Very Minimal Discomfort, GLEAMING WHITE TEETH!! Oakland, CA

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I found a $129 groupon for zoom whitening at a...

I found a $129 groupon for zoom whitening at a dentist near where I live. I've been thinking about getting zoom for a while but was holding off because of my concern about the pain and sensitivity it may cause. I've never had problems with sensitive teeth, and I cant tolerate much pain in my mouth. I had my long overdue teeth cleaning the day before I got my zoom treatment, which I was told would greatly improve my results. The most painful part of the treatment is when they put the barrier gel on your gums. They put this little laser thing on it to activate I guess, and it heats up. It's not unbearable by any means, and only last a second. After they put the whitening gel on they put this light on your teeth for 15 mins, then they wipe the gel off and reapply. They do it 3 times in total. The second time I felt a very brief pain, sort of felt like when your dentist pokes a cavity with the probe. I only felt this a few times throughout the whole procedure, and my teeth were a little sore for the rest of the day. No increase in sensitivity either. I started using Crest 3D whitening toothpaste (and whitening mouthwash) instead of sensodyne, because my teeth feel the same as they did before zoom. They just look awesome now!! I am so happy with my results. I could just smile all day long so I can show off my pearly whites :D

I'm giving 4 stars for aftercare because the guy who did my teeth did not tell me that I must adhere to a strict "white foods only" diet for the next 48 hours. He just said to avoid dark beverages and drink through a straw if I absolutely must. I later read online that I have to follow a white food only diet for 48 hours, and that if I do slip up I should brush my teeth immediately.
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5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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