Customized whitening treatment you can do in the comfort of your own home.
Our office also has a take-home whitening gel system that offers professional results in a customized whitening treatment you can do in the comfort of your own home. The take-home whitening gel is delivered via custom-made trays. Impressions of the upper and lower arch are taken and from the model of your teeth we make custom fitting flexible clear trays. The whitening gel is available in 10%, 15% and 30% concentration levels and are only through a licensed dental professional. This system can be an alternative treatment to Zoom whitening.
After receiving your trays, the gel is placed approximately halfway up the facial side of the tray from canine to canine. This should use about 1/2 to 1/3 of a syringe per tray. The next step is to insert the tray in your mouth and lightly tap it to adapt the sides to your teeth. Once they are fully seated any excess gel that comes out must be wiped off the gums. Wear time depends on which concentration of the whitening gel you are using, but it is usually between 1-3 hours. After wearing the trays for the recommended time, you must remove trays and use soft toothbrush to clean any excess gel off your teeth. Rinse your mouth twice being sure not to swallow rinsed gel. The last step is to clean trays with soft brush and cool tap water. Store tray in the case that came with your kit. If you experience any significant sensitivity, stop your treatment and call our office to discuss it.