Your smile is important. It's one of the first things you
notice when you meet someone. A whiter, brighter smile is beautiful it
can help you feel better about yourself, and make a memorable
Your lifestyle and the aging process can stain and darken your teeth. Many things we do on a regular basis can contribute to stained teeth, such as drinking coffee, tea, cola and red wine or smoking.
Whitening can get your smile looking its best. We use advanced whitening procedure’s that are fast, convenient and long lasting.
Take the first step in feeling good and looking great with brighter, whiter teeth in less than an hour. Teeth whitening is safe, effective & fast, and performed by a dental professional.
Extensive research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a qualified dentist is safe. In fact many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: What is tooth whitening?
Tooth whitening is a process that lightens discoloration of enamel and dentin. You may have seen the whitening process used on television. Discolourations within the tooth will be lightend. Stains are removed and a whiter brighter smile is created.
Q2: How long does Whitening take?
There are different whitening procedures ie. In chair whitening, home whitening and a combination of the two. The complete chairside procedure takes less than an hour. It begins with a preparation period followed as little as by 45 minutes of whitening. (A cleaning is recommended prior to the actual whitening session). For the home whitening procedure we give you the whitening agent which is like a soft jelly, and the procedure usually takes 2 to 3 weeks . Whitening has a cumulative effect which means that the longer one uses the whitening agent the whiter the teeth get.
Q3: How do the whitening system work?
The whitening gel's, release oxygen into the enamel and dentin, bleaching coloured substances while the structure of the tooth is unchanged. The process works through oxidization in that oxygen goes into the teeth and makes them go whiter.
Q4: What will I experience during In-Office Whitening Procedure?
During the procedure, patients may comfortably relax and listen to music. Some people feel nothing. others feel a tingling or bubbling sensation. Occasionally some sensitivity is experienced. Individuals with a strong gag reflex or anxiety may have difficulty undergoing the entire procedure.
Q5: How long do the results last?
By following some simple post whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. To keep your teeth looking their best, we recommend flossing, brushing twice daily. Occasional touch-ups can be carried out with professional formula products designed specifically to keep your teeth their brightest.
Q6: Are there any side effects?
Sensitivity during the treatment can occasionally occur with some patients. On rare occasions, minor tingling sensations are experienced immediately after the procedure, but always dissipate.
Q7: What causes tooth discolouration?
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, colas, tobacco, red wine, etc. During tooth formation, consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.
Q8: Do many people whiten their teeth?
More people than you might imagine. A bright sparkling smile can make a big difference for everyone. Whitening System are now more effective and faster than ever before.
Q9: Who may benefit from tooth whitening?
Almost anyone. However, treatment may not be as effective or some as it is for others. We need to examine your mouth prior to the procedure to determine if you are a suitable candidate.
Q10: Is whitening safe?
Yes. Extensive research and clinical studies indicate
that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In
fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental
procedure available. Tooth whitening is not recommended for children
under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating mothers.