The quickest, easiest way to effectively whiten your teeth is in-office treatment with Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed. Zoom WhiteSpeed is the only in-office system that has variable intensity setting so each treatment can be customized to maximiz e patient comfort. The system also includes desensitizers to help minimize sensitivity and protect your enamel. This dentist-supervised, in-office procedure is safe, effective and clinically proven to whiten up to eight shadesófor a brighter, whiter smile in just one office visit.
With so many different whitening products on the market, itís easy to get confused. So here are the facts you need to know before you commit to this treatment.
Is teeth whitening safe?
Yes. Clinical studies have shown that whitening your teeth with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide under the supervision of a dental professional is safe for teeth and gums.
What are the side effects?
Your dentist is your best resource to ensure that you are a good candidate for whitening and that you are using the right concentration of whitening formula. The most common side effect is tooth and gum sensitivity. Our office can supply you with products to minimize any sensitivity.
Whatís the difference between OTC whitening solutions and Philips Zoom?
Phillips Zoom!, professional teeth whitening treatment is among the strongest peroxide-based whitening treatments available: it features 25 percent hydrogen peroxide content. Most over-the-counter options range from five to ten percent hydrogen peroxide. As a result of the higher peroxide levels, the professional treatments often provide the most dramatic results available in whitening.
How long will my Zoom whitening results last?
Whitening treatments help to reduce existing stains, but through consumption of coffee, soft drinks or just through natural aging, your teeth may eventually become discolored again. Maintenance whitening can help combat recurring discoloration. Our office offers take home bleach for maintenance and touch up.
What causes teeth to discolor?
There are many reasons for tooth discoloration. Some of the most common causes are the consumption highly colored foods and drinks (berries, coffee, tea, red wine). Some medications, aging, smoking and trauma can also cause teeth discoloration.