Tell me all about Teeth Whitening!

 A beautiful smile can brighten your life socially and professionally. Everyone suffers from various degrees of teeth discolouration due to both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. No matter how often you brush your teeth, floss or visit the dentist, these factors can take their toll on the natural glow of your teeth. 

Fortunately, professional teeth whitening is an effective way to lighten and brighten your smile, without effecting the hardness of your enamel or gingival index.

Here at Aesthetic Allure, we use a high intensity blue laser light which activates the whitening solution on your teeth. This whitening gel releases the bond of free radicals which cause discolouration to your teeth. The light oxidizes the pigmentation of the teeth through the dentin tubles restoring them to a beautiful pearly white.

While everyone will notice an improvement immediately after the treatment, subsequent treatment sessions may be advised for clients with stained teeth from tetracyclines or heavily speckled with fluoride. This will be discussed on the day of your teeth whitening appointment.

Above photos show before and immediately after Cosmetic Teeth Whitening. Any white discoloration of the gums will subside after a couple of hours. 

What to expect..

Your clinician will firstly explain how our cosmetic teeth whitening works and assess your teeth. You will be given a vita colour chart which you can match up with your current teeth colour. This number will be noted down for comparison after your treatment. Your appointment will be booked for 90 minutes to allow for your consult and applications of gel between your 20 minute spaces.

Vaseline will be applied to your lips to ensure they don’t dry too much whilst you are having your teeth whitened. From here, a guard will be inserted into your mouth to push and lift your lips away from your mouth to better expose your teeth.  Sometimes little cotton pillows may be inserted to the side of your gums for further comfort from the mouth guard. Your teeth will then be dried and the whitening gel will be applied to the surface of the tooth. Then, its time to chill out and relax (with your amazing protective eyeware on) for 3x 20 minute allotments underneath the laser light. After each 20 minute interval, further gel will be applied. Please let your Clinican know if there are any parts of your gum becoming sensitive to the whitening so that we can rectify this for you. 

When the 60 minute treatment is completed, any excess gel will be removed from your teeth. You will have the opportunity to rinse your mouth out throughly. Then it is time to check out your new smile and compare your new, whitened teeth to the colour they were previously! Some clients gums may whiten during the treatment – this is perfectly okay and WILL go away within a couple of hours. After-care advice will be given to you to follow via email after your appointment. If your teeth were stained from tetracycline or fluoride, you are able to have a subsequent appointment in two weeks time. 

For any further questions, check out our FAQ’s about Cosmetic Teeth Whitening here. 

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