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What to expect from a professional teeth whitening kit in Brampton

Who doesn’t want to have a dazzling, white smile? This is why teeth whitening is one of the most popular dental treatments. Over time, your teeth can get stained. If you want to make your smile beam bright and white, Opalescence is the perfect professional product. However, before you make a decision, there are some things that you should know, including what to expect from a professional at-home teeth whitening kit. 

What to do before using a teeth whitening kit?

Teeth whitening is a relatively simple procedure. However, there are some things you need to know before the treatment:

  • Eat before you start. Opalescence tooth whitening systems are to be worn overnight for best results. However, suppose you are not comfortable wearing them overnight. In that case, opalescence tooth whitening systems could also be worn 2-4 hours twice a day.
  • Brush your teeth before the trays are inserted. Food deposits and plaque can prevent the whitening solution from entering the surface. It is recommended to clean your teeth right before you begin the process thoroughly. Alternatively, you can schedule an appointment with your dentist to clean your teeth professionally before taking the Opalescence whitening kit home. 
  • Use desensitizing toothpaste. For a few days, before you commence your whitening treatment, you should brush your teeth using desensitizing toothpaste to reduce tooth sensitivity for the procedure. Not everyone experiences sensitivity. However, if this is a concern, speak to your dentist on a few recommendations to help subside any sensitivity. 
  • Wear headphones. This may seem like an odd suggestion. However, as mentioned above, if you choose to wear the whitening solution for 2-4 hours during the day, you may need some distraction. Listening to music or watching a few episodes of your favorite show will help you relax and enjoy the process. Not to mention it may even help the time go by faster. 
  • Wear comfortable clothes. Think of the treatment process like a spa service. Wearing comfy clothing will help set the tone of the experience.
  • Make sure that you have a clean face. Do not wear any makeup or lipstick.

What to expect: professional teeth whitening kit in Brampton

Before you decide on purchasing a whitening kit, the dentist and staff at Torbram Dental will discuss the process with you and let you know whether the treatment is suitable for you. 

Steps: 

  • Brush and floss before the insertion of whitening trays.
  • Dispense a small drop of whitening product into each tooth space on whitening trays. Avoid getting gel on the gums; if this occurs, please use a cotton swab to wipe away excess product to minimize irritation of gums.
  • Using a bit of lip balm will help keep your lips hydrated. 

Process: 

  • The whitening process takes 10-14 days. Once completed, the initial process of (10-15 days).
  • Opalescence tooth whitening systems could also be worn 2-4 hours twice a day.

After treatment protocols 

Once the procedure is done, you will experience teeth sensitivity for a few days. During this time, you should avoid cold and hot drinks and food. Slightly discolored gums are also typical for a few hours after the treatment. In order to make sure that you make the most out of your treatment, here are a few tips for maintaining your bright new smile after getting this popular cosmetic dentistry treatment:

  • Avoid dark-colored beverages and food as they can stain your teeth. This includes red wine, tea, coffee, berries, etc.
  • Always brush twice a day and floss as recommended by your dentist.
  • Visit your dentist regularly for a checkup.

Frequently asked questions 

Will I experience sensitivity after the teeth whitening treatment?

Yes, some patients experience sensitivity after their treatment. However, it doesn’t last for more than a few days.

Can I eat after my teeth whitening treatment?

Yes, but you should stay away from colored drinks or food for at least 24 hours after your procedure. 

Can I drink after my teeth whitening treatment? 

The teeth whitening procedure can make your teeth susceptible to stains temporarily. So, you should not consume any stain-causing foods and drinks for at least a day or two after the treatment. Light coloured or clear beverages can be consumed. As always, water is best. 

How often should I receive a professional teeth whitening treatment? 

To make sure that you make the most of your teeth whitening kit from Torbram Dental in Brampton, patients can do touch-ups once every six months safely. Any left-over product should be kept in a cool, dry place for additional applications.

How long will a teeth whitening treatment last? 

