Edinburgh is the most caffeine-fuelled city in the UK, according to The Sun, which isn’t good news for our teeth. However, with teeth whitening treatments in Edinburgh, you don’t have to give up your beloved cuppa to get the smile of your dreams. Find out more before you book with these FAQs.
From Edinburgh Castle to Leith, there are prestigious teeth whitening across the city, so you’re bound to find one near you.
Zoom teeth whitening is a new type of treatment available in Edinburgh. It’s generally considered to produce the quickest results – so comes at a higher price.
During this A-list treatment, your teeth are covered with a whitening gel. Then the ultra violet light is switched on to activate the gel and get your teeth gleaming. After a few minutes, your teeth are cleaned and the process starts again.
It’s the fastest treatment on the market, taking just 15 minutes per cycle. Usually you need three to four sessions with the gel and UV light to see brilliant results.
The differences are dazzling – lightening your teeth by up to six shades. And you’ll shine bright like a diamond for around a year, after which you might need to top it up with some extra Zoom sessions.
Many people have teeth whitening treatment with minimal discomfort. However, there are some risks which you should be aware of, whether you’ve bought a home kit or are going to an Edinburgh clinic:
If you’re concerned about the potential risks, see a dentist. They will offer advice on your suitability for teeth whitening and aftercare. You can also find more information on the NHS website.
Teeth whitening isn’t a permanent solution. How long the effects last will depend on the treatment you choose, your age and your diet (unfortunately red wine and coffee are enemies of pearly whites). Regardless, you will need top-up treatments every 6-12 months to keep the dazzle going. Also, remember that whitening only works on your natural teeth. So if you undergo treatment with dental implants or fillings, these won’t come out any brighter.