Tooth Whitening – Light Activated and Laser Bleaching
This bleaching takes about one hour to complete in a single session. The dentist protects your lips & gums with rubber seals or gel, then applies bleaching agent to tooth surfaces. A high then applies bleaching agent to tooth surfaces. A high intensity light or a laser is shown into your mouth.
The dentist takes a mould of your teeth to make plastic trays that are custom fit, then gives you bleaching gel tubes/syringes and instructions. Your may wear the gel-filled trays at home for about an hour each night over 2 weeks.
Sensitivity is the main side effect of tooth whitening.