The Opalescence teeth whitening treatment results can last up to six months or longer depending on your oral hygiene maintenance and lifestyle. 

Teeth whitening procedures have a wide range of health and cosmetic visits. A teeth whitening kit must be purchased from your dental clinic to ensure your safety and maximize results. Contact Torbram Dental today for more information. 

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Simrit has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She started her career with Assisting/Treatment co-ordinating and then moved on to becoming the Hygiene Co Ordinator in 2005. In 2012 she took on a new role as the Marketing Director. Though she loved being the Marketing Director, in 2015 she became the Office Manager of Torbram Dental. She completed her Level 1 Dental Assisting program with Career Canada in 1996 and then went on to complete her Level II Dental Assisting Diploma with Southwestern Medix in 1999. That is when she received NDAEB Certification. Simrit has been and still is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association since 2000. She enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband and two kids and loves to explore new restaurants, especially high-tea venues.

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Jessica, one of our receptionists, is one of the smiling faces you see when you arrive at the office. She graduated with honours from Medix College with a diploma as a Level 2 Dental Assistant. When she is not happily helping our patients, Jessica enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, going to church on Sunday mornings, gardening and going on hikes.

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Naudia has been working at Torbram Dental for many years and is a valued member of our administrative team: as a dental receptionist and in our marketing team . She graduated from Everest College with honours level 1 and 2, with a diploma in Dental Assisting. Naudia is always there for our patients, making sure that they receive the care and attention they deserve. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and indulging in civil court TV shows.

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Ramandeep has been a part of Torbram Dental for the past 10 years as certified dental assistant. She obtained her level 1 certification from Everest college in Brampton in 2013, and then her level 2 certification in 2014 from Medix college. Her career path through the clinic has been recognized by staff at all levels who admire her work ethic and dedication to million dollar smiles. In her spare time, Ramandeep enjoys cooking and gardening, and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.

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Sana is a valued member of our dental hygiene team. In 2008 she completed her education at George Brown in Dental Assisting and in 2016 she earned her diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Sciences. Sana has been working in dentistry since 2008 and enjoys taking care of our patients and helping them with their oral health. She is married and is busy with her 2 young children. In her spare time, Sana enjoys going out with the family, trying out new places to eat and is looking forward to travelling with them in the future.

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Carrie has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She graduated from George Brown College in 1998 with a Dental Assistant Diploma and continued to further her education by completing a Dental Hygiene Diploma in 2001 at Durham College. Carrie is a highly trained and experienced Registered Dental Hygienist who continues to learn and grow by updating her knowledge to provide her clients with the best Oral Health Care techniques and information. Carrie is passionate about Dentistry and is known for her gentle and compassionate manner. She feels strongly about building lasting relationships and trust with her clients to help them understand that good Oral Health leads to good Overall Health. Carrie enjoys travelling, dabbling in decorating and a good Netflix series in her time off. Carrie resides in Halton Hills with her husband and two children.

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Daniela's interest in Dentistry began in Gr.6 when she wrote a speech entitled "My Life as a Toothbrush".
A Registered Dental Hygienist with 22 years of clinical experience, Daniela still has a great passion for her career. The most rewarding aspect for her is building lasting relationships with her patients, and seeing them through to a healthier smile.
Her thorough yet gentle touch will ensure a comfortable visit every time.
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Stephanie Enjoys getting to know all new patients at Torbram Dental and catching up with long standing Patients. Stephanie enjoys spending quality time with her family. One of her favorite things to do with her daughter is teach and play the piano. Stephanie likes going on walks with her husband and enjoys spending as much time with him as he is an Active Member of the Canadian Army. On Sundays, Stephanie enjoys going to Church and looks forward to Sunday Dinner with her entire family. Stephanie's Favorite thing to do to start her day right is head to her local Starbucks and Grab her favorite drink, an iced black tea with light lemonade on warm days and a blonde vanilla latte on those cold winter days.

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