Of course we understand your wish to get whiter teeth. But how does teeth whitening work? Is it safe to bleach your teeth yourself? There are many fables on the internet about teeth whitening. We give you an answer to the question whether teeth whitening really works.
There would be tons of tricks to whiten your teeth. For example, you can rub your teeth with a strawberry, rinse your mouth with lemon juice or whiten your teeth with baking soda. Experts strongly advise against this way of teeth whitening. You shouldn’t use home remedies to whiten your teeth. At Fleeck you can safely whiten your teeth yourself.
Teeth whitening, how does it work?
The Fleeck set is composed according to a special Fleeck formula. The lab has looked at the safest way to get whiter teeth.
This is included in the Fleeck formula so that you can whiten your teeth safely and effectively:
- Glycerin – moisturizes your teeth and prevents bacteria and dirt from getting on your teeth.
- Disodium EDTA – strengthens the effect of antioxidants and thus has a protective and bleaching effect on your teeth.
- Sodium Chlorite – consists of sodium, chlorine and oxygen. Has a bleaching and disinfectant effect on your teeth.
- Sodium Fluoride – protects your teeth against cavities and protects your teeth by remineralization. If you eat something sour or sweet, the acidity of your teeth decreases and this can be harmful to your enamel. Sodium Fluoride counteracts that reaction and ensures that your teeth maintain good acidity. This way your tooth enamel is well protected during teeth whitening.
All these ingredients are safe and will not affect your enamel. The whitening gel works in combination with the UV lamp. Only the top discoloration is removed. So you have to keep it up. When you stop whitening your teeth, your teeth slowly start to yellow. If you do not want yellow teeth, you will have to keep up and whiten your teeth regularly. You can read how often you have to whiten your teeth in another article.
Does teeth whitening work without peroxide?
All Fleeck methods are scientifically proven and work. Whitening your teeth with peroxide also works, but it can get sensitive teeth. Whitening your teeth without peroxide works well and has been proven. In addition, whitening your teeth is not as bad as is sometimes thought.
“Whitening your teeth is not as bad as is generally thought. As long as you bleach with a method that does not dissolve the enamel, it is completely safe ”.
The Fleeck formula is completely safe, tested and does not affect your tooth enamel. Our proven effective formula makes our whitening gel powerful and safe. The whitening gel gives your teeth a natural white color so that you can dare to smile confidently again.
What can I do after teeth whitening?
The best thing to do after teeth whitening is to let your teeth rest for a while. Your tooth enamel can recover from the whitening session. It is important that you do not come into contact with dyes during this period. Your tooth enamel automatically recovers and your saliva plays an important role in this. Your saliva ensures that your tooth enamel remineralizes and becomes strong again. It is therefore important that you do not suffer from a dry mouth afterwards. In addition, it is better not to come into contact with dyes. We therefore recommend that you only drink water every four hours after a whitening session. You can read what you can eat after teeth whitening in another blog. The best time to whiten teeth? It is best to whiten your teeth in the evening, after brushing your teeth, before going to sleep. This way your teeth are beautifully clean and you can whiten your teeth evenly.
Frequently Asked Questions
The whitening gel reacts with the UV lamp, which bleaches the top discoloration on your tooth enamel. Here you have to restore tooth enamel. This happens automatically through your saliva in your mouth.
It is important that your teeth do not come into contact with dyes. It is also important that you do not have a dry mouth. Therefore it is best to drink only water up to 4 hours after a whitening session.
While peroxide is a bleaching agent, there are other bleaching agents. These can be incorporated in a whitening gel. So you can bleach your teeth without peroxide.
It is best to bleach your teeth in the evening, after brushing your teeth, before going to sleep. During your sleep, your teeth do not come into contact with dyes.