Teeth Whitening by Dr Taylor Pope
Most of us start out with sparkling white teeth, thanks to their porcelain-like enamel surface. Composed of microscopic crystalline rods, tooth enamel is designed to protect the teeth from the effects of chewing, gnashing, trauma and acid attacks caused by sugar. But over the years enamel is worn down, becoming more transparent and permitting the yellow color of dentin — the tooth’s core material — to show through.
Dental bleaching, also known as tooth whitening, is a common procedure in general dentistry but most especially in the field of cosmetic dentistry. As a person ages the adult teeth often become darker due to changes in the mineral structure of the tooth, as the enamel becomes less porous. Teeth can also become stained by bacterial pigments, foodstuffs and tobacco. Certain antibiotic medications can also lead to teeth stains or a reduction in the brilliance of the enamel.
There are many methods to whiten teeth, traditionally, at-home whitening is done with bleaching gel which is applied to the teeth using thin guard trays.Oxidizing agents such as hydrogen peroxide
Teeth Whitening treatment: £220
Dr Taylor Pope
Dr Taylor Pope qualified with a degree in Human Anatomy from the University of Leeds in 1996 and proceeded to study Dentistry at the University of Liverpool qualifying in 2002. He has worked in several practices nationwide and now has settled with his young family in Cheshire. He is fully accredited, qualified and insured to carry out all advanced facial procedures by the Dental Defence Union and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance. Dr Pope trained with the famous Dr Bob Khanna (10 Years Younger, GMTV) at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, and has recently been made a Gold member of the International Academy Of Advanced Facial Aesthetics, as well as being a member of the Association of Facial Aesthetics. As a member of the medical profession, Dr Pope has a responsibility to practice under a very strict code of ethics, and follow stringent standards of hygiene and technique.