In-chair teeth whitening treatment is a safe and common procedure to lighten your teeth several shades due to discoloration from your diet, oral hygiene, medications or illness. However, more Australians are considering teeth whitening in Bali to offset the cost of the treatment.
Unfortunately, getting your teeth whitened overseas comes with several risks.
Different Standards of Practice
While dentists in Bali are skilled and educated, they may not offer the same level of patient care and hygiene as Australian dental practices which means you may not receive the high-quality teeth whitening treatment you were expecting. The Dental Board of Australia, as well as several other governing bodies, hold Australian dentists to the highest standards in order to remain certified.
Unregulated Bleaching Ingredients
Teeth whitening is achieved by using highly concentrated bleach, often hydrogen peroxide, applied directly to your teeth to break up and disperse stains. These ingredients have been extensively researched and deemed safe for use by dental professionals in Australia. Protective gum barriers are also applied to patients in Australia to prevent damage to soft tissue.
If you choose teeth whitening in Bali you may be exposing yourself to unknown active ingredients which may not only be ineffective but also dangerous to your health.
Some of the risks involved include tooth sensitivity, chemical burns, and damage to the enamel which can increase your risk of tooth decay.
No Insurance Coverage
Most insurance companies will not provide coverage for overseas teeth whitening treatment. If you choose to undergo teeth whitening in Bali you will have no legal recourse or opportunity for financial recompense if you experience side effects or damage as a result of dental malpractice. Furthermore, any additional dental work needed to repair the damage will end up costing you more than if you had had your teeth whitening treatment performed by an Australian dentist.
Choose Affordable Teeth Whitening at Available Dental Care
Don’t take the risk of permanently damaging your smile with substandard teeth whitening in Bali. At Available Dental Care, we believe that teeth whitening treatment is a worthwhile investment in your appearance and oral health.
Call us today on (02) 4062 8763 to book your teeth whitening consultation with our experienced dental team. Your smile is important to us!