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Our advanced and personalised approach to teeth whitening promises not just a cosmetic enhancement, but a newfound radiance that reflects your inner confidence. Step into a realm of professional care and discover how our expert team can help you achieve a brighter, more dazzling smile.
Why might you need it
There are several reasons why a person may choose to undergo tooth whitening. Some common reasons include:
Discoloured or stained teeth: Teeth can become discoloured or stained over time due to factors such as aging, smoking, certain medications, and consumption of dark-coloured foods and drinks like coffee, tea, and red wine. Tooth whitening can help remove these stains and restore the natural colour of your teeth.
Special occasions: People may also choose to whiten their teeth for special occasions, such as weddings, job interviews, or reunions, to enhance their appearance and boost their confidence.
Aesthetic reasons: Many people simply want to improve the appearance of their teeth and enhance their smile. Tooth whitening can be a safe and effective way to achieve this.
It is important to note that not everyone is a good candidate for tooth whitening. For example, if you have certain dental problems, such as gum disease or cavities, our dentist may recommend that you address those issues before undergoing a whitening treatment. Additionally, tooth whitening may not be effective for certain types of stains, such as those caused by certain medications or excessive fluoride exposure. It’s always best to consult with a dental professional to determine whether tooth whitening is right for you.
Perfect for your special occasion
Make your special occasion unforgettable by looking and feeling your absolute best with teeth whitening.
Boost Confidence: A dazzling smile can skyrocket your confidence, helping you feel and look your best.
Brighten Your Smile: Years of staining from coffee, tea, or tobacco can be erased, revealing a brighter smile.
Look Youthful: Whiter teeth can take years off your appearance, giving you a youthful glow.
Memorable Photos: Capture picture-perfect moments with a radiant smile that will be cherished forever.
Enjoy long-lasting results, which can persist for anywhere between six months to two years, adding to the overall excellence of the outcome!
The science behind teeth whitening
Only Hydrogen Peroxide has the safe ability to lighten your teeth. When properly formulated and used at the correct concentration, it’s both effective and safe. Hydrogen Peroxide breaks down rapidly (within about 1 hour) into inactive by-products, rendering it ineffective.
At Excellence In Dentistry, we utilise Hydrogen Peroxide in our in-chair bleaching process, consistently replacing it to maintain effectiveness.
For take-home kits, dental companies incorporate Carbamide Peroxide, which produces active Hydrogen Peroxide for 6-8 hours.
The British Dental Bleaching Society recommends using 10% Carbamide Peroxide, providing a sustained release of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide, considered the most effective concentration.
Who will do it
Our dental professional, such as a dentist or a dental hygienist, can perform tooth whitening procedures for you. Before any procedure, they will examine your teeth and determine whether you are a good candidate for tooth whitening. They will also discuss the different treatment options with you and recommend the most suitable one based on your needs and preferences. In some cases, they may also provide guidance on how to maintain your whitened teeth after the procedure.
Before the whitening treatment, our dentist will examine your teeth and gums to determine whether you are a good candidate for the procedure. They will also check for any dental issues that may need to be addressed first.
The whitening gel needs to make contact with your teeth. Even if it’s just a small area, like a corner of a sugar cube in red wine, it’ll spread throughout the whole tooth. Think of it as a delightful soaking process. The longer your teeth hang out with the whitening gel, the faster they’ll lighten up.
At Excellence In Dentistry, we’ve got a tag team of instant in-office whitening and home kits to make your pearly whites shine. Here’s the scoop on both:
In-Office Whitening/Power Bleaching: This is like the speedy superhero of whitening. We use advanced LED/laser tech to zap those stains away. Perfect if you’ve got a big event around the corner or some stubborn stains. It’s a 2-hour session that gives your teeth a boost. And guess what? We’ll hand you a kit to use at home so your shade stays steady.
Take-Home Whitening: Our dental wizards craft custom trays that fit your mouth like a glove. We’ll give you the lowdown on safely using the gel at home, with any special tips for your case.
A bleached tooth’s always going to outshine an unbleached one. But if your diet’s a fan of staining agents, a touch-up in 6 months to a year might be your thing. We’ll guide you on keeping your trays in tip-top shape for whenever you want to give them another whirl.
Aftercare is an important aspect of tooth whitening, as it can help maintain the results of the treatment and keep your teeth healthy. Here are some tips for aftercare following a tooth whitening procedure:
Avoid food and drinks that can stain your teeth: For the first few days after the procedure, it’s best to avoid dark-coloured foods and drinks like coffee, tea, and red wine, as well as acidic foods and drinks like citrus fruits and juices.
