- What causes tooth discoloration?
- Is whitening safe?
- How long does Zoom! take?
- How long do the results last?
Q: What causes tooth discoloration?
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, soda, tobacco, red wine etc.
Q: Is whitening safe?
Yes. Extensive research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening to be the safest cosmetic dental procedure available.
Q: How long does Zoom! take?
The complete procedure takes less than an hour. The procedure beings with a preparation period following by as little as 45 minutes of bleaching. (A full dental cleaning is recommended prior to your whitening session.)
Q: How long do the results last?
By following some simple post whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. To keep your teeth looking their best we recommend flossing and brushing twice daily, as well as occasional touch ups with bleach trays.