Teeth whitening is a great, simple and effective way to brighten up your smile. It does not remove any natural tooth material.
Whitening only works on natural teeth and won’t change the colour of existing crowns, fillings, implants, veneers, bridges or denture teeth. These may need to be replaced to match the new colour of the natural teeth.
We offer two types of teeth whitening services:
A tooth whitening gel (prescribed by the dentist) is placed by yourself, in a tray that is custom made to fit over the teeth like a very thin gum shield. The tray containing the gel is worn for a period of 1-2 hours a day for 14-28 days (depending on how white you want your teeth). This involves 2-3 visits:
Chair side tooth whitening involves the dentist applying whitening gel directly to your teeth, which is then activated by a special light. It is usually carried out in one or two visits usually lasting 60-90mins each appointment. We recommend supplementing this with the home kit to give the best results.
Some patients may experience sensitivity from hot and cold drinks after treatment. If you are considering Teeth Whitening, please ask your dentist for further information about risks, benefits and suitability.