What is Teeth Whitening?
Teeth Whitening is one of the most common cosmetic procedure done in modern days. There are a lot of options with Teeth Whitening. You can select either an In-office Teeth Whitening or Professional Take-home kits or Over the counter Whitening strips or a combination.
The common ingredient used in bleaching is either Hydrogen Peroxide or Carbamide Peroxide. Bleaching is usually done to remove stains and discoloration from the teeth and making them white and bright. The results of teeth whitening are very subjective, varying from person to person.
Zoom Teeth Whitening
Our Frisco Dental office is equipped with and uses Zoom! Teeth Whitening. The whole whitening procedure takes One hour and is an in-office procedure. The advantage of this procedure is the results are fast because of a higher concentration of Hydrogen peroxide.
The procedure involves cleaning the teeth, applying a special protective covering to the gums and then applying the zoom bleaching gel. A special light is then focused only to your teeth with the gel, that helps in breaking down the stains. This procedure is done for 15 minutes and is repeated 3-4 times. Some amount of sensitivity develops with this procedure. People who normally are sensitive may experience an increased level of sensitivity. There may be some level of gum irritation from this procedure.
Advantages of In Office Teeth Whitening
- Customize your Teeth Whitening
- Better Whitening Products
- Faster results
- Professional Supervision
Potential Side Effects Of Over The Counter Teeth Whitening Products
- Teeth Sensitivity
- Gum Irritation
- Undesired results
Before and After Images
Post-operative instructions include staying away from colored food and drinks. If you smoke ,it is highly advised to quit smoking as it causes staining.