Teeth Whitening Questions, Answers & Contra-Indicators
Q: Why is your product the best value in Cairns?
A: Advanced Body Solutions will provide you with professional tooth whitening without the huge price tag .
Q: How can you do it at such a low price?
A: We do not have to charge the client for a nurse or dentist to be present during treatment therefore the cost is much more affordable.
Q: How long does tooth whitening last?
A: Studies confirm that once whitened, your teeth will stay that colour permanently. If staining substances such as caffeine or tobacco products caused your discoloration, re-whitening may be necessary every few years. This is easily achieved by "touching- up" at Advanced Body Solutions.
Q: Is tooth whitening process safe?
A: We adhere to the highest Australian Standards using only 18% Carbomide Peroxide. Some people experience temporary tooth sensitivity during whitening which is always relieved upon the discontinuation or completion of treatment.
Q: Is there any contraindications to tooth whitening?
A: Generally you should have healthy gums and teeth. If your gums are bleeding or there are some cavities in your teeth it is advisable to treat these conditions first. Tooth whitening is not recommended for under 18 and if you are pregnant or breastfeeding Also, if you have crowns, bridgework, dentures or extensive restorative dentistry, where the restorations are tooth-colored such as porcelains or composites. Whitening will lighten the natural tooth, but if replacing existing restorations to match the bleached teeth is a financial burden for you, this can be a contraindication to bleaching.
Q: How soon will I see results?
A:In the majority of cases almost immediately. The gel substance works very quickly, but your progress will depend on the nature and depth of your stains.
Q: Will I need to see a Dentist?
A: Our tooth whitening process is designed to eliminate the need for a dentist in the whitening process, however you should see one regularly for check-ups, and visit the hygienist to maintain healthy teeth and gums. We would recommend you to ask your dentist if you are not sure whether your teeth are suitable for whitening.
Q: Can I use the kits if I have crowns or false teeth?
A:Yes you can use tooth whitening system without any effect on your porcelain/plastic caps/crowns/bridges, but it will only work on natural teeth and does not whiten any dental work.
Q: Are there any side effects?
A:Some people experience temporary tooth sensitivity during whitening which is always relieved upon the discontinuation or completion of treatment. There are no other significant side effects.
Q: What is a bleaching tray and how does it work?
A:It is an inconspicuous appliance that is designed to hold the whitening gel in place and fits comfortably over the teeth. Our trays optimize the tooth whitening process by keeping the gel in contact with the teeth while our activation light does its magic.
Q: What occurs during tooth whitening?
A:During the tooth whitening process, the active ingredient in the bleaching gel, Carbamide Peroxide, is broken down and oxygen enters the tooth enamel bleaching embedded discolored substances (stains). The structure of the tooth is not changed; only the tooth enamel becomes a lighter and whiter shade. Fillings, crowns, bridges and bondings, etc. are not affected. Our LED whitening activation light speeds up the process.
Q: What is Carbamide Peroxide?
A:Carbamide Peroxide is the primary active ingredient or bleaching agent in the professional tooth whitening gel. It is essentially a variation of Hydrogen Peroxide and combined with the unique adherence properties of the specially formulated gel, it provides the chemical reaction required to safely whiten your teeth. We use 18% Bleach gel, . It meets all requirements of a tooth-friendly treatment. The gel has a pleasant mint flavour. The Clinical Pharmacology Classification of Carbamide Peroxide states that there are "No significant interactions", although some tooth sensitivity or minor gum irritation may be experienced, which normally subsides after completion of whitening.
Q: Can I whiten my teeth while I'm pregnant?
A:There has not been sufficient testing done on the effects of tooth whitening while pregnant. Therefore, we recommend that you not use any bleaching system.Tooth whitening is also not recommended for anyone under 18.
Q: What about gum recession?
A:Some persons have gum recession on one or more teeth. Usually the root surface which becomes visible as gums recedes has an appearance which is somewhat darker than the rest of the tooth. This is because root surfaces are not covered by enamel but are instead composed of another naturally darker material called "dentin". The Professional Tooth Whitening method won't effectively lighten dentin. This means that the colour of the root portion of the tooth (which shows where the gum recession has occurred) will not change noticeably as a result of your bleaching efforts.
Q: Do you sell Gift Vouchers
A:Yes, and we ship anywhere in Australia.The shipping costs may vary from town to town. Please email us or phone us first for shipping, national and international gift vouchers orders.
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