Aftercare for Teeth Whitening
Food and drinks for the first 48 hours:
No tea, coffee, red wine, curries, turmeric, beetroots, tomato or bbq sauce for 48 hours. If you’re going to have pasta, choose the creamy sauce over the tomato-based sauced. If you’re going to have fish or steak, eat it without the sauce. If you get desperate for a coffee, drink it through a straw like a pelican so that the coffee goes straight down the throat and doesn’t contact the teeth.
Will I feel any sensitivity afterwards?
A ping here and there for the first 2 hours. The most you would feel is a random ping here and there within the first 2 hours after having teeth whitening done, however, this is temporary and very mild if at all.
What will my teeth look like immediately afterwards?
The appearance of the smile: As soon as the whitening is over, your teeth will look brighter instantly. The first 48-72 hours the teeth may look patchy in some people but this is temporary. In some people the colour takes time to settle in but this is normal.
How much whiter will my teeth look?
With every teeth whitening treatment, our aim is to brighten and refreshen your smile by 15-20%. Many people have unrealistic expectations when it comes to teeth whitening because of the false marketing that is out there on teeth whitening. Also, be aware of celebrities with super white smiles marketing teeth whitening products, because most of them have porcelain veneers. It’s false advertising.
Anything more than 15–20% whiter teeth can only be achieved with dental veneers.
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