, only laser type or home bleaching may be sufficient. However, if our teeth are very dark due to cigarette, coffee or tea, the most effective and efficient teeth whitening method for you may be combined whitening. In order for us to decide on the suitable teeth whitening method for you, you must be examined. When you come to our outpatient clinic, our physicians will offer you the most suitable teeth whitening method.

How to Apply Home Type Teeth Whitening Method?

Appropriate whitening plates are prepared by taking measurements from the mouth. A certain amount of whitening gel (10-15% carbamide peroxide) is applied to this prepared plate.

How Long Does Home Teeth Whitening Take?

It is a treatment that lasts an average of 10-15 days, using the plaque for at least 4-6 hours during the day.

How to Apply Home Type Teeth Whitening Method?

Appropriate whitening plates are prepared by taking measurements from the mouth. A certain amount of whitening gel (10-15% carbamide peroxide) is applied to this prepared plate.

How Long Does Home Teeth Whitening Take?

It is a treatment that lasts an average of 10-15 days, using the plaque for at least 4-6 hours during the day.

How Much Gel Do I Have to Put in the Plate?

The point to be considered in home teeth whitening is not to apply the gel too much, otherwise the gel overflowing from the plaque irritates the gums. In such a case, the gums should be washed immediately and a cream containing vitamin E should be applied to the irritated surface.

What is Office Teeth Whitening?

It is a teeth whitening method applied in the dental clinic. It is a suitable method for patients with time constraints. The application time is shorter than other methods and has the same effect. The whitening gel applied on the teeth by the dentist is activated with the help of UV light or laser and the whitening takes an average of 1 hour. It is also known as laser teeth whitening method.

What is Combined Type Whitening?

It is a teeth whitening method that is applied both in the office and at home. After it is applied in the office or clinic, the process is supported with home bleaching for 2-3 days.

What is Biological Teeth Whitening?

It is a whitening method that not only whitens the teeth, but also repairs the tooth enamel and thus has a low risk of causing sensitivity.

How is biological teeth whitening different from other whitening methods?

While it whitens the tooth enamel, it also supports healthy tissue. It provides this with the tooth enamel crystals we call “nano-hydroxyapatite” in the content of the gel used in biological whitening. In this way, invisible microcracks, pores and deteriorations on the tooth surface are closed permanently, and sensitivity does not occur during and after whitening.

I have sensitivity in my teeth. Can I still have whitening?

Biological teeth whitening method can be applied to people with sensitivity in their teeth. The substance that causes sensitivity in the bleaching process is hydrogen peroxide. The ratio of this substance in biological teeth whitening gel is very low, and since the gel contains enamel crystals, sensitivity does not occur. There will be no sensitivity during and after the procedure, and most of the time, your current sensitivity may decrease after the procedure.

How is Biological Teeth Whitening Applied? Is it different from the others?

The only difference of the Biological Teeth Whitening application from the “home type” and “office type” bleaching application, which we call “Combined Whitening”, is the content of the gel used and a toothpaste suitable for the whitening process.
As in a classic home whitening, first impressions are taken from the teeth to prepare the appropriate plaque for the person and this toothpaste is given. Then, the clinical application, which we call “office type”, is performed by applying Biological whitening gel to the teeth; The whitening session is performed by exposing the gel-applied teeth to the laser beam. Then, the whitening gel is given to the person together with the silicone plate prepared for it. The patient wears the plate on which gel is applied before going to bed at night. It is enough to do this application for 1 week.

Is There a Disadvantage of Biological Teeth Whitening?

This method is completely tissue-friendly thanks to the biocompatible molecules in the gel used and no disadvantages have been disclosed.

What are the Points I Need to Pay Attention to After My Teeth Whiten?

As with other bleaching methods, in biological bleaching, especially in the first two weeks after the procedure, colored such as tea, coffee, wine; Acidic liquids such as cola and tobacco products should be avoided. Otherwise, the effect of whitening may decrease in the early period.

How is the Permanence of Biological Teeth Whitening?

In order to maintain the same level of whiteness obtained after bleaching, it is necessary to reduce the consumption of colored and acidic liquids and not to smoke. Depending on the use, the level of whiteness may disappear within 6 months to 1 year. Biological whitening can be repeated every 12 to 18 months to prolong the permanence of the whiteness. This will also ensure that the enamel is routinely repaired and has a longer lifespan.

What is Single Teeth Whitening (Internal Whitening)?

It is applied to discolored teeth after root canal treatment. The filling in the tooth is removed. Whitening gel is applied to the opened space. The tooth is then tightly closed with a temporary filling. The sessions are repeated until the desired color is achieved.

