Questions and Answers

Is teeth whitening safe?

Yes. Clinical studies have shown that whiteing your teeth under the supervision of a dental professional is safe for teeth and gums. Always ensure that the products are EU compliant.


What are the side effects of whitening?

The most common side effect is tooth and gum sensitivity. Your dentist will be able to advise you on whether you are a good candiate for whitening and they can also ensure you are using the right concentration of whitening formula.

Philips Zoom whitening products contain 2 mild desensitising agents, potassium nitrate and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate, which are proven to reduce sensitivity.


How long will my whitening results last?

Whitening treatments help to reduce existing stains, but through comsumption of coffee, soft drinks, or through natural ageing, your teeth may become discoloured again. Maintenance whitening at home can help combat recurring discolouration. 


What causes teeth to discolour?

There are many causes of tooth discolouration. Some of the most common include the consumption of highly coloured food and drinks such as red wine, coffee and tea. Some medications, ageing, smoking and trauma can also cause tooth discolouration.


How long does it take

With Philips Zoom in practice treatment you will see noticeable results in around 1 hour.


With Philips Zoom take home, when used as instructed you will achieve great results with 1-2 weeks depending on the concentration of formula and wesr time you select.