We have introduced a protocol of MI paste use for one week daily prior to Zoom whitening and we have virtually no post op sensitivity. Perhaps you could try MI paste, available from your dentist. Bernice Szafarek DMD
How Long Will the Sensitivity Last After Whitening with Zoom?
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Sensitivity after Zoom teeth whitening
Usually sensitivity following Zoom whitening does not last more than 24 hours. In very rare instances it can last 48 hours. NSAIDS such as Advil or Ibuprofen can be taken every 4-6 hours if needed to relieve sensitivity. It's also recommended to use Sensodyne or another toothpaste for sensitivity. Good Luck!
Sensitivity After Zoom
Some patients are have very sensitive teeth and Zoom triggers this! It could last up to a few days, so I would brush with a toothpaste like Sensodyne and ask your dentist for a fluoride rinse. NASIDS will help alleviate the pain. It is hard to tell before hand which patients will be sensitive and the ones that won't. Unless you have tooth decay or gum recession, you should be fine in a few days. Sorry about the zings! Sometimes it is the price we pay for beautifully white teeth!