Teeth whitening is a safe procedure that can lighten the colour of your teeth by using a safe dental bleaching agent. It is one of the simplest non-invasive ways used to enhance your smile.

Patients often think that teeth whitening is a procedure to remove stains caused by food and drinks but this is not correct and it is important to understand the difference. Stains on your teeth caused by drinking tea or coffee or from smoking can be removed by a dentist or hygienist with a simple cleaning and polishing treatment. However, teeth whitening actually makes your teeth whiter in colour.

Please bear in mind that individual results may vary and are based on your initial tooth colour, a bit like how after sunbathing, the degree of tanning can vary from person to person.

There are two ways in which you can whiten your teeth, please read below…