Zoom Whitening

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Zoom whitening is a teeth-bleaching procedure performed in a dentist's office. After a hydrogen peroxide gel is applied to the teeth, an overhead lamp delivers UV light to the area, breaking down the activated gel. This allows oxygen to enter the enamel and dentin, bleaching the colored substances while leaving the structure of the teeth intact. Some users experience comfortable procedures, while others have reported a great deal of pain. Treatments typically last about an hour and may result in up to eight shades of improvement. LEARN MORE ›

  • Average Price: $375

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I had Zoom Whitening performed in 2003 and regret having it done. First of all the advertisements about being able to get it done during your lunch hour were false, my session took about 3.5 hours. Secondly, the technician applied so much peroxide gel along my gum line that it actually blistered... READ MORE

I had it done a week ago. My teeth looked good for like 48-72 hours and then the original color came back. I'm not a smoker or drinker. For 72 hours I drank milk and water and no foods with dyes. My top ones look slightly better but the top of the teeth, near the gumline, still look the same... READ MORE

My teeth turned yellow following chemotherapy in 2010. This year I had my teeth whitened with zoom. The process is long but worth it. I experienced minor gum pain after. I am pleased with the results and recomend this to others in similar situations. READ MORE

Ok so the entire procedure is fine. the bleaching, the time, and the lamp cause no pain. WOW afterwards , you get these short sharp pain of your nerves freaking out.I had them for 18 hours they started to decrease as time went by. Afterwards my teeth probably got one to two shades lighter.... READ MORE

I am in the process of having all my front teeth resurfaced after years of chips and wearing away of the surface enamel. It was highly recommended that before I have the resurfacing done, that I have my teeth whitened by the Zoom process. I did so yesterday. The technician had to take molds... READ MORE

$99 treatment special and paid extra $50 for take home trays and 1 tube. first and second 15 minute stages went smooth.....although be prepared to have all this stuff in your mouth for an hour. my 3rd 15 min stage was no light and stronger whitener. I began to get zings right away.... READ MORE

Experience was good. But no home-care kit provided. Here are a few thoughts: 1. As a medical professional I can say its a really bad idea to take any kind of NSAID or pain reliever BEFORE the procedure. I will explain why below. 2. Be vocal talk to your dentist make them work for... READ MORE

Had this done today and I am having Zingers like no bodies business! But my smile is much white, yay! My teeth were pretty white when I went in, but my lower teeth were not, not sure why. Now they are even. I had 2 thirty min sessions back to back. And at first I had intense pain on my... READ MORE

I got zoomed yesterday and I will say this.... There should be a class action law suit filed against these guys. I went in for this treatment with the understanding I should have sensitive teeth for a couple days.... No big deal... LOL I finished the procedure at 3pm.. with little... READ MORE

It works. Lovely white results. Although crowns, veneers or any non natural items in your mouth will not whiten, so careful of mismatched teeth. Have zoom done before any dental work so the colour can be matched to the whitened teeth. Sensitivity - It hurts a bit. The pulp(which discolours... READ MORE

4 sessions @ 15 minutes each. I little discomfort on the last session, only on my gumline. My teeth were not extremely yellow, but WOW what a difference afterwards. A few "zingers" over the course of the night & next morning, but not at all painful or uncomfortable. I love the fact... READ MORE

I had been using trays and gels from my usual dentist for years anytime I wanted to freshen up my smile (get my teeth a little whiter). Every 6 months I would do the trays for about an hour a night for three nights and it worked great. However I lost my trays during a move. Around this time I... READ MORE

8 hours later and the pain from this Zoom procedure is still incredible. Seriously, I had already determined that, after my first hour of these "zingers" ( as my hygienist called them), this was NOT worth it. Now, almost NINE hours after the procedure, I don't understand how this... READ MORE

Just got home from my Zoom appointment. I did a load of online research and read many reports of "zinger" pain being too intense. I didn't have to mention this to my dentist during the consultation - they told me all about it. The key was that it is different for everyone. All... READ MORE

Only one shade whiter, at best. Needed to get whitening prior to shade-matching for new veneers next week. Zoom technician described options (in hindsight, I think she was encouraging doing the less expensive trays at home). Did all four 15-minute cycles (some people stop earlier... READ MORE

Completely painless procedure in office. My teeth were sore that evening, but I did not use the sensitivity gel they gave to me; I did not need it. After reading reviews I was afraid it would be painful, I am a wuss; it did not hurt at all. I did not expect dramatic results after reading... READ MORE

Through an online coupon received a discounted rate. Took one hour and 45 minutes. My teeth look great. So worth it. Minimal discomfort!! READ MORE

This was the best procedure I ever had at a dentist visit. Went through the entire procedure in one sitting with no pain whatsoever. I am 56 and a coffee drinker and I went 6 shades lighter after the office treatment and maintain another 2 shades from the home treatment. I am proud of my smile now. READ MORE

Hurt a little, had a couple specks of pain, made my teeth sensitive for day, but my Iranian dentist said there's a phrase in Persian about "to acquire beauty, you must endure pain." I'd suggest bringing some headphones, sittin' still there for roughly an hour (3 sessions)... READ MORE

I read many of the reviews and was ready to cancel my appointment! I decided to keep the appt. and am very pleased I did so. There were 4 sessions, each lasting 15 minutes. The first 3 sessions were ABSOLUTELY painless. The 4th session had a few seconds of discomfort, but nothing like others... READ MORE

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