Pearly whites are the goal, to get there can be done in more ways than one. So during your first visit you will be informed on ways of teeth whitening and which one is better for you.
In case of in-office whitening, treatment is done in single visit. Surrounding tissue, gums and lips, are isolated and bleacher is applied. It stays on teeth surface for about 15 to 20 minutes (depending on manufacturer’s instructions and whether or not whitening laser is being used), and that can be repeated 2 to 3 times in a row during same visit. Now your teeth are significantly brighter and all in one visit! If you would like to go further more next procedure can be administered in few weeks.
If you chose at-home whitening, during first visit only impressions are taken.
After custom trays are made, you will be given detailed instruction on how manage your at-home whitening. It’s very simple, tray with small amount of bleacher is placed in mouth before going to sleep. Bleacher does its job during night. Usual amount of days needed for this procedure are 7 to 14, depending on your satisfaction.