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Q:How long do results last?

A:For most people, the results are long lasting. Exposure to coffees, teas,
tobacco, red wines and certain other stain producing substances will eventually
darken teeth again over time.

Q:How long will it take until my teeth are whiter?

A:Whitening results often become apparent during the first few treatments,
but typically a noticeable whitening effect becomes evident after about 8-10
treatments. Teeth will continue to whiten with each successive treatment until
desired results are achieved.

Q:What is Carbamide Peroxide?

A:Carbamide Peroxide is the primary active ingredient or bleaching agent in
the professional teeth whitening gel. It is essentially a variation of Hydrogen
Peroxide and combined with the unique adherence properties of the specially
formulated gel, it provides the chemical reaction required to safely whiten
your teeth.Although some teeth sensitivity or minor gum irritation may be
experienced, which normally subsides after completion of treatment.

Q:What occurs during whitening?

A:During the teeth whitening process, the active ingredient in the gel,
Carbamide Peroxide, is broken down and oxygen enters the tooth enamel
bleaching embedded discoloured substances (stains). The structure of the
tooth is not changed; only the tooth enamel becomes a lighter and whiter
shade. Fillings, crowns, bridges and bondings, etc. are not affected.

Q:How does the whitening treatment work?

A: A mouldable"tray" or mouthpiece is submerged into hot water for 5 seconds
until soft and a bite impression is taken. After shaping the trays for upper and
lower teeth, the whitening gel, which contains active ingredient Carbamide
Peroxide, is applied to individual trays and inserted into the mouth and over the
teeth. One tray at a time is left in place for 20-30 minutes.

Extending treatment times for faster whitening may be alright if your teeth are
not over-sensitive. As the gel is activated, a slight tingling or bubbling sensation
may be felt, which is the oxidation process taking place. Treatment should be
done on upper and lower teeth each day until desired whitening is achieved.
Twice a day treatments may also, achieve faster whitening results if teeth and
gum sensitivity is not apparent.

Q:Is teeth whitening really safe?

A:Yes, years of teeth whitening treatments by Dental Offices have proven that
it is safe. If directions for use are followed, home application is also safe. If
problems such as teeth sensitivity or gum irritations are experienced, the
frequency of use should be reduced from every day to every other day. Some
people experience mild to moderate teeth sensitivity however, it normally
subsides quickly following completion of treatment.