Teeth whitening treatment is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures in the UK. It’s a quick, simple and minimally-invasive treatment that can boost the appearance of your smile – and with it your confidence.
Another advantage of teeth whitening treatment is that it can be carried out in the comfort of your own home, under the supervision of your dentist, as well as here in the practice. Treatment times are very short, meaning it’s the perfect way to add some extra sparkle to your smile before a special occasion, or just to treat yourself.
At Soar Valley Dental Practice we use the popular Enlighten teeth whitening system, which has been tried and tested, is safe and produces excellent results. It is vital that if you are considering tooth whitening you only do so under a dentist’s supervision. There are many products available online and from beauty salons that claim to whiten your teeth, but these are a waste of money and could actually do more harm than good. Products such as Enlighten are used by dental professionals across the world, with many happy patients.
As with all cosmetic dental procedures, teeth whitening should only be carried out on a healthy mouth. We will see you for a consultation to check your teeth and gums are in good health before starting treatment – if any problems are found we will correct these first.
Home teeth whitening
Home teeth whitening involves the use of custom-made teeth whitening trays and whitening gel. We will take impressions of your mouth so that the trays can be made to fit precisely. When the trays have been made up we will see you for a second appointment, where your dentist will explain how to use the trays and will check that they are comfortable. You place a little whitening gel in the trays and wear them overnight for a prescribed period – typically just two weeks.
In-practice teeth whitening
You can also have your teeth whitened here at the practice. Your dentist will shield your gums and will apply whitening gel to your teeth. This is then activated by a special light to remove even deep staining. All you need to do is sit back and relax while the gel gets to work. This treatment will still require you to wear custom made teeth whitening trays at home for at least 5 days.Back to Treatments