Posts for: June, 2012
Almoney and Brown Dental is now offering ZOOM WHITENING!
More and more people are asking us to improve the appearance of their teeth, and one of the most conservative and maintainable ways to do this is through teeth whitening. Teeth whitening is a process that removes stain from both the outside and inside of the teeth, leaving a brighter, whiter smile. There are many products and methods available to bleach teeth including over-the-counter toothpastes and bleach strips, custom made bleaching trays, and in-office deep bleaching.
In order for the whitening process to work, the teeth need to be exposed to a bleaching material (typically some form of hydrogen peroxide) for a long enough period of time. Because most over-the-counter products do not contain strong bleach material and the contact time is limited, most patients find these products to give limited results.
Custom Tray Whitening involves making a custom retainer which holds a whitening gel next to the teeth. These trays can be worn either during the day or while the patient sleeps and are an effective way to whiten the teeth. Some patients prefer trays since they can bleach at home but this method can take a couple of weeks to whiten the teeth. Many patients want a quicker bleaching option that will get their teeth the whitest in the shortest amount of time. This is where in-office deep bleaching is helpful.
Zoom Whitening is a process where we can whiten a patient’s teeth in about 90 minutes. The benefit of Zoom is that it can get teeth up to 8 shades whiter in a very short time. In addition to the in-office bleaching, our Zoom patients also receive custom bleach trays so they can maintain the appearance of their teeth at home. To find out more about Zoom Whitening, visit our website at AlmoneyBrownDental.com and click on the Zoom icon.
The Almoney and Brown Dental Team