2. Zoom: Illuminating Smiles with Laser Teeth
Laser teeth whitening with Zoom is a cosmetic dental procedure
that employs a specialized dental laser, such as the Zoom
system, to enhance the whiteness of teeth.
It involves the application of a whitening gel on the teeth,
followed by the use of the laser to activate the gel and
accelerate the whitening process.
3. WHAT IS ZOOM TEETH
Zoom teeth whitening is an in-office dental procedure performed by
specialists. The procedure is indicated when the patient wants to
improve the color of their teeth if they look very yellow, either from
age, an excessive consumption of food and beverages or habits that
affect the color of the teeth throughout life. For this procedure, it is
necessary to use an acid that is safe and effective, which when
activated with a special light will cause a chemical reaction on the
tooth surface which then lightens it.
4. HOW IS ZOOM TEETH WHITENING
Zoom teeth whitening is performed by applying a special
whitening gel to the teeth, which is then activated using a
Zoom light. The gel and light work together to break
down stains and discoloration, resulting in a brighter
5. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LASER AND ZOOM
• Laser Teeth Whitening: Laser teeth whitening
refers to a general category of whitening procedures
that involve the use of dental lasers to enhance the
effectiveness of the whitening process. It can
encompass various laser systems and techniques
employed by dental professionals for teeth
• Zoom Whitening: Zoom whitening specifically
refers to a popular and widely recognized brand of
teeth whitening that utilizes a proprietary whitening
gel and a specialized Zoom light-activated system.
The Zoom light is not technically a laser, but rather a
unique light source that accelerates the whitening
process when applied to the gel.
6. Considerations For Teeth Whitening Include:
• Dental Evaluation: Prior to teeth whitening, it is
important to undergo a dental evaluation to
assess oral health and determine suitability for the
• Stain Types: Teeth whitening is effective for
surface stains but may not address deeper,
intrinsic stains. Alternative treatments may be
necessary for intrinsic discoloration.
• Existing Dental Work: Teeth whitening primarily
affects natural tooth enamel and may not alter the
color of dental restorations. Compatibility and
potential replacement of existing dental work
should be considered for uniform results.
7. Considerations For Teeth Whitening Include:
• Tooth Sensitivity: Teeth whitening can cause
temporary tooth sensitivity, particularly in
individuals with pre-existing sensitivity.
Discussing concerns with a dentist can help
determine the best approach and incorporate
• Expectations and Maintenance: Teeth
whitening is not a permanent solution, and
results vary based on individual factors and
lifestyle habits. Understanding expected
outcomes and adopting good oral hygiene
practices can help maintain the whitened
8. Contact Us
Channel Islands Family Dental Office
Address: 1620 Newbury Rd Suite 5, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Phone: (805) 410-5151