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Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening can give you back the appearance of young healthy teeth, by lightening the colour of your natural teeth and removing any stains.

What is Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening can give you back the appearance of young healthy teeth, by lightening the colour of your natural teeth and removing any stains. Poor hygiene, smoking and marks from strong coloured food and drink can all cause tooth discolouration which over time, can affect your self-esteem.

Tooth Doctor provides prompt and professional teeth whitening treatment with expert clinician trained, GDC registered dentists.

You can choose to have teeth whitening treatment at one of our Tooth Doctor clinics in Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock. All you have to do is sit back and relax to receive a brighter, whiter smile that lasts.

Book an appointment with a Tooth Doctor dentist to check your teeth and gums are suitable for the whitening treatment.

How white will my teeth go?

We look for a minimum of 5 shades whiter but get an average of 8 shades whiter from your starting shade. This is dependent on the type of staining and the mineral content contained within your teeth so results will therefore vary between individuals.

How long does it take?

You will receive your pre-treatment consultation on arrival, followed by the treatment itself, which takes about 45 minutes. In total, it will take about 1 hour and you will see the results immediately after you have finished.

Do toothpaste whiteners work?

Whitening toothpastes typically only clean surface stains and don’t actually change the color of the teeth. There may be some visible results, but the teeth aren’t actually being whitened.

Are whitening products more effective on teeth with stains of certain colors?

Yellowish teeth respond best to bleaching. Brownish-colored teeth or gray-blue stains respond less well. Blue-gray staining caused by tetracycline is more difficult to lighten and may require up to 6 months of home treatments or several in-office appointments to successfully lighten. Your Tooth Doctor dentist can discuss the best options for your teeth and may recommend veneers, bonding or crowns as a more effective solution.

How long will my treatment last?

The results last depending on your lifestyle, however on average it would last on average about 1 year before you come back to the original shade. Avoiding red wine, coffee, and smoking — all of which can cause staining. This will help preserve the results.

Do teeth whiteners damage tooth enamel?

Studies of whitening products using 10% carbamide peroxide showed little to no effect on the hardness or mineral content of a tooth’s enamel surface.

Up to 6 shades lighter

We use exceptional teeth whitening treatments which are proven to lighten your teeth by up to six shades* in just one hour.

Quality Brands

We use only the most modern methods of teeth whitening, including Boutique Teeth Whitening, Enlighten and Philips Zoom

Tailor-made Treatment

We will make upper and lower impressions of your teeth to create a tailor-made custom tray for you to take home along with the teeth whitening gel for future top-ups.