Laser Teeth Whitening: What is it?

Over the past couple of years, teeth whitening is something that people have started to look for and trust more and more. With Ross Gellar in the hit TV show Friends having such a dramatic teeth whitening, it hit the limelight of popular culture but it started even before this. Since the 1980’s, it’s become increasingly popular and the methods used have improved drastically. Back in the day, the most popular method of teeth whitening was what we now think of as hair bleaching which was trays with peroxide in them, but now we can actually whiten teeth with the process of laser teeth whitening.

So what makes laser teeth whitening so good then? Well, for starters, it has the capability to be used for a number of different dental problems such as fighting tooth decay and gum disease as well as the obvious of giving you pearly white teeth, but one of the main reasons it’s so popular is the fact the it gives such exceptional outcomes with a minimal amount of time.

It works by utilising the different frequencies found within laser light to effectively bleach the outer layers of the tooth, giving them a stunning white appearance. To do this, a peroxide free whitening gel is applied to the surface of the teeth which activates when the laser light hits it, causing a reaction that whitens the teeth and can even have an effect on some older veneers and crowns when used correctly. So with all this talk, what are the pro’s and cons of a laser teeth whitening service then?

The list of pro’s starts out strong with the visible effects of a laser teeth whitening procedure starting to show in just a few hours following your treatment, giving a solid backing to a treatment known as the quickest dental treatment ever. This speed in which you see a turnaround on your spend is the biggest benefit of all as your time is just as valuable as your money. Another huge pro is that we do not use any form of peroxide in our laser teeth whitening treatments which is a big thing as for decades, peroxides have been the best way to whiten teeth. Instead, we use a safe and gentle whitening gel that is 100% peroxide free to whiten patients teeth.

Now for the con’s, and really there’s only one that comes to mind for us. Some clients will feel a small amount of discomfort in their mouth after the procedure, as well as an increased level of sensitivity in their teeth although this will fade shortly after the procedure and you can return to your normal daily life. Last but not least, what about the results… how will my teeth look after having a laser teeth whitening treatment done?

The results vary from person to person and nobodies teeth are the same as another persons, but by using laser teeth whitening we can lighten your teeth up to 14 shades, allowing you to choose from a more subtle white to give you a bit more confidence in your smile all the way through to having teeth that will catch the eye no matter where

What exactly is an oxygen facial?

Let’s be honest, glowing skin isn’t some form of miracle that happens overnight. In fact, it requires a lot of care and commitment to get your skin this way and maintain its radiance. One thing people try is layers and layers of makeup but this can’t give you the feeling that you have when your skin is naturally beautiful, and the oxygen facial is something that can help you have skin like that! So the big question is, what is an oxygen facial and how does it work?

Well firstly, physicians use oxygen facials thanks to the restorative and regenerative powers of oxygen and for decades it has been used as a method of treatment for burns and wounds that wouldn’t heal correctly otherwise. These regenerative functions of oxygen have inspired skincare experts all over the world to start to incorporate oxygen in both body and facial treatment, which in turn led to the oxygen facial.

An oxygen facial is a treatment that is specifically designed to nourish all the layers of your skin and promote the growth of collagen from within. The treatment is performed by using a specialised machine designed to spray incredibly highly concentrated amounts of oxygen into the epidermis, otherwise known as the outer layer of the skin. This oxygen is mixed and infused with a variety of different vitamins, minerals, extracts and nutrients that are all chosen thanks to their rejuvenative properties, with huge celebrities such as Madonna making an oxygen facial their treatment of choice for smoother and plumper looking skin. Results are visible immediately and your skin is left looking and feeling hydrated, along with a boosted level of firmness and elasticity which contribute to the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.

Your skin is the protective barrier that separates you and the outside world and on a daily basis is battered and beaten with the effects of pollution and the weather. Thanks to the Industrial revolution hundreds of years ago and ongoing deforestation around the world, the planets oxygen levels have dropped from around 35% to as little as around 17% in some cities which is incredibly low. Due to this deprivation from oxygen, damage can occur to your skin which over time can accumulate and result in stressed, tired and ageing skin.

Keeping this all in consideration, it makes sense that an oxygen facial would provide your skin with a huge benefit and doing so can eliminate ageing skin from your life, replacing it with younger looking radiant skin!