These teeth whitening machines are a great tool to improve the patient experience and achieve whiter teeth tones. Moreover, they are intuitive and easy to use and set up. Also, they can work with any carbamide or hydrogen peroxide gel concentration. Therefore, making them highly versatile.
Teeth whitening machines have become indispensable devices in any cosmetic dentist's office. Their many benefits turn them into great investments.
What Is A Teeth Whitening Machine?
A teeth whitening machine, also known as a lebone le soeufatsang meno, is a specialized device that emits light to improve the results of a teeth whitening procedure.
The light emitted by the device interacts with the whitening agent while it is set over the teeth. This enhances the whitening agent's effectiveness and helps it remove more stains than it would on its own.
The most common types of teeth whitening machines employ LED lights. However, some of them use UV lights or Halogen lights.
Nonetheless, it is essential to understand that teeth-whitening lamps cannot produce any effects on their own. However, when used with a whitening agent, they potentiate the gel's effectiveness, helping them to lighten the teeth' colors even further.
How Do Teeth Whitening Lamps Work?
Teeth whitening machines emit a powerful light that interacts with the whitening gel that has penetrated the enamel. This light initiates a chemical reaction that enhances the gel's effectiveness.
Under normal circumstances, the whitening agent penetrates the teeth through microscopic pores on the enamel and dentin. Upon penetrating the tooth, the whitening agent reaches the stains and initiates a chemical oxidation process. As a result, the pigmentation is eliminated, and the tooth shade lightens.
The efficiency of this reaction is determined by the following:
● The color of the stains
● Boima ba nyeoe
● The peroxide concentration
● The time it is left on the teeth
Since there are multiple variants involved, the whitening agents are not always capable of removing all the stains.
However, the teeth whitening lamp's light can activate the whitening agent. This helps it eliminate more stains in less time. Therefore, helping the teeth achieve lighter colors.
Teeth Whitening Machine Benefits
A teeth whitening lamp can improve the patient experience and enhance the results.
● Less chair time:
The teeth whitening lamp can reduce the time required for the whitening agent to remove the stains. As a result, the treatment time is reduced, and the patient is free to leave the office earlier.
● Fewer teeth whitening sessions:
Dentists sometimes require multiple teeth whitening sessions before reaching the desired shade and tone. However, the teeth whitening machine allows the gel to act more efficiently. Consequently, the desired shade can be achieved in fewer teeth whitening sessions.
● More comfort:
Some teeth whitening lamps are integrated with a small fan that points toward the patient. This helps to keep the patient cool while waiting for the gel to finish its job. Nonetheless, they can be noisy, which some patients can find unpleasant.
● Simple design:
Teeth whitening lamps possess a simple design and can be placed anywhere in the dental office. Their bases are movable, which allows the dentist to transport them easily and move them out of the way once the treatment is concluded.
The lamp's head is also movable. This allows the dentist to place it in the desired position based on the patient's placement and the dental chair's inclination.
● Time precision:
Some teeth whitening machine models are equipped with clocks to keep track of the procedure's time. They can be set to the intended treatment time so the patient and the dentist can see how much time is left. This allows them to keep track of time without needing any additional external method or watch.
Additional Tools For A Teeth Whitening Procedure
A teeth whitening procedure can't be performed without the help of additional tools, such as:
● Teeth shade guide:
The tataiso ea moriti oa meno is a simple tool that helps determine the patient's teeth colors. They are a set of tooth-like items that come in a wide range of tooth shades.
To use it, the dentist picks one that seems similar to the patient's teeth color. Afterward, the dentist places it next to the patient's teeth. Then, he proceeds to compare the guide color with the patient's tooth color. If they don't match, the dentist just needs to move up or down the scale until he finds the one that matches the right shade.
Once the patient's natural teeth shade has been determined. He can discuss with the patient what shade their teeth can reach after the whitening. Moreover, it can be used to show the patient the possible result color on the teeth shade guide.
● Dental mouth opener:
Dental mouth openers are plastic tools that maintain the patient's mouth open during the procedure. They come in different sizes and shapes to perform multiple functions.
Ba bang ba dental mouth openers just separate the cheeks from the teeth. With them, the patients are still able to engage or disengage the jaws. This is the mouth opener used for teeth whitening and to take professional mouth pictures.
Other types of mouth opener act as a block that is placed in the back of the molars. This keeps the jaws disengaged and helps the patient relax the ATM during long treatment sessions.
● Tooth color comparator:
The moetsi oa mebala ea leino is a digital device that allows dentists to match the patient's color shade. Thus, the dentist just needs to place the device on top of the tooth and press a button.
The tooth color comparator scans the tooth and shows on its screen the tooth's shade. The result can be expressed on the color scales of the VITA plan, VITA 3D- Master, and IVOCLAR teeth shade guides.