The Teeth Whitening procedure consists of 3 very simple steps. First, a cheek retractor is placed in the mouth. Second, the gum line along the teeth are coated using a vitamin-e swab for hydration. Third, using a brush on gel applicator, the photosensitive whitening gel is brushed onto the outer surfaces of the teeth and an Blue & Red LED light is positioned to the mouth for (3) 20 minute sessions. Lastly, if opted for; teeth are sealed with a tooth sealant.
This means the gel is only applied to the teeth and not to the gums, which avoids tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. The Teeth Whitening gel utilizes peroxide-based chemistry, specifically called Hydrogen Peroxide. The Teeth Whitening gel is 17% Hydrogen Peroxide in a viscous water-based food-grade gel. This means that the whitening gel conditions the teeth throughout the whitening procedure. Conditioning of the teeth is very important because that is what prevents sensitivity and discomfort.