Whether you’re looking to restore your confidence or improve your appearance for an upcoming celebration, teeth whitening can help you achieve some incredible results.
There are multiple ways to receive teeth whitening treatments. At Dental Co. of Knoxville, we offer in-practice and at-home treatments. Our in-practice option is Zoom teeth whitening and our at-home option is custom take-home trays. Both options will brighten your teeth, but they vary in how long it takes to see results, the durability of results, and the environment they are administered in.
Which Treatment Should I Choose?
We will learn the differences between Zoom teeth whitening and custom take-home trays to help you decide which teeth whitening treatment is right for you.
Zoom Teeth Whitening
For whiter teeth in one visit, Zoom Teeth Whitening provides a fast and effective treatment that can make a big difference to the whiteness of your teeth.
Zoom Teeth Whitening takes approximately one hour. A teeth whitening gel containing hydrogen peroxide is applied to your teeth, which is used alongside a special lamp to lift stains and brighten teeth for 15 minutes. More gel is applied to the teeth every 15 minutes until the treatment is complete. You’ll be given another gel to reduce the sensitivity that can occur after teeth whitening.
With fast and effective results in just one sitting, an in-practice Zoom Teeth Whitening treatment is a fantastic way to achieve whiter teeth quickly. Ideal for an event, before a vacation or as a convenient teeth whitening treatment. This option can help you enjoy some incredible results.
In-practice teeth whitening can last longer compared to other teeth whitening treatments, with fewer touch-ups needed. Carried out by your dentist, you can ensure comfort during your treatment at the hands of a professional.
Custom Take-Home Trays
Take-home trays allow you to benefit from teeth whitening at home. This treatment comes with custom trays that allow you to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home.
Take-home trays feature a whitening formula which when applied according to instructions, can help you achieve whiter, brighter teeth. Worn overnight or for 30-90 minutes during the day, you can gradually lighten your teeth at your own pace.
This option isn’t as durable as Zoom teeth whitening and it requires more touch ups to maintain your results. Take-home trays can be a more affordable whitening option that can be done at home. Some people may experience more teeth sensitivity with this option. The results take a little bit longer to achieve, but it’s a great option if you aren’t in a rush.
Which One is Best for Me?
The type of treatment you choose depends on how quickly you want to whiten your teeth, as well as your budget. Zoom teeth whitening can help you achieve whiter teeth quickly, but the treatment can cost a little more than take-home trays.
Take-home trays are ideal for gradually whitening your teeth, with guidance from your dentist. They are an affordable teeth whitening option that will help improve the brightness of your teeth.
A dentist at Dental Co. of Knoxville can help you choose the best option for you.
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