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PRE & POST TREATMENT

 

Prior to you appointment

You do not have to do anything specific other than DO NOT brush your teeth 3 HOURS before your teeth whitening treatment. You may want to put some lip balm on just before your appointment as your lips will dry slightly. (Though we have more than enough to share)

We do however recommend your usual 6-12 monthly regular visit to the dentist, so just go whenever you are due.

During your appointment

 

  1. You will be given the link to the  Treatment Consent Form for you to read over and sign, confirming that you are happy to go ahead with the treatment.

  2. Your FDA Certified Teeth Whitening Specialist will go through everything with you, do a consultation and answer any questions you may have.

  3. You can sit back, relax and watch TV. We then insert the cheek retractor, take a shade measurement and have a look at your teeth to make sure everything is OK to progress with the treatment.

  4. We will apply the protective base along gums then whitening gel on your teeth and activate the laser light which will start the first 15 minute session.

  5. After the first session is completed we will reapply a new layer of teeth whitening gel and start the second 15 minute session.

  6. Repeating as necessary, depending on services selected.

  7. We remove the cheek retractor and you can see your dazzling new white smile in the mirror.

 

After care notes

For the following 24-48 hours After Treatment you must:

 

  • Avoid any dark staining drinks like Tea, Coffee, Red Wine, colored soft or alcoholic drinks and fruit juice.

  • Avoid all dark staining foods like bolognese, soy sauce, red meat, chocolate and all fruit except bananas.

  • Avoid any foods or drinks that would leave a stain on a white shirt.

  • No Smoking for 24 hours, smoking a cigarette within the first 24 hours will stain your teeth

  • Moderate use of electronic cigarettes is OK.

  • Avoid colored toothpaste (red or blue) or mouthwash for 24 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT FOOD AND DRINKS CAN I HAVE DURING THE 24-48 HOURS?

 

Some food and drink you can consume after teeth whitening

Of all the questions we’re asked after treatments on our customers, ‘What food and drink can I have?’ is the one that we’re asked more frequently than any others. That tells us one thing – we need to have a a go-to page that lists all the food and drink you can consume immediately after your teeth whitening treatment.

Here is a list of clear drinks and ‘white foods’ that are perfectly fine for eating and drinking after a treatment.

Food

– Skinless chicken/turkey (minus the fat)

– White fish

– White rice

– White pasta

– White cheese

– Cauliflower

– White onion

– Egg whites

– Peeled potatoes cooked to your liking

– Crustless white bread

– Rice Crispies (yes, the Kellogg ones – good to know for breakfast)

– Bananas

– Still / sparkling water

– Tonic/soda water

– White lemonade

– Skimmed milk

– Clear coconut water (not milk!)

– Clear alcohol mixed with clear mixers (gin and tonic, vodka and white etc)

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