Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does Teeth Whitening Really Work?
A: It is a known fact that the condition of our teeth can affect your overall image. A smile that exudes sparkling white and clean teeth will surely exude a positive impression. Of course, keeping your teeth clean at all times is an important part of your hygiene. Due to stains from certain foods, smoking and even aging can lead to the yellowing of the teeth. It is indeed unappealing to show off your stained teeth. In order to deal with this issue, our teeth whitening service can bring back the sparkle to your teeth.
Q: How Long Does The Treatment Take?
A: Our treatment takes less than 1 Hour, we apply 2 X 20 Minute applications of our Advanced Whitening Gel and accelerate the process using our accelerator light. Together with Pre and Post treatment Consultation the treatment is usually done within the Hour.
Q: Does Teeth Whitening Work On Veneers, Crowns, Bridges And Fillings?
A: Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening procedure will not whiten crowns, veneers, bridges or fillings however they will be restored to their original colour.
Q: Does Teeth Whitening Damage The Enamel Of The Teeth?
A: Research shows there is no risk to the enamel of the teeth after using
Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening Treatment.
Q: Is It Safe And Will It Hurt?
A: Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening procedure is completely safe, gentle and effective. The procedure will not damage enamel or existing fillings. The majority of our clients experience no pain or sensitivity after our Professional Teeth Whitening treatment. A very small percentage of customers may experience slight sensitivity to the gums for approximately 24 hours after treatment. We also recommend avoiding hot drinks for 24 hours after the treatment if any sensitivity is experienced.
Q: How White Will My Teeth Get?
A: Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening treatment can achieve results of up to 16 shades lighter (after two full sessions). The average shade difference with our 2 X 20 Minute applications is 8 shades lighter. As everybody’s teeth are slightly different every client’s teeth respond a little differently, but in most cases the results are impressive. During your Consultation our technician will discuss the results that you personally can expect to achieve.
Q: How Long Does The Teeth Lightening last?
A: It all depends on the individual, if you smoke tobacco, or drink lots of red wine or coffee, these type of things all have an effect on the longevity of the treatment. If you go to the dentist on a regular basis and have regular cleanings then this will help keep the lightening effect. we also provide a TOP UP service which clients can use between 3 to 6 months after the initial treatment.
Q: Is Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening’s Procedure For Everyone?
A: Virtually anyone wanting to lighten their teeth can benefit from using our teeth whitening treatment, including people with severe food, coffee, tobacco or tetracycline stains. Anyone over 16 years of age is suitable for the procedure, Teeth Whitening In Irvine, however, recommends that you do not have our treatment while nursing or pregnant, or receiving orthodontic treatment, or have extensive dental work, such as veneers or crown/bridges. These factors will be reviewed by our technician’s initial consultation.
Q: Who Carries Out The Treatment And Is It Legal?
A: Pearly Perfects teeth whitening technicians are fully trained in the Teeth Whitening System. Teeth Whitening has been defined as a Cosmetic treatment on 28 June 2001 by the House of Lords ruling in the case of Optident Limited and another versus The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. This means that they fall under the EU Cosmetics Directive (implemented in the UK by the UK Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 1996). The legal definition of a cosmetic product is:
“any substance or preparation intended for placing in contact with the various external part of the human body or with the teeth and mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or principally to cleaning them, perfuming them or protecting them in order to keep them in good condition, change their appearance or correct body odours”
Pearly Perfects Teeth Whitening does not offer any Dental Treatment or Dental Advice to customers. Teeth Whitening is purely a Cosmetic Procedure as laid down in European Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
All the products we use have been tested and proved to be safe under the above EU Directive.
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