It is a dream for every man and woman and at any age to flaunt a shiny smile and impress others. Not only can the right smile attract people, but can help to contribute to higher levels of confidence when dealing with others. Unfortunately, not many people can claim to have a pearly white smile, but with technology many can.

Teeth whitening used to be risky, time-consuming and expensive, but with recent advances has become an easy and cost-effective procedure. Much of this credit can be attributed to the rise of laser teeth whitening as an alternative process. Knowing the pros and cons of laser teeth whitening is crucial, so ensure that you’re fully informed before you speak to your dentist by reading our latest blog.

But how does laser teeth whitening procedure work?  

A laser teeth whitening appointment begins with a thorough cleaning of the teeth followed by the application of a hydrogen peroxide-based gel. This gel is provide in various concentrations between 25 and 40 per cent hydrogen peroxide, and the level will be adjusted to ensure that the procedure both achieves the results the patient is looking for while also minimising discomfort to sensitive areas of the teeth and gums. After this, the dentist uses a specially-designed LED emitter to activate the photo receptors, ensuring better penetration of the gel into the gums.

A laser teeth bleaching takes hours and the cost also varies depending on the treatment process. The cost also depends on the number of treatment required for the desired outcome and another system available in the dental office. The type of laser that will be used in the process absolutely depends on the judgment of the dentist or the cosmetic surgeon, and different clinics use different designs to achieve varying results. Ensure you work with a clinic that only uses the state-of-the-art in laser teeth whitening technology.

What’s involved in aftercare?

After the procedure is over, the dentist will provide necessary gel to strengthen the teeth and also leaves an attractive shimmer. The effectiveness of the treatment will depend on the patient ability in taking care of the teeth and maintaining the guidelines showed by the dentist.  The treatment is a great way to lighten teeth, the outcome of which is a beautiful smile at a minimum investment.

If you’re interested in learning more about laser teeth whitening, start a conversation with the team at Instant Cosmetic & Dental Surgery today.