Take Home Whitening
How is take home teeth whitening done?
An impression is taken to make a specialised trays to hold the whitening gel against the teeth. In a few days your custom whitening trays will be ready for you to pick up from our surgery. Dr Borrett, Wong or Cheng will advise you on how long you should wear each application as well as providing you with specific instruction on how to place the whitening gel into the clear trays. A recent study showed that you can achieve an average improvement of six shades after just three nights of use. Dr Borrett, Wong or Cheng will help you determine how many applications are right for you.
When your teeth reach the desired brightness, only occasional treatment is needed to maintain your new smile.
How long does take-home whitening take?
The take-home gel is designed to be worn between 15-30 minutes per application for a period of one to two weeks.
In most cases, the change is nothing short of brilliant. For confidence in appearance, whitening technology allows us to promise improvements in yellowing, aging or stained teeth. For very severely stained teeth, crowns or porcelain veneers may be more appropriate.