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ZOOM!® - Teeth Whitening
IntroductionThe Zoom!® Professional Whitening System (Zoom!®) is one of the newest ways to whiten your teeth and brighten your smile. Zoom!® is a bleaching process that safely lightens discolored teeth. It is quick and easy. The process can be completed in your dentist’s office in just over one hour.
Your dentist will place a protective covering over your lips and gums before the Zoom!® You will also wear protective eyeglasses. Whitening Gel is applied to your teeth. The Whitening Gel contains hydrogen peroxide. A Zoom!® Whitening Lamp is focused on your teeth to activate the hydrogen peroxide. The Zoom!® light helps the hydrogen peroxide to penetrate your teeth and break up stains and discoloration.
Zoom!® produces dramatic results in a short amount of time. Zoom!® whitens teeth an average of eight shades. With proper care, your teeth can always remain lighter than they were before. You should brush your teeth twice daily and perform regular tooth flossing. Your dentist can provide you with Zoom!® Take-Home Gel for occasional touch-ups.
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