Laser teeth whitening treatment is a cosmetic procedure that adds the use of a laser to in office teeth whitening visit. The procedure involves placing a concentrated whitening gel on your teeth and then using a laser light to heat it up. Whitening your teeth in a matter of minutes.
• If you haven’t been to the dentist in six months or more, make sure to schedule your regular checkup before you make an appointment for your in-office whitening. Just like with any other cosmetic dentistry treatment, your teeth and gums need to be healthy before you can receive it.
•You should always clean your teeth thoroughly with a good oral hygiene routine, try to really buckle down on it in the days leading up to your appointment.
• Try to eat at least 30 minutes before your appointment starts.
•Make sure to floss and brush your teeth very well before you leave for our office.
• After you've had your teeth whitened, avoid any foods that could cause your teeth to stain for at least two days after you've had your procedure. This also includes smoking and chewing tobacco products, as these activities can also leave marks and stains on your teeth.
•When you have bleaching done professionally, it can make your teeth even more porous. This makes them easier to stain, and it makes it more important to avoid these foods and activities that can stain your teeth.
• While you should wait 48 hours to resume any activities or foods that could stain your teeth, it's best to wait for an entire week. To maximize your whitening results, you should also limit these foods and activities in the future
•There are many foods that can stain your teeth and should be limited. The most common include tea, coffee, and colored soda, like Diet Coke or Coke. Other products that can stain your teeth include red wine and berries.
•After you've had your teeth whitened, make sure to brush and floss your teeth regularly. You may even want to brush and floss more than normal to ensure that your teeth look their absolute best. Brushing your teeth immediately after eating can also help you brush away stains that could accumulate on your teeth. Start incorporating brushing your teeth after eating staining foods in your daily routine to ensure your teeth stay white for as long as possible.