Food and drink, smoking, as well as thinning of the enamel due to acids or ageing can all further darken teeth. Most people can restore a brighter smile with expert bleaching of the teeth.
A full examination before beginning is very important to detect any possible problems due to tooth wear, gum issues or areas of potential sensitivity. Sensitivity can be avoided with smart use of Tooth mousse or other products we can advise you on.
There are many available products on the market that you can by online or over the counter however extensive research indicates that these products are not only virtually useless but they can even be damaging (being very alkaline, acid or abrasive at worst).
It has the potential to bleach up to nine shades and can be done in around 1-2 hours. This technique is good for people wanting an “instant” or maximal result before an important event like your wedding.
When having Zoom, we supply the take-home trays to allow “top up” and maintenance.
We offer a couple of different products depending on shade and sensitivity level (this will be determined when you come in for the consultation/impressions appointment).
Depending on the type of bleach you are recommended, the trays are worn for as little as 15 minutes a day, or as much as overnight. The whitening happens gradually over around 2 weeks.