zoom Tooth whitening instructions


Zoom Instructions for Patients

Please read the following instructions prior to your whitening appointment and contact us if you have questions.


1) Please ensure that you have had a recent check up and cleaning before you have any whitening treatment. For best results 2-3 months prior would be sufficient.

2)  Please use Oral-B fluoride rinse twice a day for a minimum of one week prior to your whitening appointment. You can purchase the rinse through our office or any drug store of you choice.  This measure will help to decrease chances of sensitivity after your procedure.

3)  Please note the procedure takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and approximately 45 minutes set up time in the chair.

4)   Please take 2 Advil tablets one hour prior to your dental whitening this will also ensure that you are comfortable during the procedure.  You may want to take 2 more tablets before bedtime if you have noticed any sensitivity


1)   Please avoid any stain causing foods after your whitening procedure for 48 hours.  This would include any food or drink that would stain a white T-Shirt.   IE: Coffee, tea, red wine, tomato sauces, curries ect…

2)  If you do have extreme pain or sensitivity please call our office as you may require in office fluoride treatment.

3)  If you do have minor sensitivity continue using your Oral-B fluoride rinse twice a day for an additional week.

4)  The whitening process dehydrates your teeth so it is very important to drink a lot of water in the next 24 hours to rehydrate.