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Updated: Oct 23, 2022

Teeth staining can occur for a variety of reasons, including smoking, aging, genetics, coffee, black tea, or red wine. Teeth whitening in Turkey will restore your teeth's brightness and whiteness. It can lighten the hue of your natural teeth by several tones and make them appear whiter. The effects are more apparent if the teeth are severely yellowed, discolored due to stains or discoloration.

What Are Teeth Whitening Treatment?

Teeth whitening treatment entails using various dosages of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide to bleach natural teeth. These can aid in the removal of both intrinsic and external stains on teeth. If you're getting an in-office laser teeth whitening procedure, you'll notice a big difference in the shade of your teeth. The at-home whitening kits might take longer to work and are more costly.

It's crucial to note that your dentist only does professional teeth whitening. That's because some stains cannot be treated with dental procedures. Furthermore, the dentist will do an oral check to ensure that the whitening medication isn't damaging the gum tissue.

What's The Teeth Whitening Price?

In Turkey, a professional tooth whitening treatment costs 3-4 times less than in the United Kingdom and Europe. The improved dental care standards provided by the public-private partnership (PPP) in Turkey make it more affordable. The financing for this field comes from taxes.

Medical tourists can also benefit from the currency exchange rate. Dental clinics in Turkey also provide all-inclusive packages that include hotel accommodation, private transfers, aftercare programs, and host services. As a result, many people visit Luviacure Turkey for cosmetic dentistry treatments. The cost of teeth whitening may be higher if you go with the laser/at-home kit option (laser/at-home kit).

Who Can Have Teeth Whitening and Why?

You can get professional teeth whitening Turkey treatment in the following instances:

  • You have age-related stains on your teeth. These result from gradual wear and tear and may exist on the surface or deep inside the teeth.

  • You have stains from consuming coffee, tea, red wine, soy sauce, and other teeth-staining foods.

  • You have yellow teeth because of smoking or consuming tobacco products.

Contraindications For Professional Teeth Whitening Turkey

A professional tooth whitening Turkey is not suitable for you if you are:

  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding: Since the procedure uses a bleaching agent, it may cause safety concerns for the mother and baby.

  • Tooth Injury: Trauma can decrease blood flow to the nerves in the tooth pulp, which can cause permanent damage. That can result in yellowing of the teeth, and it isn't something that teeth whitening can resolve.

  • Gum Disease/Cavities: The bleaching agent can irritate and further damage the gum tissue if you are suffering from periodontitis. It can also result in pain and swelling. If you have cavities, this dental treatment can cause discomfort and sensitivity.

  • Younger than 16: The size of the tooth pulp decreases with age. However, those who are younger than 16 have a thick pulp chamber. And the bleaching process can easily result in irritation.

What To Think About Before You Have Teeth Whitening Turkey?

When choosing a dental clinic for your professional dental whitening, you need to ask the following questions for informed decision making:

  • What is the specialization, qualifications and credentials of the cosmetic dentist?

  • Are there any other dental treatments that the surgeon recommends?

  • Which teeth-whitening system will the dentist use, and of which brand?

  • What are the possible complications of the laser teeth whitening process, and how did the surgeon deal with them in the past?

  • What kind of results can I expect from the treatment?

How Best to Prepare for Teeth Whitening Turkey?

Before coming in for your teeth whitening in Turkey, you need to prepare in the following ways:

  • Make sure that you've had a meal before the dental treatment. Your teeth will be quite sensitive soon after the whitening process.

  • You need to avoid smoking or chewing tobacco.

  • Get treated for any gum disease and any other dental health problems. You should not be wearing any orthodontic appliance.

What Does Teeth Whitening Turkey Involve?

An in-office tooth whitening procedure makes use of a laser. Before the whitening process, the dentist might scale and polish the teeth to clean them. Discoloration of the teeth can also result from plaque build-up, and this step takes care of that.

To protect the gum line, the dentist will apply a protective gel on top of it. Also, s/he will put a cheek retractor to expose the teeth that need whitening and keep the lip, cheeks, and tongue safe. Then the bleaching gel is applied to the teeth. Its hydrogen peroxide concentration may be as high as 40%.

