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Tooth whitening treatment

Teeth whitening in Kent


As we age, our teeth become naturally darker, a fact not helped by some of the food we eat. Daily habits such as smoking, and drinking lots of tea, coffee, fruit juices and red wine all add to staining, which affects the overall colour of our teeth. Teeth whitening (also known as ‘bleaching’) can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without damaging or removing any of the tooth surface.

There are a number of over-the-counter products available to superficially whiten teeth, such as whitening toothpastes. Although these can help remove plaque and surface stains, they are not able to produce dramatic whitening results because they can’t change the underlying colour of your teeth. Peroxide-based whitening gels and whitening strips, which are applied directly onto the surface of your teeth are also available, but they should be used with care and their effectiveness cannot be assured.

For truly safe and effective whitening results, we recommend using professional whitening treatments under the supervision of a dentist or qualified hygienist. These treatments contain whitening agent at a concentration that is not available in over-the-counter products and which can only be prescribed by a dental professional.

We offer three different teeth whitening systems:

  • Pola White

    Poladay and Polanight are at-home whitening systems, designed to be gentle and convenient. They are specially-formulated to release fluoride as they whiten, which re-mineralises the tooth to prevent increased sensitivity.

  • Illuminé

    Illuminé is another tray-based bleaching system, designed for you to have your first treatment applied by us and thereafter in the comfort of your own home, over the course of approximately two weeks. A 6-9 shade change is possible using Illuminé.

  • Enlighten

    Enlighten Evolution Whitening is a combination of in-surgery and at-home whitening. It’s the only one to guarantee Vita shade B1 for every patient, regardless of the starting shade of your teeth. Enlighten offers long-lasting whitening results with low sensitivity.

To learn more about our dental services or for any questions you may have, call us on 01732882413 or book a consultation online

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Tooth whitening treatment

Teeth whitening in Kent


As we age, our teeth become naturally darker, a fact not helped by some of the food we eat. Daily habits such as smoking, and drinking lots of tea, coffee, fruit juices and red wine all add to staining, which affects the overall colour of our teeth. Teeth whitening (also known as ‘bleaching’) can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without damaging or removing any of the tooth surface.

There are a number of over-the-counter products available to superficially whiten teeth, such as whitening toothpastes. Although these can help remove plaque and surface stains, they are not able to produce dramatic whitening results because they can’t change the underlying colour of your teeth. Peroxide-based whitening gels and whitening strips, which are applied directly onto the surface of your teeth are also available, but they should be used with care and their effectiveness cannot be assured.

For truly safe and effective whitening results, we recommend using professional whitening treatments under the supervision of a dentist or qualified hygienist. These treatments contain whitening agent at a concentration that is not available in over-the-counter products and which can only be prescribed by a dental professional.

We offer three different teeth whitening systems:

  • Pola White

    Poladay and Polanight are at-home whitening systems, designed to be gentle and convenient. They are specially-formulated to release fluoride as they whiten, which re-mineralises the tooth to prevent increased sensitivity.

  • Illuminé

    Illuminé is another tray-based bleaching system, designed for you to have your first treatment applied by us and thereafter in the comfort of your own home, over the course of approximately two weeks. A 6-9 shade change is possible using Illuminé.

  • Enlighten

    Enlighten Evolution Whitening is a combination of in-surgery and at-home whitening. It’s the only one to guarantee Vita shade B1 for every patient, regardless of the starting shade of your teeth. Enlighten offers long-lasting whitening results with low sensitivity.

To learn more about our dental services or for any questions you may have, call us on 01732882413 or book a consultation online

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Last updated: 11/09/2017