Is Zoom Whitening safe?

Yes. Clinical studies have shown that whitening your teeth with carbamide or hydrogen peroxide under the supervision of a dental professional is safe for teeth and gums.  Dr. Pocock does not recommend general tooth whitening to anyone under 18yrs of age.

Are there any side effects from Zoom Whitening?

The most common side effect is tooth and gum sensitivity. Dr. Pocock is your best resource to ensure that you are a good candidate for whitening and that we use the right concentration of whitening formula.

What is the difference between OTC whitening products and Philips Zoom?

Over-the-counter whitening products are not customized to your needs. With Philips Zoom, the whitening process is tailored to your needs by Dr. Pocock, with just the right light intensity and duration.

How long will my Zoom whitening results last?

Whitening treatments help to reduce existing stains, but through consumption of coffee, soft drinks or just through natural aging, your teeth may eventually become discolored again. Maintenance whitening can help combat recurring discoloration.

What causes teeth to discolor?

There are many causes to tooth discoloration. Some of the most common include the consumption of highly colored foods and drinks (berries, coffee, tea, red wine). Some medications, aging, smoking and trauma can also cause teeth discoloration.

How long does Zoom Whitening take?

With Philips Zoom, your teeth will be visibly whiter in one day. With Zoom in-office, you will achieve up to eight shades whiter in 45 minutes.

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