After its application, cosmetic dentists shine laser light on the teeth. You may be given goggles to protect your eyes from the laser. It is said to activate the chemicals in the gels and accelerate the whitening process. This process is repeated three times after 20 minutes, during which the gel is reapplied to the teeth.

You can start experiencing pain and sensitivity during the procedure. After this is done, the surgeon will clean the gel from the gums and compare the shade of your teeth after the tooth whitening using a shade guide. The whole procedure takes around 1 hour.

Recovery & Results of Teeth Whitening Turkey

Laser teeth whitening in Turkey is an outpatient procedure so that you can go back to your hotel the very same day. You can feel pain, sensitivity, and discomfort following the treatment, which can last for a few hours to a few days.

Avoid eating foods that can stain your teeth, such as chocolate, red meat, and soy sauce. You cannot drink coffee, tea, or alcohol soon after the laser tooth whitening. The dentist will provide you with a list of foods and beverages that you can consume. Also, do not smoke 24 hours after the tooth whitening procedure because it can stain your teeth. You may be able to use electronic cigarettes, but discuss this with your dentist.

Please do not use any colored toothpaste (plain white) or mouthwash a day after the procedure. For many people, teeth whitening treatments act as a motivating factor to maintain their oral hygiene. However, it is important to note that laser teeth whitening is not a permanent procedure. Over time your teeth will stain again. In any case, good dental care is important.

Teeth Whitening Turkey Aftercare

Since the tooth surface is sensitive, you need to avoid eating anything too hot or cold. In addition, when brushing your teeth, you shouldn't go too hard as it can damage the enamel. You should not try to "improve" the results using other teeth whitening products like whitening strips, whitening pens, trays and lights. All of these can erode the enamel and cause cavities and tooth decay.

Just make sure to have good oral hygiene. You can get regular dental cleanings and checkups to maintain the colour of the white teeth. Also, stay away from candies and chewy foods that can get stuck to the surface of the teeth.

Side Effects to Expect After Teeth Whitening Turkey

Teeth whitening in Turkey can result in the following side effects:

  • Tooth sensitivity: It results from the whitening gel. You may have sensitivity to temperature and pressure. It is normal to experience this for at least two days after teeth whitening. Your dentist might recommend a potassium nitrate toothpaste to deal with sensitive teeth.

  • Gum irritation: This is a common side effect of this treatment because the whitening gel comes in contact with the gum tissue. You may also develop white spots on the gum and have gum sensitivity. This should be resolved in a few days.

  • Technicolor teeth: If you have had other restorative materials like dental veneers and dental crowns over dental implants for quite a while, teeth whitening Turkey may leave you with an uneven colour or technicolor teeth.

  • Sore Throat: When the bleaching agent trickles down the throat, or you accidentally swallow it, your throat will get irritated. This will go away after a few days.

What Could Go Wrong After Teeth Whitening Turkey?

A few things can go wrong after teeth whitening in Turkey. It can result in tooth enamel erosion; the damage may be permanent. There's also the risk of chemical burns on the gums, cheeks and lips. You can also get blisters. In the hands of an experienced dentist, you're less likely to have these dental problems.

What To Do If You Have Problems After Teeth Whitening Turkey?

If there's any problem with the whitened teeth or the tissue surrounding them, you should share your concerns with the Patient Relations Specialist. You can also avail of the online services of the Aftercare department, even book a call or email them. Through the online support panel, you can also create a ticket.

Alternatives To Laser Teeth Whitening Turkey

For some types of stains (especially intrinsic), you cannot whiten teeth through a laser whitening procedure. Your dentist may recommend dental implants with crowns, bridges, dentures, traditional crown(s) or veneers.

Some people also find it more convenient to get an at-home teeth whitening kit. The clinic will prepare a custom tray by taking an impression of your teeth. It will fit the teeth better and avoid the leakage of the whitening agent. In-office laser teeth whitening and at-home whitening kits differ in frequency of treatment, longevity and results.

Get Teeth Whitening with Luviacure Turkey

If you are looking for a reliable and affordable tooth whitening service, Luviacure Turkey is perfect. We offer high-quality teeth whitening treatments to leave your smile looking brighter and healthier in just minutes. Our experienced staff use only the latest technology and techniques to ensure that you receive the best possible results. So, what are you waiting for? Contact us today to schedule an appointment and see how we can help you achieve the beautiful smile you always wanted!

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