Teeth stains are inevitable due to our consumption of a variety of foods and
drinks (soda, spicy food, coffee, etc.). However, advanced teeth whitening
technology has enabled dentists to whiten teeth without adversely affecting the
Almost all whitening methods are similar in concept, but some are much more
effective because of the way the whitening material is delivered to the teeth.
Another contributing factor is the concentration of the material, which is why
less potent over-the-counter whitening systems usually donít give patients the
results they are hoping for.
The two main methods of professional whitening are tray whitening and
in-office whitening. In tray whitening, an impression is taken and a custom tray
is made for the patient. Then, a supply of whitening gel is given to the patient
and he/she wears the tray for a few hours each day (techniques differ) for a
period of time until an acceptable result is achieved. Sensitivity of the teeth
is a normal side-effect of this whitening method and is almost always
On the other hand, in-office whitening is the most efficient means of
whitening. There are a number of different types used, but the process is very similar for these methods; you
can have your teeth whitened in one session and achieve significant results.
Your dentist can give you more detailed information and help you decide which
method is more suitable for you and your teeth.
If you have any questions about teeth whitening and
cosmetic dentistry and you live in or around Austin, give us a call
Zoom! Teeth Whitening
you meet someone, your smile is the first thing they see. We have all seen
people who smile and laugh, yet cover their mouth because they are not happy
with the way their smile looks. A vibrant white smile not only helps make a
positive impression, but it makes you feel better about yourself and your
There are a number of things that cause stained teeth, and it
is difficult if not impossible to avoid them all. Aside from the aging process,
coffee, tea, soda, red wine, smoking, and certain foods are a few of the common
culprits of teeth stains. This is why many people choose to whiten their teeth.
With revolutionary Zoom! Whitening, you can turn back the clock and transform
||What to Expect
|ZOOM! In-Office Whitening
||Average of 8 shades
Safe and comfortable
Performed by a dental professional
|Take Home Trays
No immediate results
|Whitening Strips/Paint-on Gel
||Inconsistent tooth whitening,
No immediate results
||1 month or more
||Results fade if you stop using the toothpaste,
Superficial stains only
How does it work?
Unlike other whitening systems, Zoom! Whitening is a simple and short
procedure performed by your dentist. Not only is it safe and
comfortable, but the results are immediate and long-lasting. One 45-60
minute session of Zoom! Whitening is all it takes to brighten your smile
up to eight shades.
- Your lips and gums are covered so that only your teeth are
- Your dentist applies the Zoom! whitening gel and uses the
specially designed Zoom! light on your teeth. Together, the light
and gel gently break up and remove any stains and discoloration.
- This is repeated 3-4 times in 15 minute increments.
After the procedure, your dentist may provide you with touch-up trays
to maintain your new smile. Then, you are finished and can enjoy a
brighter and whiter smile!
Do you live in or around Austin, TX? Make an appointment today for your
Zoom! Teeth Whitening.
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