Practice good oral hygiene: Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, floss daily, and rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Use sensitivity toothpaste: If you experience tooth sensitivity after the whitening treatment, our dentist may recommend using a toothpaste specially formulated for sensitive teeth.
Schedule regular dental check-ups: Regular dental check-ups can help detect any dental issues early on and prevent them from becoming more serious.
Consider touch-up treatments: Depending on the method used, the results of tooth whitening may fade over time. The dentist may recommend touch-up treatments to maintain the brightness of your smile.
It’s important to follow any specific aftercare instructions provided by our dentist, as they may vary depending on the method used and your individual needs. By following these aftercare tips, you can help maintain the results of your tooth whitening procedure and keep your smile looking bright and healthy.
The longevity of teeth whitening results varies depending on individual factors such as lifestyle habits and oral hygiene practices. On average, the effects of teeth whitening can last anywhere from several months to a couple of years.
Teeth whitening is most effective at removing surface stains caused by food, drinks, and tobacco use. However, certain intrinsic stains (stains that occur from within the tooth) may not respond as well to teeth whitening treatments.
Teeth sensitivity is a common side effect of teeth whitening, but it is usually temporary. Our dental professionals take precautions to minimise sensitivity, and we offer desensitising treatments to help manage any discomfort during the whitening process.
Teeth whitening is generally safe for most individuals. However, it may not be recommended for pregnant or lactating women, children, individuals with certain dental conditions, or those with allergies to the whitening agents. Our dental professionals will assess your oral health and advise you on the suitability of teeth whitening.
Yes, there are alternative cosmetic dental treatments available, such as dental veneers or dental bonding, which can address teeth discolouration. Our dental professionals will evaluate your needs and provide recommendations based on your specific situation.
To maintain the results of your tooth whitening treatment, it is essential to practice good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups. Avoiding or limiting staining substances like coffee, tea, and tobacco can also help preserve your newly whitened smile.
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Why choose Excellence In Dentistry for teeth whitening
Excellence In Dentistry in Surrey (Bookham and Leatherhead area) is the ideal choice for teeth whitening. Our team of dental professionals is highly skilled and experienced in providing teeth whitening treatments, ensuring that you receive top-notch care. We utilise advanced and safe teeth whitening techniques, coupled with professional-grade products, to deliver remarkable results without compromising on safety. Besides, our clinic has a proven track record of satisfied patients who have achieved brighter and more confident smiles through our teeth whitening procedures. When you choose Excellence In Dentistry for teeth whitening, you can trust in our commitment to delivering exceptional outcomes and ensuring your overall dental health and satisfaction.
Have been coming to this practice for years, despite it being a good long drive. Initially I had concerns when Andre handed the reigns over, but these concerns proved unfounded as the team continued to be just as kind, caring and attentive as always. Any dental work is always carried out thoroughly and diligently and I always leave feeling like nothing has been missed or rushed. In addition, the practice uses ‘the wand’ for anaesthesia, a barely noticeable and ultra fine needle that administers slowly and without much discomfort. As someone who has a fear of needles this has helped hugely. I often struggle with tooth sensitivity so the hygienist visit is always something I dread, but Agota’s reassuring and patient attitude makes things go much more smoothly. Honestly can’t recommend them highly enough.
I went to see Priya for facial aesthetics and am absolutely thrilled with the results. Her knowledge was fantastic and the results are so natural. Priya is so warm and welcoming I will definitely be going back to her and I am so pleased I have found someone I trust to treat my face. I cannot recommend her enough, I have been absolutely blown away with the results. Thank you Priya for all your advice and care.
Highly recommend. I’ve been coming here for over 20 years. It’s not local to me but I travel here because it’s worth it. The care here is truly excellent. I was worried when Andre retired but Keelin is every bit as good and so I will continue to come here.
I had an initial check up, hygiene appointment and fillings. All well organised and helpful when booking and wonderful service. Always answered the Phone and easy to book appointment. Dentist and colleagues were understanding and professional. All treatments went well and no issues.
I have never liked going to the dentist due to my dentist when I was 18!!!But their practice is just lovely. The staff are so warming and welcoming, making you feel at ease and giving you all the information regarding the treatment.Really gentle too and have such a positive progressive approach to how they are going to help you. Thank you guys so much for making me feel at ease.
Great dental practice. Brilliant with all the family and expert advice. They are really good at making anxious patients feel calm and explain any treatments fully with you. State of the art equipment, TV screens and music to make you feel relaxed. Both my kids also having orthodontic treatment here. Highly recommend....