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Here at Dental Options we offer patients two different whitening procedures:
Dental Options use Enlighten Teeth Whitening, which has been recognised as one of the most effective teeth whitening systems in the world, and can provide teeth up to 16 shades brighter. Enlighten is a hybrid treatment, which consists of a two-week treatment at home, followed by a one hour dental treatment which achieves predictable and effective results.
At Dental Options, your treatment will start with our dentists creating the moulds used to create your bespoke whitening trays. Once they have been manufactured by Enlighten’s libraries your next visit will show you how to wear them and apply the whitening Gel. After 14 days you will be invited in to the clinic for a one hour in-chair whitening session. Best of all, your results are guaranteed with a one-night top up every other month.
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, colas, tobacco, red wine, etc. During tooth formation, consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.
Almost anyone. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. Your dental professional can determine if you are a viable candidate for this procedure through a thorough oral exam, including a shade assessment.
Yes. Extensive research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening that safest cosmetic dental procedure available. Tooth whitening is not recommended for children under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating women.
The Solus Dental light activated whitening gel’s active ingredient is hydrogen peroxide. As the hydrogen peroxide is broken down, oxygen enters the enamel and dentin, bleaching coloured substances while the structure of the tooth is unchanged. The Solus Dental light aids in activating the hydrogen peroxide and helps it penetrate the surface of the tooth. A study has shown that use of the Solus Dental lamp increases the effectiveness of the Solus Dental gel by 26% or more, giving an average improvement of eight shades.
During the procedure, patients may comfortably watch television of listen to music. Individuals with a strong gag reflex or anxiety may have difficulty undergoing the entire procedure.
Sensitivity during the treatment may occur with some patients. On rare occasions, minor tingling sensations are experienced immediately after the procedure, but always dissapate.