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How to get white teeth forever

If you’re unhappy with the state of your smile, it can be hard to know which treatment will help restore healthy-looking teeth. We make it easier than ever for patients to find exactly what they’re looking for, with a first-rate range of full-service dentistry and cosmetic procedures. From expert tooth whitening treatments, to wafer-thin veneers for a premium fit and finish, there’s plenty of options for helping put the sparkle back into your smile.

What Is Tooth Whitening and How Does It Work?

Professional teeth whitening services can be an effective and affordable way of making big improvements to your smile, targeting multiple teeth at once to help rid entire rows of discolouration and stains. Most tooth whitening in Leicester and the rest of the UK use a whitening gel which include the active ingredient hydrogen peroxide. Using a specially designed dental tray made to measure for your teeth, the peroxide gel is applied to the surface of your teeth, gently bleaching the tooth enamel below for a whiter, healthier appearance.

Although patients can see impressive results in the short term, ongoing treatment is recommended for best results. For most patients, a whitening course of 2-3 years should help restore a whiter, healthier-looking smile, helping get rid of deep-rooted stains. Aside from their non-invasive and relatively quick application, tooth whitening procedures are a popular choice for their more widespread whitening effects, bringing a more balanced brightness to every tooth. 

What Are Dental Veneers?

If you are looking for a more permanent fix for white teeth, a porcelain veneer can make an ideal option for a brighter smile. A veneer is a specially constructed cap made from ultra-thin layers of porcelain that fit neatly over the surface of existing teeth, saving the need for tooth extraction and more extensive surgeries and procedures.

Dental veneers are custom-made and expertly produced down to the last detail. Dental patients can choose a veneer that matches the colour of their existing teeth perfectly, while veneer shape and size can be easily adjusted for even more comfort when fitted. Incredibly thin and discreet, dental veneer coverings are easily applied and usually require no pre-bonding procedures or filing of teeth, making it a surprisingly quick cosmetic process.

Expertly bonded to the front surfaces of existing teeth, dental veneers offer a great quick-fix to discoloured teeth, and make a great long-term investment. However like all cosmetic procedures, any veneer will require some degree of upkeep. Most dental patients should expect their veneer covering to last in optimum condition for anywhere from 10 to 15 years.

Although dental veneers offer more immediate improvements to teeth, they might not be the best option for every patient. A face to face consultation with a professional dentist, and a rigorous inspection the overall health and condition of your teeth and gums will help establish the best course of action for transforming your smile.

Get the Five Star Smile You’ve Been Dreaming of with

Both tooth whitening and veneer dental treatments have their own unique advantages. Whitening treatments are a great for those looking to keep their natural smile shape but simply want it brightened. For those also looking to straighten or fix gaps in the teeth, or who only have one discoloured tooth, a veneer made to measure and bonded to problem areas can prove the better long-term option, if budget allows. W