Tooth Whitening

After Whitening

Over time, our teeth do gradually become discolored or yellowish due to aging or personal habits such as drinking coffee, tea, alcohol or smoke. In today advancement in technologies, there is a variety of smile whitening methods and technologies. Your smile can easily be whitened in a number of ways.

Benefits of Tooth Whitening
  • Corrects brown, yellow and mottled tooth staining
  • Works on people of all ages

Improves a "dull" smile, restoring brightness and bringing a smile alive 

Types of Tooth Whitening

There are two basic options for smile whitening:

  • In-office tooth whitening: instant whitening results using light-activated gel to brighten teeth. In-office tooth whitening gives immediate whitening results after treatment. At Dental 4 U clinic, we utilize Beyond whitening system technologies for all our in-office tooth whitening treatments.
  • At-home whitening systems
    At Home Whitening customized trays and prescription opalescence whitening gel done at home. At-home tooth whitening systems need to be done as directed by your dentist over a period of time to attain the result warranted.

For patients who have high expectation and need less time spent for whitening are recommended to take both In-office and at Home whitening.
The BEYOND Power Whitening System: A 30-45 minute, not include preparation times. Beyond whitening treatment designed to provide comfort, safety, and convenience to patients while producing maximum whitening results.

Advanced Technology Ensures Safety, Comfort, and Results
  • Most advanced light filtration system of any power whitening system ensures patient safety and comfort
  • Harmful ultraviolet light and heat are filtered out through a coated optical lens and over 12,000 optical fibers
  • Powerful 150 watt halogen bulb emits a high-intensity blue light (480-520 nanometers wavelength) for faster whitening results
  • Operates at a lower temperature than similar products, increasing patient comfort levels and decreasing the risk of developing tooth sensitivity
Expect a Superior Product
  • Chair-side, cold-light, power whitening accelerator lamp
  • Whitens teeth between five to 14 shades, with an average improvement of eight shades, in three consecutive 10 minute sessions
  • Very effective for teeth that have been stained by smoking or by consuming staining substances such as coffee, tea, or red wine
  • Also whitens teeth discolored by certain medicines, such as tetracycline, or speckled by fluoride
Recovery Expectations

Some people who undergo in-office whitening may experience some sensitivity in their teeth. This sensitivity should be gone within 1-2 days. Sensitivity from at home whitening will dissipate after a 1-2 day rest between whitening applications.

Beyond Whitening


Care for Tooth Whitened Teeth

  • Proper oral hygiene care should be carried out to maintain and avoid diminished whitening results
  • Avoid hot, cold or acidic food and beverages
  • Avoid consuming color-staining foods and drinks such as coffee, tea, red wine, coke, etc. as well as smoking for at least one week
  • Pain medication be taken as directed as long as there is no medical contradiction based upon your medical history
  • Use fluoride rinse and toothpaste for sensivity teeth
  • If experiencing some sensitivity in teeth for take-home bleaching
    • Wear the tray for a shorter period of time (for example, two 30-minute sessions vs. two 60-minute sessions)
    • Stop whitening your teeth for two to three days to allow your teeth to adjust to the whitening process  
  • Brush at least twice a day. It is good practice to brush after eating and before bedtime.
  • Floss at least once to twice a day.
  • Rinse with fluoride rinse before bed. Swish the fluoride rinse vigorously in your mouth for at least one minute. Do not swallow any of the rinse and do not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes
  • Be careful about chewing toffees, gum, grainy rolls and tough food in this area
  • See your dentist for regular professional check-ups and cleanings