Bleaching or Tooth Whitening lightens the colour of teeth and removes stains and tartar from the teeth. It is one of the most prevalent dental procedures followed these days. The most common reasons for yellowness in teeth are consumption of tobacco, drinking dark coloured drinks like cola, coffee etc. The primary focus of this process is to take back the teeth to its natural colour without the loss of any features.
Removal of stains from teeth is done by the process of oxidation. Along with the teeth, the bleaching process also helps the gums due to the whitening effect of the gums. One thing which should be kept in mind is that bleaching does not change the colour of crowns and fillings. During the process of Whitening, the crowns and fillings will go through lighter shade restoration