This whitening procedure takes place in our office in one 2-hour appointment. Philips Zoom Blue LED light-accelerated technology and gel whitens rapidly while Amorphous Calcium Phosphate (ACP) helps deliver enamel protection, improve luster and reduce sensitivity. As part of the appointment, you will be given some whitening gel to take home for touch-ups and fitted for custom whitening trays to use at home. These take-home trays and the gel is included at no additional charge. In general, patients see results of up to eight shades whiter.
Custom Whitening Trays (At Home Use)
Another option is to be fitted for custom whitening trays that you can use at home. The trays are reusable. You will only spend about 30-40 minutes in our office for the fitting, then whiten at home. This option offers convenient wear times as short as 15 minutes per day, or as long as overnight. The gel formula contains potassium nitrate and fluoride for added benefit, and decreased sensitivity. Each syringe generally lasts around 2-3 applications.
Disposable Trays (At Home Use)
No impressions are required; it is ready to use right out of the box. The whitening is 15% hydrogen peroxide that is worn for 15-20 minutes a day. The whitening formula contains potassium nitrate and fluoride for added benefit and to decrease sensitivity.