ZOOM TEETH WHITENING LOS ANGELES
Dr. Dean has the system you need to whiten your teeth whether you want immediate results or would rather follow a routine while you sleep for a few nights. By using the proprietary technology available with Zoom! In-Office Whitening System, you have the ability to have whiten your teeth in a little over an hour by an average of eight shades all while relaxing at the dentist office. Those who use this system are looking for immediate results. The Zoom! Take-Home Whitening System patent-pending gel can help your teeth turn whiter in only three nights by an average of six shades. With additional applications, you can go even lighter. If you begin on Friday, you could have an entirely new smile by Monday.
WHAT IS ZOOM! TOOTH WHITENING?
Zoom! has the ability to lighten discoloration of enamel and dentin through a bleaching process.
WHAT CAN CAUSE TOOTH DISCOLORATION?
Tooth discoloration commonly occurs due to consuming certain staining substances, including tea, coffee, or tobacco, and aging. If you consumer tetracycline, excessive fluoride, or certain antibiotics, tooth discoloration may also occur.
WHO MAY BENEFIT FROM TOOTH WHITENING?
Tooth whitening can essentially benefit everyone. However, the effectiveness of the treatment is dependent on the person. Dr. Dean has the skillset to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure, including a shade assessment by completing an oral exam.
IS TOOTH WHITENING BECOMING MORE POPULAR?
Absolutely! A shining, beautiful smile can make all of the difference. The Zoom! Whitening System makes is an efficient way to see dramatic results.
IS TOOTH WHITENING SAFE?
Yes, clinical studies and research and have concluded that under the supervision of a dentist, teeth whitening is safe. In fact, one of the safest cosmetic dental procedures available is teeth whitening. Pregnant or lactating women and children under the age of 13 are not recommended to use Zoom!
DO THE RESULTS LAST A LONG TIME?
If you follow the correct post whitening care instructions, your teeth will remain visibly lighter than before. Flossing and brushing twice a day with Zoom! Whitening Toothpaste is highly recommended, along with touch-ups with Zoom! take-home gel. These products are professionally formulated so that your teeth remain their brightest. They are available through our office.
IS THERE ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OVER-THE-COUNTER TOOTH WHITENERS AND ZOOM!
Definitely! Setting up a consultation with Dr. Dean is the first step to safely whitening your teeth. Brush-on gels and over-the-counter tooth whitening strips are incomparable to Zoom! due to the amount of time they take to show results and how little difference they show. This process can whiten your teeth in only one hour by eight shades* or six shades* in just one weekend.
HOW DOES THE ZOOM! IN-OFFICE SYSTEM WORK?
Hydrogen Peroxide is the active ingredient in Zoom! which works as a light-activated gel. Oxygen can enter the enamel and dentin once hydrogen peroxide is broken down. This bleaches any colored substance while keeping the tooth structure remains unchanged. The Hydrogen Peroxide is activated by the Zoom! light and then the surface of the tooth is penetrated.
IS THE ZOOM! IN-OFFICE PROCEDURE PAINFUL?
No. During the procedure, patients have the option to watch television or listen to music; however, many fall asleep.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
Some have claimed to experience increased tooth sensitivity to cold during treatment temporarily. However, these symptoms should only last 1-3 days after the treatment is completed.
HOW LONG IS THE PROCEDURE?
The entire procedure can be completed in just over one hour. It begins with preparation followed by bleaching for one hour. At the end of the procedure, a fluoride treatment is done that takes about five minutes (a cleaning prior to the actual Zoom! Whitening session is highly recommended).
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS WITH ZOOM! TAKE-HOME WHITENING?
The Zoom! take-home gel should be worn around four to eight hours per application. Dr. Dean will guide you on the length of time wear each application. According to a study done recently, after just three nights of use, you can see your teeth appear six shades* lighter. Dr. Dean will help you determine the number of applications that are right for you.
What is the difference between THE ZOOM! TAKE-HOME SYSTEM and THE ZOOM! IN-OFFICE SYSTEM?
Zoom! Take-Home System will be used in the comfort your home over a few nights whereas the Zoom! In-Office System takes place entirely in the office.