The tooth whitening process can be done in two ways: in the office or at home. In the office, the dentist isolates the teeth (with a rubber sheet) to protect the gum and apply a whitening gel, being possible to see the difference in the first appointment. The number of sessions is defined by the dentist and varies according to each patient´s needs.
At home, under the guidance of the dentist, the patient receives a whitening kit with a whitening gel and a tray. This process can take from 1 to 3 weeks, depending on the yellowing degree of the teeth. We remind that the perfect tone of whitening is defined together with the professional.
A modern and innovative technique for home whitening is Glo Science. The patient takes home a kit containing a lip balm, a whitening gel, a battery charger and a device that whitens teeth in just 5 days when used 8 minutes a day. This whitening device works when the gel in the kit is placed in the mouth; it is and then activated by the blue light of the device, which heats and gently cleans the area without making teeth sensitive. Glo Science is a quick and convenient treatment, but like all dental treatment it should be assessed and recommended by a dentist for a proper procedure and for safe performance.