Teeth Bleaching refers to the use of bleaching agents like hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide that will help in lightening the teeth color beyond their natural shade. Whereas teeth whitening refers to removing of debris or stains caused due to intake of certain foods or beverages by the use of whiteners like toothpastes. Though the teeth whitening is not a long lasting solution to one’s problem but many people who go for this treatment can see a marked improvement or change in their smile.
Professional in-office Teeth bleaching or Teeth Whitening is also known as power bleaching or chair side whitening or one hour teeth whitening. It is considered as the most preferred and popular procedure or method in cosmetic dentistry and is called one hour teeth whitening because of the time it takes to complete the procedure.
In the in-office Teeth Whitening, there is a use of high dose or concentration of bleaching agent. But the whole process is done under experts’ supervision and hence is safer and painless as compared to at home teeth whitening treatment. Due to high dose of bleaching agent the results seen are faster.