How It Works

Technology

The Infinity™ Series Whitening Accelerator Lights: Professional whitening is best performed with light technology. Light technology is referred to as photocatylization and was first approved by the FDA for teeth whitening in 1996. The Infinty™ Series lights feature 8 LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) "bulbs" that emit a cool blue light with a wavelength of 480-520 nanometers, which is well within the visible light spectrum wavelengths. The light technology system works by accelerating, or catalyzing the chemical reaction, which results in the speeding up the treatment time. During a treatment the accelerator light is placed directly in front of the customer's open mouth for 15 minutes. The Infinity™ Series lights emit the perfect wavelength of light and are designed to accelerate the whitening process of our teeth whitening gel.

New Paint-On Technique & Teeth Whitening Gel: The procedure is very simple. First, the customer inserts a mouth prop between their back teeth to slightly open the mouth. Second, the client then inserts a disposable cheek retractor in their mouth to pull the lips and cheeks open slightly and to expose the teeth. Then, the client applies a tiny droplet of thick, sticky whitening gel to each tooth to be bleached and spreads each drop evenly over the tooth with a special brush. Our teeth whitening gel utilizes peroxide-based chemistry.  SmileLAB's teeth whitening gel has a water base which means that the whitening gel hydrates the teeth throughout the whitening procedure. Hydration of the teeth is important because that is what prevents sensitivity. The client then puts on the protective eyewear, adjusts the light correctly, the light is turned on and the treatment starts. The treatment time is in 15-20 minute intervals, and maybe repeated once per 24 hours maximum for a total of 30-40 treatment time per day.

It's Simple. Affordable. And Safe. Results are impressive. SmileLABS teeth whitening treatment is considered by industry insiders to be the best. The more treatments a person does over the course of six months to a year, the whiter the teeth may get and remain white and bright.
Big White uses technology from Smile Labs, LLC. This is a trusted company staffed by professionals with extensive formal dental experience. Big White receives all of it's whitening product and equipment from SmileLABS, and has been trained and certified by SmileLABS to administer teeth whitening services.

The Process: The SmileLABS™ Cosmetic Teeth Whitening System is very simple, but very effective as well. It uses technology that has been in use by dentists for over twenty years. It is a safe, pleasant, and very quick procedure to whiten your teeth in fifteen to thirty minutes, and at a price that just about anyone can afford.

Dental science has known that peroxide-based bleaching gel will break down into its working components of what are known as free oxygen radical atoms. These oxygen atoms are very reactive in this free radical state, and will cleave (break into smaller pieces) the long-chained chromophores (color containing molecules) that are abundant in stains on the outer surfaces and inside the microscopic pores of the enamel (outer-most layer) of adult teeth. When the atoms cleave these long molecules into smaller pieces, these pieces are no longer perceived as being “colored” or “stained” by our eyes and brain. The stain molecules are therefore still there, but in smaller uncolored pieces. The result is that the teeth appear whiter and brighter.

Dental research scientists also discovered that this break down of peroxide into free radicals would occur much more rapidly if the peroxide were exposed to bright, intense blue-green light in the wavelength of 480-520 nanometers. So this light greatly speeds up the reaction that makes teeth whiter, allowing cosmetic teeth whitening to occur in a matter of minutes rather than many hours of exposure to the peroxide. The result is bright white teeth in 15-30 minutes.

The SmileLABS™ Cosmetic Teeth Whitening System uses exactly this science in its whitening gels and accelerator light. We find that exposure to gel and light for 15 minutes will result in an average color change of 2-4 shades whiter as measured on a dental shade guide, and 5-8 shades whiter in a double treatment of two 15-minute treatments back to back in the same appointment.

“[SmileLABS] uses technology that has been in use by dentists for over twenty years. It is safe, pleasant, and a very quick procedure...”
-Smile Labs, LLC 

Procedure

Step by Step

The procedures is very simple, and an appointment usually takes less than hour from when the doorbell rings to when we say goodbye. Here is what to expect:

1) Fill out some paperwork

2) Use a teeth shade guide to record your current shade

3) Insert a cheek retractor (so you don't have to hold a smile the whole time, the retractor will do it for you)

4) Use a swab to clean and dry the surface of your teeth

5) Apply vitamin E to your gums to reduce sensitivity

6) Apply hydrogen peroxide gel to your teeth

7) Use Q-tip to remove excess gel from your gums

8) Activate accelarator light for a 15 minute session

9) When the session is done you will remove your cheek retractor and you will be given water to rinse and spit

10) Repeat for another 15 minute session

11) After this session, you will once again use the teeth shade guide to compare your before and after shades

12) Pay with cash or credit card, and then you're off to enjoy your new smile!

Results

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Noticeable Results

Your results will depend on the amount of existing staining in your teeth, but one thing is for certain: you will notice a difference. If your staining is minimal, then one treatment will likely bring you up to your maximum natural whiteness. However, if you have more staining then one treatment will increase your whiteness substantially, but you will likely need a follow-up appointment if you want to achieve your full whiteness.
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Teeth Shade Improvement

Each treatment includes two sessions. Each session is 15 minutes long, and will whiten your teeth 5-7 shades brighter. Thus, an appointment will whiten your teeth 10-14 shades brighter! A teeth shade guide will be provided for you to compare before and after.

How long does this last? It depends on your diet and brushing habits. If you drink a lot of coffee, tea, soda or smoke then staining will come back more quickly. However, if you take good care of your teeth then you will only need to schedule an appointment once or twice a year! That means just one appointment every 6-12 months!