Teeth Whitening

Implants and Cosmetic Dental Center

General Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Germantown, MD

Most adults want a whiter, brighter smile, but you can’t always get the results you desire from over-the-counter whitening treatments. That’s why the general and cosmetic dentists at Implants and Cosmetic Dental Center in Germantown, Maryland, offer professional teeth whitening with the Philips Zoom!® system. You can get a whiter smile with in-office Zoom! whitening treatments or at-home kits that remove years of tooth stains to reveal a brighter, more beautiful smile. Call the office or book an appointment online today to learn which teeth whitening treatment is right for you.

Teeth Whitening Q & A

How does the Zoom! in-office teeth whitening treatment work?

The Zoom! in-office teeth whitening treatment gives you a more brilliant smile by removing common tooth stains in just a single office visit. In most cases, you can brighten and whiten your smile by up to eight shades after just one 45-minute whitening treatment. In-office teeth whitening with the Zoom! system is an ideal way to brighten your smile when you have a special occasion coming up, or you simply want the fastest route to whiter teeth. 

With in-office teeth whitening, results are immediate and can last a year or more. The main ingredient in the Zoom! bleaching agent is carbamide peroxide. When your dentist applies this solution to the front surface of your teeth, then applies a laser light to your teeth, the combination quickly removes most coffee, tea, soda, and tobacco stains to reveal a whiter smile. 

During your treatment, the dental team takes extra care to protect your gums from any sensitivity, too, so your Zoom! whitening experience is easy and comfortable, with little to no sensitivity. 

How does the Zoom! at-home teeth whitening treatment work?

At-home teeth whitening kits offer the power of a professional whitening system and the convenience of an at-home treatment. Depending on the system you choose, you can whiten your teeth gradually during the day, or overnight while you sleep. Typically, Zoom! at-home whitening treatments take a few weeks to achieve the desired results. 

The dental team creates custom-fit whitening trays that fit snugly over your teeth. You apply the bleaching agent to the trays and wear them for the designated amount of time. The at-home treatment also adds little to no sensitivity to your teeth and gums, so you can whiten your teeth professionally without pain. 

What types of stains can I remove with the Zoom! teeth whitening system?

Zoom! in-office and at-home teeth whitening treatments work well on the most common types of teeth stains, such as:

  • Tobacco
  • Red wine
  • Dark-colored soda
  • Coffee
  • Tea 

If your teeth are discolored for other reasons, such as medications or a genetic defect, veneers may be a better solution than teeth-whitening treatments. Your expert dental provider can help you decide which treatment is best for your individual needs. 

Are you ready for a dazzling, more beautiful smile with the ease and comfort of the Zoom! teeth whitening system? Call the office today to schedule a consultation or use the convenient online booking tool.