Philips Zoom Teeth Whitening: Light-activated Technology for Powerful Whitening

Professional teeth whitening in New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of the most accessible and affordable options to turn back the clock on your smile. Yellow, dingy, or dull teeth can make you older than you really are. Teeth whitening “blasts away” bothersome stains to give you bright, white teeth that shave several years off your face. 

Ready for a healthier, youthful appearance? Zoom! Teeth whitening from Fleur De Lis Dental Care can help you achieve that! Teeth whitening eliminates unsightly stains to revitalize your smile and confidence.

Why are my teeth yellow?

If you brush and floss your teeth diligently, you may be frustrated when you notice your teeth aren’t as white as you wish. Don’t stress out! Tooth discoloration is natural and occurs to the best of us despite optimal oral hygiene. 

Your teeth change color because of the foods you interact with. Foods and drinks like coffee, dark berries, wine, etc., contain pigments easily absorbed by the enamel. Over time, these pigments become embedded in the enamel, making your teeth appear yellow, dark, or brown.

Foods aren’t the only offenders of tooth discoloration. Other causes include:

  • Aging
  • Smoking
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Excessive fluoride exposure (fluorosis)
  • Dental injury or infection
  • Certain medications and medical procedures

Tooth discoloration can be intrinsic or extrinsic. Extrinsic stains form on the surface and are easy to bleach away. In contrast, intrinsic discoloration is deep. Although powerful whitening products like Zoom can remove these stains, sometimes intrinsic stains can refuse to respond to teeth whitening. In such cases, the dentist may recommend dental veneers or crowns to cover the discoloration for a white, bright smile.

Using Zoom teeth whitening to brighten smiles

Drs. Jon Celino and Jorge Aguilar use Zoom teeth whitening as one of the ways to achieve beautiful, stain-free smiles. Zoom teeth whitening is an in-office teeth whitening procedure that combines clinically tested whitening gels with light technology to achieve rapid and effective outcomes.

Before the procedure, the dentist professionally cleans your teeth to remove built-in plaque and tartar. Then, the dentist uses a protective barrier to isolate your lips and gums, exposing only your teeth to the whitening treatment. Next, the dentist will apply hydrogen-based bleaching gel on the visible surfaces of your teeth. Then, a WhiteSpeed lamp with a special LED light is positioned over your teeth to activate the whitening gel.

The dentist may repeat the above process 3-4 times, each session lasting about 15 minutes. In just one hour, all your bothersome stains will disappear, leaving you with a noticeable bright smile.

A white smile in just one visit!

Zoom teeth whitening is a fast and effective cosmetic procedure to perfect your smile when time is limited. Need a bright smile just in time for your upcoming wedding, interview, or date? Call (504) 486-3339 to reserve an appointment with Fleur De Lis Dental Care.