If you prefer teeth that are immediately whiter right now, Drs. John and Jason Hamberger have your answer with Zoom! The Zoom! In-Office Whitening System uses proprietary technology to whiten your teeth an average of eight shades* in a little over an hour while you relax at your dentists office. Its ideal for anyone who wants immediate results. The Zoom! Take-Home Whitening System uses a revolutionary patent-pending gel to whiten your teeth an average of six shades in three nights.* And you may go even lighter with additional applications.
Strips or paint-on gels are a waste of time. Get your teeth whiter in a fraction of the time with Zoom
What is Zoom! tooth whitening?
Zoom! is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration of enamel.
What can cause tooth discoloration?
There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea or tobacco. During tooth formation, consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.
Who may benefit from tooth whitening?
Just about anyone can benefit from tooth whitening. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. Upon an oral exam, Drs. John and Jason Hamberger can determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.
How does the Zoom procedure in your office differ from other offices?
At Hamberger Dental Associates only the Doctors (not an assistant ) will set up and administer the ZOOM whitening procedure. Application of the whitening agent and protection of the surrounding tissues is of the utmost importance in order to achieve a good result and insure a safe procedure.
Is tooth whitening becoming more popular?
Absolutely! A bright, beautiful smile can make a big difference. The Zoom! Whitening System makes it easier and faster than ever before.
Is tooth whitening safe?
Yes, research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available. As with any tooth whitening product, Zoom! is not recommended for children under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating women.
Do the results last a long time?
By following some simple post-whitening care instructions, your teeth will always be lighter than they were before. We recommend flossing, brushing twice daily with a whitening Toothpaste, and touch-ups with a take-home Whitening gel. These are professional formula products designed specifically to keep your teeth their brightest. They are available through our office.
Is there any difference between over-the-counter tooth whiteners and Zoom!
Yes! Consulting with the doctors is always the first step to whitening your teeth safely. Over-the-counter tooth whitening strips, brush-on gels and toothpastes take weeks or months to whiten your teeth just a few shades. Zoom! is clinically proven to whiten your teeth several shades in one hour.
How does the Zoom! In-Office System work?
The Zoom! light-activated whitening gel’s active ingredient is Hydrogen Peroxide. As Hydrogen Peroxide is broken down, oxygen enters the enamel, bleaching any colored substance while keeping the structure of the tooth unchanged. The Zoom! light aids in activating the Hydrogen Peroxide and helps it penetrate the surface of the tooth.
Is the Zoom! In-office procedure painful?
No. During the procedure, patients can actually watch television or listen to music. Many fall asleep.
Are there any side effects?
Some people experience temporary increased tooth sensitivity to cold during and possibly after treatment. These symptoms are treated with fluoride therapy using the custom bleaching trays that you will be provided with (at no additional charge). The fluoride treatment reverses the sensitivity usually within 1 to 2 hours.
How long is the procedure?
The entire procedure takes just over one hour. The procedure begins with a preparation period followed by one hour of bleaching. A five-minute fluoride treatment completes the procedure (we recommend a cleaning prior to the actual Zoom! Whitening session).
How long does Zoom! Take-Home Whitening take?
The Zoom! take-home gel is designed to be worn one per application. Dr. John Hamberger & Dr. Jason Hamberger will advise you on how long you should wear each application. A recent study showed that you can achieve an average improvement of six shades* after just three nights of use. The doctor will help you determine how many applications are right for you.