Teeth Whitening

Revitalise your smile with a safe and proven take-home teeth whitening treatment

Why consider teeth whitening?

Having clean and white teeth looks good, feels good and improves self-confidence giving you freedom to smile more often. 

Teeth naturally discolour over time. The enamel on your teeth contain small pores which slowly absorb what we put in our mouth. Drinking red wine, coffee, tea and smoking can lead to a discolouring of teeth.

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Do teeth-whitening toothpastes work?

Whitening toothpastes and mouth rinses are limited and only remove stains on the surface enamel of your teeth (known as extrinsic stains). This is usually due to the abrasive nature of whitening toothpastes, prolonged use can cause sensitivity and erode health enamel . To remove stains within cracks of your enamel and underneath teeth (intrinsic stains) requires more sophisticated teeth whitening agents.

What about over the counter teeth-whitening products?

Many non-dental professionals provide teeth whitening alternatives, however, only a dentist can provide a professional and safe environment to whiten your teeth with clinically tested products. Professional teeth whitening products prescribed by dentists can lighten your teeth by up to 10 shades.

Your teeth whitening treatment with Dr Finkelstein

We prescribe the Boutique Whitening teeth-whitening treatment not available over the counter. This uses personalised, reusable bleaching trays (both upper and lower teeth) and includes three tubes of whitening gel which is applied at home.

First appointment

Bleaching tray measurement

We will measure you for your bleaching trays during your first appointment. This involves taking an impression of your teeth. You then return to the clinic to pick up the trays and whitening gel.

Second appointment

Application of bleaching gel

The bleaching trays and gel are applied at home using our easy to follow instructions. Usually this involves two 30-minute sessions per day. Some of the lower concentrated gel can be used overnight

The great thing about this treatment is that the trays can be reused again, so when you need to complete another treatment, only the gel needs to be purchased.

Does teeth whitening cause any sensitivity or pain?

Teeth whitening can make teeth more sensitive during the whitening process however this generally subsides once the treatment ends.

How long does teeth whitening last?

Tooth whitening can last for a number of years although may need retouching every 6-12 months. Drinking red wine, coffee, tea and smoking will likely mean teeth-whitening treatment is needed more frequently.

How much does teeth whitening cost?

Cost of teeth whitening can vary based on the quantity of bleaching gel and period of treatment. We can provide a cost assessment at your first appointment.

Looking to get a trusted and effective teeth whitening treatment?

Have you teeth whitening administered by Dr Finkelstein using dentist grade whitening gel with the convenience of at-home application.

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