Other cases of discoloration can be caused by factors our patients have limited control over — environmental challenges like heavy minerals in your drinking water or too much fluoride. Even medication can cause discoloration in some patients, leaving them feeling like they have to choose between their overall health or their appearance. While these factors can be a bit more complicated to solve with LumiSmile®, we will work with you to create a treatment plan that can help. However your teeth have become discolored, you don’t have to live with a smile that makes you unhappy. Tooth whitening is one of the most effective ways to enhance your smile. Tooth whitening is suitable for natural teeth to improve the shade (colour of the teeth). I used their pack of 21 teeth whitening treatments and I did see results, nothing transformational but my teeth are brighter and a little lighter. The best part is that my teeth didn’t feel sensitive after using them. Whitening toothpaste contains a low concentration of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide, not bleach, and can lighten teeth up to two shades. You will need to limit your use of these to protect against tooth enamel erosion and dentin exposure, which occurs over long-term, continuous use. Professional whitening at the dental office will provide the highest quality whitening safely and achieve the results you want. Your teeth will be whiter faster in the dental office than if you choose an over-the-counter whitening kit. Many products currently on the market promise whiter, brighter teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA) says that if you are a candidate for a whitening procedure, your dentist may suggest a procedure that can be done in a dental office. Other options include at-home products, which your doctor may give you or you can purchase over-the-counter. But, dental professionals, and the ADA, caution you about the improper use of such over-the-counter products. They are sometimes too abrasive and can damage the teeth with extended use. Once your gums are protected, you will relax in our comfortable leather massage chair. The whitening gel will then be carefully applied to your teeth while you watch TV or listen to music. On the Lumineux Non-Toxic Teeth Whitening Strips information handout, there is a disclaimer about white spots: “Sometimes people have white spots after using the strips. These are completely temporary and are not a sign of damage. It’s simply because your teeth didn’t have hydration for that time you had the strips on. They should be gone within 24 hours and in their wake will be overall whiter teeth.” The Luminous Shine Serum is a hydrating and brightening serum that whitens teeth rapidly and provides a mega shine. It contains a blend of urea peroxide, hydrogen peroxide, and ethically-sourced mica to polish teeth, brighten and reflect light, resulting in whiter teeth in 10 days or less. The serum is applied with an innovative doe-foot applicator for precise and streak-free application.