White coat is a temporary whitening treatment, applying a white composite plastic bonding, which is hardened by a special light, on the toothfs surface to conceal discoloration. It is more suitable for a small area than a large area.
What are the advantages of White
Simple and painless
The White coat procedure usually requires only one visit. It is painless and causes no damage to the tooth surface.
White coat uses a safe composite resin material found in tooth fillings.
It suits those who need an immediate result for wedding and other important occasions.
The procedure is relatively inexpensive (3,000 yen per tooth). You can readily try to see how white fillings would look like.
What are the disadvantages of
Short life span
Because White coat is used to apply on only the surface, it wears quicker than other fillings. Its life span varies depending on the case, but it usually lasts about a month.
Not for all teeth
White coat cannot be used for a tooth touching another tooth in order to avoid an occlusion change.