Is Internal Whitening Any Damage to the Teeth?

The canal filling must be well insulated. There is no harm if it is well insulated.

Is There Any Harm or Side Effects of Teeth Whitening?

Whitening methods other than lifeless teeth (with root canal treatment) may cause sensitivity in the teeth, albeit a little. This tooth sensitivity; may be against the weather, very hot-cold foods and drinks. This is a normal and expected side effect. Tooth sensitivity is usually expected to pass within 24-48 hours. When an unexpected situation is encountered, a doctor should be consulted.

What are the Causes of Tooth Discoloration?

  • Lifelong physiological coloration,
  • Coloring after amalgam filling,
  • Use of antibiotics during infancy,
  • Color change from inside the tooth due to root canal treatment,
  • Coloring of the surface of the tooth due to the use of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and mouthwashes for a long time,
  • Coloring due to bleeding inside the tooth due to the death of living tissue inside the tooth as a result of trauma.

How Do Teeth Whiten?

Teeth whitening is the process of removing colored organic and inorganic substances formed in the porous enamel structure on the surface of the teeth with tooth whitening gels (carbemide peroxide).

How Long Does It Take for Teeth to Whiten?

Teeth whitening varies from person to person. Average whitening time is 2-3 weeks. The more yellowing the teeth are, the more effective the whitening can be. Graying caused by the use of antibiotics is more difficult to whiten and it may take a longer time to reach the result.

Do I Need to Clean the Whitening Plate?

Yes you should. After use, the plates are washed with liquid soap and rinsed thoroughly. After making sure that they are dry, you should keep them in the box we gave you.

Is the Effect of Teeth Whitening Permanent?

After bleaching, the color starts to disappear over time. This period varies depending on the patient’s use of colored liquids (tea, coffee, wine, cola) and smoking. It takes between 6 months and 1 year. If it is supported with 1 or 2 sessions every 4-6 months, teeth whitening is made permanent.

What are the points I need to pay attention to when whitening my teeth?

During bleaching, colored liquids such as tea, coffee, wine, cola and tobacco products should definitely be avoided. If it is used, the process will have an adverse reaction and the teeth will be discolored.

Does Whitening Damage My Teeth?

Whitening performed under the control of a dentist has no harm to the teeth. Otherwise, we would not do this practice both to ourselves and to our loved ones.

What is Laser Teeth Whitening?

The laser teeth whitening method is used to activate the whitening drug applied to the enamel surfaces and to shorten the time.

How To Whiten Teeth

Teeth whitening is done in two ways; In the first, tooth stains on the outer layer of the tooth and under the enamel surface are removed, and in the second, the formation of new stains is prevented. Stain removal is accomplished through stain whitening and stain protection.

How to Do Stain Removal?

Chemical and physical processes such as abrasion and chemical stain breaking are applied to remove stains on the outer layer of the tooth. These different processes remove or break up the stain on the outer layer of enamel, resulting in brighter and whiter teeth.

The surface must be bleached to remove stubborn stains that accumulate under the enamel. Bleaching is a chemical process in which color is removed through the oxidation of stain molecules. Whitening methods differ based on the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide concentration and allow you to determine how white you want your smile to be. Teeth whitening methods include professional treatments from your dentist, whitening toothpaste, teeth whitening papers and at-home teeth whitening systems.

What Causes Staining?

There are many different sources of tooth stains. If you want your smile to stay bright and beautiful, try to stay away from foods and behaviors that cause stains on the teeth. These behaviors include certain foods and beverages, tobacco products, poor dental hygiene, and certain diseases. If your teeth have been exposed to any of these, be sure to brush your teeth as soon as possible.

What are Common Causes of Spotting?

  • Tea
  • Cola
  • Pastry and Dairy Desserts, Cakes
  • Red Grain Fruits
  • Red Wine can be counted.

What is the Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth?

If you are considering whitening your teeth, there are many options. You can choose from many options, from professional dental care to home-applied systems. Here are some factors to consider:

  1. What Option Gives Best Results?

In order to ensure that the whitening process you will have in our polyclinic lasts for a long time, we should use the food and beverage items we explained in the tooth staining section less and we should not neglect the morning and evening brushing processes. Brushing teeth daily and as desired helps remove surface stains while strengthening and regenerating tooth enamel. It also gives a healthier smile.
It is important to know the risks of home-made whitening recipes, especially self-made mixtures. The biggest danger in home whitening procedures is the damage to your tooth enamel. The use of natural foods such as strawberries or orange peel or any form of soda can lead to irritation of the gums and weakening of the tooth enamel.
We are waiting for you at our outpatient clinic for a whiter smile.