Zoom Whitening – Get Shining Clean Teeth
Zoom whitening of teeth is very popular for getting sparkling white teeth quickly and definitely. It is a bleaching procedure and lightens discoloration of dentin and enamel. Discoloration of teeth may be caused due to consuming tea, coffee, red wine and cola. It is also caused due to smoking and aging. The procedure makes use of the Zoom Advanced Power Chair-side Lamp to stimulate the 25% hydrogen peroxide whitening. When the hydrogen peroxide breaks down, oxygen reaches the dentin and enamel and bleaches the stained objects, without disturbing the tooth structure. Visit Flat Irons Dentist who provide all high quality dental care services including zoom whitening, Invisalign, preventive services, same day crowns and emergency care for the entire family.
Your dentist will decide whether Zoom teeth whitening is right or not for you. But before that s/he will do detailed examination of your gums and teeth to make sure about proper health. Also they will talk to you regarding your lifestyle and oral hygiene to decide if you will be benefitted from Zoom whitening. Zoom whitening is also recommended if the patient wants to undergo other cosmetic procedures like composite bonding or veneers for better matching results.
Zoom procedure takes only less than an hour. However it is recommended to do a regular cleaning before Zoom. The procedure starts with a short groundwork of covering gums and lips, leaving only the teeth exposed. Then the Zoom whitening gel is applied to the teeth which works along with the Zoom chair-side light to better enter the teeth and break up discoloration and stains. The gel is placed on teeth for 15 minutes along with light activation during which you can relax, listen to music or watch TV.
Three such 15-minute sessions are conducted thus taking up total 45 minutes. Right then a sensitivity-lessening fluoride gel or paste is applied to the teeth.
A Zoom homecare touch-up kit will be given to you, which includes customized whitening trays. You have to follow your dentist’s instructions regarding how and when to use this kit.
Your dentist may advise to avoid some beverages and foods in order to maintain the effects of the procedure for long time. These are cola, red wine, coffee, tea etc. Tobacco products too are infamous for staining teeth, so your dentist will advise you to quit the habit. You will have to keep proper oral hygiene to prevent stain restoration. Regular visits to dentist and hygienist are necessary to maintain the whiteness of teeth. Your dentist also may prescribe you toothpastes consisting whitening agents to maintain the results of the procedure.