Here's a dirty little secret: I used to smoke. Not just an occasional naughty ciggie, mind you; I was a full time 10-20 cigarettes per day kind of heavy smoker. And ever since I quit years ago, I thought frequently about getting my teeth whitened to lighten of the nicotine stains on my teeth, but somehow never got around to it. So when Pure Smile Sydney offered me a free one hour cosmetic teeth whitening session, I didn't hesitate to say yes.
And without further ado, here is my brighter, whiter smile! Pretty brilliant isn't it?
Next up, JB fills a mouth tray with Pure Smile's peroxide-free, all natural whitening gel and fits it into my mouth, hands me a pair of protection glasses (which I dutifully put on) and shines a dental grade LED light on my mouth. This process is repeated every 15 minutes for four times while I sit back and relax. At the end of the session, I rinse my teeth and that's it!
Pain/discomfort factor: There was no pain but at first I was slightly uncomfortable with having people on the travelator giving me curious glances. I soon got over it and just closed my eyes for a rest. I hadn't slept well the night before so was quite happy to get a bit of rest.
Results: The immediate result was brighter but very patchy teeth. JB explained that the patchiness was due to existing calcium spots which become more obvious right after the whitening process. He then reassured me the patchiness will disappear in around 30-45 minutes, which (thankfully) they did. The nicotine stains on my teeth have visibly lightened, leaving me with brighter smile.
Have you tried teeth whitening before? Will you?
Disclaimer: The product and service mentioned in this post were supplied to me for trial and review however all opinions are my own.