teeth whitening is an in-office procedure that
noticeably brightens teeth. This is great for
people whose teeth are stained from years of
drinking tea, coffee, red wine, or ketchup, or
from smoking. Unfortunately, laser teeth whitening
does not usually work on teeth that have permanent
severe tetracycline stains (veneers for an alternative
in this case).
A laser teeth whitening treatment usually takes
an hour to perform. A whitening solution is applied
to the surface of the teeth, and a laser light
is directed at the mouth, activates the accelerator
in whitening gel for working. The laser will activates
the solution, and subsequently brightens the teeth.
Patients walk out with an improved brighter and
whiter smile, and can expect the results to last
for 2-3 years.
Laser Teeth Whitening
1. Is Laser Teeth Whitening Safe?
So far, all studies have concluded laser teeth
whitening to be completely safe and found that
no damage was done to the tooth enamel.
2. How Long Will the effects of laser teeth whitening
You can expect these results to last for 2-3 years.
But up to your habits. If you drinking tea, coffee,
red wine, or ketchup, or from smoking, should to
touch-up with home whitening gel because your teeth
will be faster dark.
3. Does Laser Teeth Whitening Hurt?
Our laser teeth whitening does not heat the tooth.
Those with very sensitive teeth may experience
some minor discomfort, but this should go away
a few hours after the surgery.
4. How much whiter will laser tooth whitening
make my teeth?
You can expect to improve your smile 5 to 10 shades.
These results are far better than over-the-counter
gels and toothpastes, and the procedure only takes
about an hour.
5. Can Laser Teeth Whitening improve the color
of my crowns, caps, or veneers?
Unfortunately, it is impossible to whiten crowns,
caps, and veneers with laser teeth whitening. However,
the procedure may remove stains that may have developed
over the years, your crowns, caps, and veneers will
6. How do teeth become discolored?
7. Am I a candidate for laser teeth whitening?
Many of the reasons for teeth discoloration are
widely known. Smoking or drinking dark beverages
such as wine or coffee over long periods of time
are common culprits. However, there are many factors
in teeth discoloration which you have no control
over. Heredity often plays a role. Some antibiotics,
specifically those in the Tetracyclines class,
have been found to cause tooth discoloration. Surprisingly,
tooth discolaration and spots can even be caused
by excess exposure to flouride, a condition called
Laser Teeth Whitening can be performed on anyone.
Of course, children should wait until they have all
their adult teeth.