Safe and effective teeth whitening with Dr Josefina Guimaraes
Cosmetic Dentistry

Safe and effective teeth whitening with Dr Josefina Guimaraes

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For Dr Josefina Guimaraes of EVP Dental, whitening smiles is not just a part of her profession, it’s a passion. Dr Guimaraes has been whitening teeth for over 12 years and still enjoys helping her patients achieve their goal of a brighter smile through a procedure that’s as conservative and simple as teeth whitening.

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For Dr Josefina Guimaraes of EVP Dental, whitening smiles is not just a part of her profession, it’s a passion. Dr Guimaraes has been whitening teeth for over 12 years and still enjoys helping her patients achieve their goal of a brighter smile through a procedure that’s as conservative and simple as teeth whitening.

“Teeth whitening has become one of the most frequently requested dental procedures” she says. “Patients demand whiter and more perfect smiles. I help them achieve that in a safe and comfortable environment where they know what to expect from the product and are cared for throughout their treatment.”

Why see a Dentist for Teeth Whitening?

Philips ZOOM! Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is so widely available, it can be difficult for the individual to know what’s right for them and their teeth.

“Everyone’s teeth are unique; some are more sensitive than others.” She says. “This is one amongst many reasons to see a registered dentist for teeth whitening.”

“In chair whitening allows us to use higher concentration bleaching agents in comparison to online whitening kits which means the results are almost immediate. With ZOOM! in chair whitening, we can safely achieve up to 8 lighter shades in 45 minutes.”

During in chair teeth whitening treatment, the gums and soft tissues are covered to prevent irritation and burns, which means the dentist has better control of the whitening gel. This is not the case with online whitening kits where the gel can potentially leak into the gums and cause irritation.

Before and after teeth whitening

“We’re also able to cover any sensitive areas in the teeth, areas where the gum has receded, worn edges, cracks.” It’s a safer way to whiten teeth, Dr Guimaraes says.“We examine your teeth before proceeding with treatment to determine the extent of staining and to register the current shade. We also discuss your expectations, answer any questions you have and then provide treatment that permits near-immediate results. The patient then goes home with a brighter, healthier-looking smile” She says.

What’s the Philips ZOOM! In-Chair Teeth Whitening Process?

Before we start, the teeth and mouth are prepared, “ Dr Guimaraes says. “This involves polishing the teeth and protecting all the tissues around the teeth with barriers to avoid irritation.

“A layer of advanced whitening gel is applied and teeth are exposed to the WhiteSpeed blue LED lamp for 15 minutes. This accelerates the whitening process plus the lamps variable settings ensure the patient remains comfortable throughout the experience.”

Dr Guimaraes says that its normal for patients to experience some sensitivity, but assures that teeth whitening is safe and effective when used appropriately.

“We remove the whitening gel and repeat the process over 3 cycles of 15 minutes each. Once whitening is finished, we apply a post-treatment gel to protect tooth enamel and reduce sensitivity.”

Post-operative care instructions are discussed with the patient to ensure they can maintain their whiter smile after treatment.

“We also have home kits and pens the patient can purchase to maintain their smile at home. This works well in conjunction with in-chair treatment”, Dr Guimaraes explains.

Patients come first

Dr Josefina Guimaraes

"In-Chair teeth whitening can be the beginning of a more complex cosmetic journey for a patient, such as teeth bonding, cosmetic veneers, dental crowns or dental implants. For me, the most important thing is to help my patient achieve their goal and to make them feel comfortable during their treatment.” Dr Guimaraes says. “We have an excellent team of dentists, nurses and assistants committed to patient care and satisfaction.”

When asked what Dr Guimaraes enjoys the most about working at EVP Dental, she says,

“Our wonderful team and the high standard of service they provide to patients” further saying, “The level of care, communication and quality of treatment is why patients trust us with their oral health.”

Want Professional teeth whitening in East Victoria Park?

If you’re considering professional teeth whitening by a dentist or want some advice about in-chair whitening, take-home whitening kits or touch-up whitening pens contact our experienced and friendly team at EVP Dental today or read more about teeth whitening.

Call our East Vic Park team on 9470 3944 or if you’re an existing patient, book an appointment online.

Phillips ZOOM! Whitening Special Offer for $799 

Enjoy professional in-chair teeth whitening and you’ll also receive a FREE Home Whitening kit! (total package valued at $1050).

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Terms and Conditions: Offer includes Phillips ZOOM! professional in-chair teeth whitening treatment plus 1 x take-home whitening kit (2 x trays, 3 x syringes) and impressions at EVP Dental within a 75 minute appointment, available on alternate Saturdays only. To be eligible, a patient must mention this offer upon booking. Patients that are new to EVP Dental require an examination and scale and clean appointment to assess their suitability for whitening. Existing patients must have had a check-up within the last 12 months and oral hygiene clean within the last two months for optimal whitening results. Any dental services required prior to undertaking this offer will be at the patient’s expense. Prices may be subject to change. Not all patients are suitable candidates for teeth whitening, and results vary for each individual. Excludes preparation time. Research conducted in the US using 25% HP Zoom! Kit, funded by Discus Dental.