What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.

Because having whiter teeth has now become the number one aesthetic concern of most patients, there are a number of ways to whiten teeth.  The most popular method is using a home tooth whitening system that will whiten teeth dramatically. Since teeth whitening only works on natural tooth enamel, it is important to evaluate replacement of any old fillings, crowns, etc. Replacement of any restorations will be done after bleaching so they will match the newly bleached teeth.

Teeth whitening is not permanent.  A touch-up maybe needed every several years, and more often if you smoke, drink coffee, tea, or wine.

Reasons for tooth whitening:

  • Fluorosis (excessive fluoridation during tooth development).
  • Normal wear of outer tooth layer.
  • Stained teeth due to medications.
  • Yellow, brown stained teeth.

Our clinic is open Monday to Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM. If you require an emergency dental appointment or consultation during business hours please call the practice on 08 9535 6220 and our staff will endeavor to fit you in for a quick recovery.

If you require an emergency appointment outside these hours, we can prioritise you for a next day appointment by filling out our Contact us Form or leaving a voicemail at reception on 08 9535 6220 and we will call you first thing to confirm your appointment time.