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The commonly referred to "teeth whitening," in its correct form, is called laser teeth whitening as it is the preferred procedure when looking to improve the pigmented tone of teeth, achieving lighter tones without necessarily "whitening" the teeth. It is a frequently performed procedure in the office that provides very favorable results in the aesthetics of the smile and the face.


Laser teeth whitening is the treatment most chosen by patients looking for a whiter smile. In addition to its aesthetic value, this procedure performed with laser technology has more advantages that help maintain better oral health. For example:

  • Improves our physical appearance and self-esteem. 

  • Quick treatment. Results from the laser whitening process can be seen from the first session, depending on each case and the dental characteristics of each patient. Among all aesthetic treatments, the results of laser teeth whitening are the most rapid and effective.

  • Whitening without sensitivity and without pain. Since laser teeth whitening uses the latest technology, the procedure is painless for the patient. However, people with dental sensitivity or other types of discomfort should consult the specialist before deciding on whitening of these characteristics.

  • Better results.

  • Greater stability of results over time.

  • Less likelihood of sensitivity.

  • Improves self-esteem, rejuvenates smile and face.

  • Can be performed later in maintenance phase.



Candidates are those patients who want to lighten the tone of their teeth. Do you have yellow teeth? Then you would apply for teeth whitening!

In the case of teeth stained by tetracycline, an antimicrobial antibiotic, the treatment may fail. In this situation, your teeth may not whiten uniformly, as well as if you suffer from dental fluorosis.

So keep this in mind when performing the procedure. Likewise, it is essential that your dentist guides you during the execution of this technique, to provide you with greater security and confidence.




A dental cleaning and removal of calculus and prophylaxis must be performed previously. Did you know that there are more than one teeth whitening technique? Yes, and depending on the physical examination and diagnosis, among other factors, the technique and substance to be applied in your case will depend.e.


Laser teeth whitening follows a comfortable, quick, and simple procedure. Its stages depend on whether vital or non-vital teeth need to be whitened, although both processes usually follow similar steps. The teeth whitening is carried out by applying a gel directly onto the surface of the tooth. This gel has components that lighten the tone of the dental enamel (usually hydrogen peroxide or carbamide) when exposed to laser light.


The laser teeth whitening treatment for vital teeth is usually performed in sessions of 20 to 40 minutes, and the number of sessions varies depending on each patient and the results can be seen from the first session and the results are maintained over time depending on the care and habits of the patients. Habits like smoking, drinking a lot of tea or red wine, can make the whitening achieved last less time.

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