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Dr. William Schoepfel DDS
1730 E Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY 14622
(585) 544-7139

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Whitening

Whitening

Zoom whitening just take 2 hours out of your day and some people leave with 5 or more shades lighter!

We recommend that all patients wishing to have their teeth whitened to come in for a quick exam to see if you will benefit from the whitening, because not all patients will.  If you are a good candidate we will set up your appointment then call in a prescription strength fluoride tooth paste for you to use for 2 weeks every night before the procedure to help with sensitivity.  The whitening appointment is either with our assistant or hygienists here are the steps for the appointment;

 

  • The hygienist/assistant will take a shade of you teeth and show it to you so we can see the effects of the whitening procedure.
  • Impressions are taken of your teeth so that you leave with a set of take home trays  
  • Cover all of you gum tissue and also cover your lips with sunscreen so there are no burning of these tissues
  • Up to 3 whitening sessions of 15 minutes with whitening gel and the zoom light
  •  After the whitening sessions we will take a final shade and you have the choice to use the take home gel for a couple more days.  Most patients don't even need to use the gel and they save it for touch ups 6 months down the road. 
  • Then when you leave the office you leave with the trays in your mouth with a desensitizer because the whitening does cause some sensitivity.  

We offer an iPod that you can listen to, to make the time go by and to help relax you.

SEE ALSO: Whitening Post Op Instructions

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