For composite filling, first the tooth color of the patient is determined. The decays and tissues in the teeth to be filled are cleaned and smoothed. Composite filling is placed and shaped in layers in the cavities prepared. After the fillings are hardened with an UV light emitting device, the necessary checks and corrections are made. The patients can get back to their daily life and use their tooth on the same day.
Tooth whitening methods are divided into two groups depending on the application technique used: Powerbleaching which can be applied in an office environment within an hour is the quickest, safest and most effective whitening system that consists of whitening gel and light and can lighten the tooth color by 3 to 4 shades in a short period. Home Bleaching is the whitening system where gels are put the tailor-made plastic mouth pieces prepared based on the measurements of the mouth of the patient. The desired level of whiteness is achieved within about 5 to 7 days. It must be worn for 4 to 8 hours a day (which may vary depending on the desired color and the gel used).