Before & After
Proven comfort and results. Looking for noticeable whitening but worried about possible discomfort? Thanks to adjustable intensity settings for maximum comfort, 99 percent of patients experience little to no sensitivity with Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed.** In a clinical study, Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed provided over 50 percent better whitening results than other in-office treatments,*** both immediately following the procedure, a week later and after 30 days.
What to expect
At your initial consultation, your dental professional will verify that you’re a candidate for whitening, assess your shade and take impressions for your custom fabricated trays. Your in-office procedure will begin with prep and the first of four Zoom WhiteSpeed in-office whitening gel applications. The WhiteSpeed lamp will accelerate whitening so that each of the four sessions last only 15 minutes. Post treatment you will receive your fabricated trays, one DayWhite or NiteWhite take-home whitening gel syringe and a Relief ACP Oral Care gel syringe to relieve any tooth sensitivity.
Zoom WhiteSpeed Teeth Whitening
A pearly-white smile is beautiful to look at and can greatly improve self-confidence. Many people are opting for the Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System (Zoom!®) for fast, safe and effective teeth whitening. Zoom!® combines the newest advances in dental technology with proven chemical formulas. This ensures that the bleaching experience is painless, and the results are satisfying.
There are many reasons why teeth become stained or discolored, including tobacco use, and drinking dark liquids such as red wine, coffee, tea and cola. However, the natural aging process and prescription medication use can also cause yellowing and graying.
There are literally hundreds of whitening treatments available in the marketplace, including take-home strips, bleaching toothpastes and take-home whitening gels. Many take-home gels are ineffective and may not elicit the desired results.
Zoom!® has many advantages over these other treatments, including:
- All teeth treated simultaneously.
- Faster treatment times.
- Longer lasting results.
- Reduced sensitivity.
- Removal of stains on crowns, veneers and other restorations.
- Safe procedure and treatment.
- Treatments are performed by an experienced professional.
It is important to seek advice from the dentist prior to beginning a bleaching regime. Women who are pregnant or lactating should not seek bleaching treatment.
How does Zoom!® whiten the teeth?
Zoom!® is a bleaching process that lightens the dentin and enamel of the teeth. Zoom!® contains a hydrogen peroxide component (25%), which is the active ingredient in the gel. When hydrogen peroxide is applied to the teeth, the peroxide component breaks down into tiny oxygen bubbles. It is these bubbles that eliminate yellowing and staining.
THEN A mercury metal halide light is used to activate the gel and expedite the whitening process. This specialized light contains a unique infrared filter that works to reduce the amount of heat (and therefore sensitivity) on the surface of the teeth during the procedure. The internal structure of the teeth remains completely healthy and intact during and after the treatment.
As with any whitening system, the post-treatment results can vary according to the degree of staining and the condition of the teeth. A consultation with the dentist prior to treatment will provide information as to what kind of results Zoom!® can provide in specific instances. Zoom!® is only applied to healthy teeth and gums. If tooth decay or gum disease is an issue, these need to be controlled before the bleaching treatment is performed.