Zoom whitening is the most widely known brand in the world of laser teeth whitening procedures, but as we have mentioned before, “most well known” does not always equate with “best”.
Dr. Currie’s office uses BriteSmile.
No matter how straight and healthy your teeth are, they will still seem unattractive if they are discolored. A teeth whitening procedure in our office can make a dramatic difference in your smile in just a few hours, and the procedure is relatively inexpensive.
Many over-the-counter at-home whitening products (such as Crest Whitestrips) are quite effective at whitening your teeth. In fact, a professional teeth whitening procedure will not get your teeth any whiter than an at home system-but it will get your teeth whiter faster. Many people find this time savings to be the most attractive feature of going with an in-office teeth whitening session.
In-Office Teeth Whitening Procedure
|In the first step of the whitening process, lip retractors are put into place, to give easier access to your teeth, and to keep your lips from coming into prolonged exposure to the whitening gel, which can be irritating to soft tissue.|
|A rubberly protective coating is put into place on your gums, to protect them from the whitening gel. Then the technician carefully and thoroughly coats your teeth with the whitening gel. The whitening gel needs to penetrate the material of your teeth to remove the stains caused.|