Teeth Whitening Amer Saeed 2017-09-05T09:51:47+00:00
Teeth whitening is a highly effective way of achieving a “Hollywood” smile. All too often despite a regular cleaning regime people find that their teeth become stained and discoloured due to the nature of their lifestyle. Teeth can become discoloured and stained by the food and drink we consume.
Teeth Whitening in London
We are able to effectively and safely offer teeth whitening treatments to return the natural opalescence of your teeth without removing any of the tooth structure. This is done by applying teeth whitening gels to the teeth whilst protecting the gum area.
Garden Square dental offer teeth whitening in London using the Zoom In-Surgery Whitening system which is the leading patient requested system around the world. Philips Zoom is proven to whiten teeth up to eight shades. While other tooth whitening products can harm teeth and gums, The Zoom system actually gives you greater luster and protects enamel.
For use at home we offer custom made mouthguards and Philips Zoom home teeth whitening kits, which are to be used nightly for 2-3 weeks.
Teeth whitening FAQs
We offer both the Zoom home teeth whitening system and the in house Zoom laser teeth whitening treatment. For the best results we recommend our combination teeth whitening system which involves both the in surgery and home teeth whitening procedures.
Teeth whitening is not permanent. The whitening effect may last up to 18 months before another whitening treatment or top up is needed. If you expose your teeth to foods and beverages that cause staining you may see the whiteness start to fade faster.
Studies of teeth whitening products using 10% carbamide peroxide showed little to no effect on the hardness or mineral content of a tooth’s enamel surface.
Over 10 years clinical use of teeth whitening products containing 10% carbamide peroxide, have not shown any damage to existing fillings. However it is important to bear in mind that existing restorations such as tooth-coloured fillings, crowns, bonding, veneers, and bridges do not lighten. This means that any pre-existing dental work may need to be replaced in order to match the new tooth shade achieved in the natural teeth, should a bleaching process be carried out.
There’s no evidence to date that the teeth whitening process has a harmful effect on the health of a tooth’s nerve. One study reported that at both a 4 and 7 year follow up, no individual who used a teeth whitening system needed a root canal procedure on any teeth that had been whitened.