Smile is the first thing that gets noticed when we meet someone. Our team at Lincoln Dental Center works hard to make sure you have the brightest smile.
At LINCOLN DENTAL CENTER ,Coquitlam, we offer two types of whitening;
- ZOOM In-office Teeth Whitening.
- Take-home Teeth Whitening Trays.
We offer In-office Zoom teeth whitening and Take-home whitening at Lincoln Dental Center.
It takes about an hour and you get to see the shade achieved at the end of treatment. We use a whitening gel which is activated by light to whiten teeth. We check your shade at the beginning of appointment and check the shade achieved at the end of appointment. The results may vary from person to person but most of our patients can get 5-8 shades lighter.
We take moulds of your teeth to make you custom trays and a whitening gel will be given to use in these trays for certain amount of time everyday. In a period of 2 weeks you will be able to see the effects of teeth whitening treatment.
Book your teeth whitening consultation at Lincoln Dental Center.Call us 604.552.9500
Frequently Asked Question’s
What are the advantages of Zoom Teeth Whitening?
- Pain free.
- One visit procedure.
- No to very little sensitivity after whitening.
- Faster and lasting results.
- Maintenance kits provided.
Why does teeth get stained or yellow?
There are multiple reasons for staining of teeth. Teeth can get stained from certain foods, red wine, coffee, tea etc. Smoking can also lead to staining of teeth. Aging and genetics also play a role in the colour of teeth.
How long does the results last?
This depends on several factors including use of coffee, tea, red wine and smoking. For Most of our patients the results of in office zoom whitening can last from 6months up to 2 years. You can also use take home trays and top up whitening gel kits to maintain your white shade.
What to expect at your appointment?
BEFORE WHITENING – We advice our patients to get a comprehensive dental checkup before any kind of teeth whitening treatment. We also advice our patients to use a toothpaste to reduce the chances of sensitivity from teeth whitening.
AFTER WHITENING – It is adviced to avoid foods and drinks that can lead to staining of teeth for first 24 hours after the zoom whitening. We give a relief gel to our patients to use for the first few days after whitening to reduce teeth sensitivity. We give you a set of take home trays and whitening gel to touch up at home.
- $399 – In office zoom whitening including a set of custom take home trays and touch up whitening gel
- $199 – Custom Take home trays and whitening gel
Why should I get my teeth whitened at Dental clinic?
- Comfortable environment.
- No pain, reduced chance of post-op sensitivity.
- Fast; 6-10 shades lighter in less than an hour.
- Professional setting and supervised by dentist.
- Comprehensive care.
We do a comprehensive exam before suggesting teeth whitening procedure. This is an important step to make sure that you are a right candidate for teeth whitening and to avoid sensitivity in teeth from whitening. Some of the things that we check during this exam are active caries, gum disease, leaking or broken fillings, gum recession and enamel erosion. It is important to have a healthy mouth and teeth before getting any kind of whitening treatment to prevent teeth sensitivity. There are certain kinds of teeth staining that cannot be whitened by the regular in office and take home whitening. After assessment of your teeth we will guide you about the right options depending on the kind of teeth staining.
Who is not recommended teeth whitening?
- Teeth whitening is not considered safe for pregnant women.
- AGD recommends 14 years as a minimum age.
- People with existing cavities.
- Failing fillings. (fix failing fillings before whitening)
- Active gum disease. (need teeth cleaning and evaluation of gum health)