Keeping your teeth white after a professional whitening service in Moonee Ponds

You did it. You took the leap and scheduled a professional teeth whitening treatment with your dentist. Now, you love your results, and you’re confidently showing off your smile, but a small part of you might be worried about how long this dazzling smile can last.

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

It’s true. The results of your whitening treatment can be stunning, but they won’t last forever if you go back to your old habits. To keep your smile sparkling it’s important to remember these tips:

  • The same things that caused your teeth to discolour before will cause it again. In many cases, discoloration is caused by eating and drinking dark foods and beverages. If you’re still drinking several cups of coffee each morning, you’re likely to see your smile become dingy again. You can also try brushing your teeth after you consume dark foods and beverages to remove the particles immediately.
  • Brush and floss. Good dental hygiene is important for the health of your mouth. But it’s also important for the appearance of your smile. Brushing and flossing will remove food particles that could otherwise begin to cause discoloration. While many patients think they need to use whitening toothpaste, for most individuals regular toothpaste will work effectively. If you do use whitening toothpaste, limit it to one or two times per week and use regular toothpaste the rest of the time.
  • Stop smoking. If you smoke or use tobacco products, try to quit. These products are not only harmful to your health but can be hurting your smile as well.
  • Consider touch-ups and maintenance treatments using our Kör Whitening System. Even with the best dental habits, it’s hard to keep your smile white all the time. The Kör Home Whitening System allows you to keep your smile looking great all the time.

A bright smile can go a long way to helping you feel confident. To learn more about your teeth whitening options in Sunbury or Moonee Ponds, call the Smile in Style office today.


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Safe Amalgam Removal Protocol

  • Chlorella drink prior is given prior to treatment and a mouth rinse post-treatment. Chlorella can help bind and prevent mercury absorption.
  • Physical protective barriers - Masks, protective coverings, eyewear, in-mouth non-latex dental dams, and other steps are taken to prevent physical contact with mercury for the patient and staff.
  • Oral evacuation - Generous amounts of water are used to continuously rinse particulate matter from the mouth while suctioning it away. Combined with protective dental dams, this prevents patients from swallowing dental amalgam particles during treatment. Additionally, the rinsing helps lower the temperature of the filling, reducing the amount of mercury vapour released.
  • External air - A continuous supply of non-contaminated air or oxygen is delivered via a mask or similar apparatus, preventing inhalation of mercury vapour or particles.
  • "Chunk it out" method - Rather than using a drill to grind the filling down, it is carefully removed in the largest possible pieces, minimising friction, vaporisation.
  • High Volume Evacuation Suction is used by the dental assistant to remove amalgam particles in the mouth.
  • High Volume Air suction and Air Purifiers are used in the clinical room that is able to remove mercury vapour from the room.
  • Amalgam separator use - This device collects mercury-contaminated waste before it can enter the sewage system, allowing us to dispose of it safely.