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Professional In-surgery Whitening Treatment Systems Reviewed

Zoom One-Hour Whitening System
The procedure is simple, but requires a trained clinician to administer. It begins with a short preparation to cover your lips and gums, leaving only your teeth exposed. The Zoom clinician then applies the proprietary Zoom whitening gel. The Zoom light is then pointed at the teeth and gel. The light and gel work together to gently penetrate your teeth, breaking up the stains and discolouration. The gel is applied for 3 15 minute sessions for a total treatment time of about 45 minutes. Zoom is clinically proven to whiten teeth up to 8 shades in about an hour.

Dash Teeth Whitening system
Dash is a relatively new one-hour whitening treatment that does not require a laser or lamp to activate the whitening gel. Dash whitening is only available in a dentist’s surgery, and uses a unique 30% hydrogen peroxide whitening gel. Each treatment also comes with sensitivity relief gel. (Relief ACP ™)

The Britesmile teeth whitening system.
Britesmile one-hour whitening is a safe and gentle procedure that is available in dental surgeries, as well as in mall “spas.” Though the procedure is safe when applied by a dental professional, the ADA reports that, Non- dental whitening venues have come under scrutiny in several states and jurisdictions, resulting in actions to reserve the delivery of this service to dentists or appropriately supervised allied dental personnel.”[2]

Britesmile prodedures begin with whitening gel carefully applied to the teeth. The gel is then activated by BriteSmile’s patented blue light for 20 minutes. This process is repeated twice more. The BriteSmile procedure produces results at an average of 8 shades whiter per treatment. [3]

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The LaserSmile Teeth Whitening System:
The LaserSmile ™ teeth whitening system is manufactured by Biolase Technology, Inc. Biolase also manufactures the Waterlase ® dental laser. The LaserSmile ™ teeth whitening system, however, utilises the LaserSmileT diode laser.

The Sapphire Chairside System:
The Sapphire teeth whitening system is manufactured by Den-Mat corporation. It is an in-surgery procedure that uses a 35% hydrogen peroxide gel. This procedure can be performed with or without a plasma-arc lamp. It is performed in a dental surgery.

The Beyond Power Whitening System:
Manufactured by Beyond, this is an in-surgery “chairside” procedure that uses a proprietary 35% hydrogen peroxide gel. This lamp-activated whitening procedure is not to be confused with the Beyond™ whitening system that is sold in non-professional settings like beauty shops and spas.

The LumaCool Teeth Whitening System:
The LumaCool Whitening System uses L.E.D. (Light Emitting Diode) technology in its in-surgery whitening system. Treatment time using this product is about an hour, and is performed in a dentist’s surgery.

The NUPRO White Gold / Illumine system:
The NUPRO ® White Gold / Illumine ™ professional teeth whitening system is manufactured by Dentsply International. This company makes a wide range of dental products. This system is a combination whitening approach that incorporates both in-surgery (Illumine ™) and at-home (NUPRO ® White Gold) whitening treatments.

[1] Ontiveros JC, Paravina R, Ward MT. Clinical Evaluation of a Chairside Whitening Lamp and Bleaching Efficacy. Journal of Dental Research 87(Special Issue A): 1081, 2008

[2] ADA Council on Scientific Affairs, Tooth Whitening/Bleaching: Treatment Considerations for Dentists and Their Patients, September 2009. http://www.ada.org/sections/about/pdfs/HOD_whitening_rpt.pdf

[3] JADA, Vol. 134, February 2003, p167-175

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