Comparison Professional Zoom! & BriteSmile Laser Teeth Bleaching In-office

Professional laser Zoom! is manufactured by Discus Dental, Inc, also manufactures the professional laser BriteSmile. They looks very similar, what works better of Britesmile or Zoom!? In fact they both work great and whiten your teeth fast. However there was some indication that the Zoom! system created a bit more sensitivity but that varied between individual patients. If you're looking for a spa experience, BriteSmile is your bet. But if you're looking for low maintenance, Zoom! may be better.

  Zoom! BriteSmile
Costs Average cost is $500-700 per treatment Average price is $500 per treatment
Effectiveness Average 8 shades. Most patients 6-10 shades Average 9 shades. Up to a maximum of 14
Last Time Average last about 1-2 years Average last about 1-2 years
A Treat Time About 1 hour About 1 hour
Whitener 25% Or 15% Hydrogen Peroxide Gel
pH 6.5

Whitening light A mercury, metal halide lamp which is filtered to emit light in the 350nm to 450nm range.
The light uses an infrared filter to reduce heat at the tooth surface, per a study by the University Health Research Group Inc., Zoom's light emits small but not significant amounts of UVB (ultra-violet).
BriteSmile's blue wavelength light is not a laser.

It is a mercury vapor plasma arc lamp, which emits virtually no heat, no harmful UV (ultraviolet) light and is clinically proven safe for tooth enamel, skin, gums, and other soft tissues.
Side Effects About 20% of those undergoing this process will experience increased tooth sensitivity, including sharp pains or a persistant mild to moderate ache, which can last for a days. About 20% of those undergoing the procedure experience a temporary increase in tooth sensitivity. This only lasts 1-2 days.
Safety The Zoom! Laser Teeth Bleaching is safe.
It was found conclusively that no structural change in teeth, no adverse impacts on fillings and no softening of tooth enamel.
Safety studies conducted at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey found conclusively that BriteSmile resulted in no structural change in teeth;
No adverse impacts on fillings and no softening of tooth enamel.
Taboo Children age 13 and under, pregnant or lactating women.

Light sensitive individuals including those undergoing PUVA therapy or other photo-chemotherapy, as well as patients with melanoma, should not have the Zoom! In-office procedure.
Children age 13 and under, pregnant or lactating women.
Comparison Professional Zoom! & BriteSmile Laser Teeth Whitening In-office
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