Tooth whitening is one of the easiest ways to enhance your looks. Whether you want to add a sparkle to your smile on your wedding day, or make the difference in a business meeting, tooth whitening is simple, affordable and safe.
As your patient co-ordinator, think of Jaime as your ambassador from your very first enquiry to the very end of your treatment. She is available to you at any time throughout your care Book your free assessment
Many people say they feel years younger after having treatment, erasing the effects of ageing, coffee, red wine and cigarettes. The difference with Enlighten® is the results. Follow your dentist’s guidance and your teeth will whiten beyond any other whitening system available on the market.
Tooth colour is genetically determined just like hair colour, though unlike hair, teeth tend to darken naturally with age. Over time, teeth can become superficially stained by coffee, red wine and tobacco, which is generally easier to remove. Internal staining can be more difficult to remove, and may develop as a result of illness, certain medication or when the nerve ‘dies’. Enlighten® whitening works by increasing the permeability of your teeth to oxygen, which helps to break down stain molecules within the enamel.
Your treatment will involve 2 weeks of home whitening followed by a one hour in-surgery power whitening session to help your teeth reach their maximum whiteness. You will be given Enlighten® whitening trays. These specially designed custom-made trays are what makes the Enlighten® system so predictable, reliable and successful. These same trays are used for your in-surgery power whitening session so remember to bring them with you!
You may get some sensitivity during treatment. You will be given Enlighten® desensitising swabs to take home with you, which will instantly relieve any sensitivity you have. You will also be given Enlighten® tooth serum toothpaste, a hydroxyapatite and fluoride-based sensitivity toothpaste providing unrivalled nourishment and comfort for your teeth.
Enlighten® can whiten up to 16 shades lighter! Results vary but, if used correctly, all teeth will whiten dramatically. Be assured your smile will still look natural and not too artificially white. The treatment doesn’t work on crowns, veneers or white fillings, so you may choose to have them replaced afterwards so they match the new shade of your teeth.
Maintaining your white smile has never been easier. We recommend topping up once per month, depending on your lifestyle. You will be given one complimentary syringe of top-up whitening gel as part of your treatment. Additional syringes are available from reception. You will also be given Enlighten® evo-white toothpaste, a revolutionary toothpaste with novel surfactant technology that inhibits both stain and plaque development. It helps to break down stains using enzymes instead of harsh abrasives so it’s completely safe for your enamel.
I have been going to St. James for a few years and it was the best decision ever for me to choose St. James as the practice to look after my teeth (which need a lot of looking after!)
For the first time ever, my teeth were stable enough to have some minor whitening and composite treatment to enhance their appearance.
For more information on whitening, please contact our patient coordinator, Jaime, on 01452 727 665 or [email protected].
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