Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

What is Teeth Whitening?

There are many factors that cause our teeth to get stained

  1. Coloured food and drinks we consume
    • Examples of coloured food and drinks would be coffee, tea, wine, berries, sauces, candies etc),
  2. Aging,
  3. Smoking,
    • Due to the nicotine and tar in the tobacco) and
  4. Poor oral hygiene
    • Plaque and calculus build-up may cause the teeth to discolour

Teeth whitening is a way to counter discolouration and an alternative for brighter and whiter smile.

There are 2 types of Teeth Whitening:

  1. Chairside Teeth Whitening
    • We use Philips Zoom Whitespeed
    • Consultation is required to determine if you are suitable for Teeth Whitening procedure.
    • The whole Teeth Whitening procedures takes about 1.5hours.
    • Each and every patient have a different result after the Teeth Whitening process is completed.
  2. Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kit.
    • We use Opalescence for our Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kit
    • Consultation is required to determine if you are suitable for Teeth Whitening procedure.
    • Each Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kit consist of 8 tubes of tooth whitening gel
      • Tooth whitening gel contains potassium nitrate and fluoride which helps maintain the health and enamel throughout the whitening process.
      • Tooth whitening gel contains 35 % Carbamide Peroxide


1. Will my teeth be sensitive after the treatment?

  • The teeth will be sensitive for the next few days after the Teeth Whitening Treatment.
  • Advisable to avoid coffee, tea, coloured drinks and stain-inducing foods for the next 48 hours.


2. How long will my teeth stay “white” after the teeth whitening treatment?

  • Depending on individual diet and maintenance, results may last from a few months to a few years.


3. Can I purchase the maintenance kit after the Chairside Teeth Whitening treatment?

  • You can purchase it from the clinic.
  • Maintenance kit can be used once every 2 to 3 months 6 mths depending on your dietary habits

Make An Appointment

Open from Mondays to Sundays

Closed on public holidays

Please call 6538 2001 or fill in our online appointment form.