Day White is the teeth whitening that
was used in the original ABC's Extreme Makeover.
It contains the active ingredient hydrogen peroxide and is available in 2
a) 7.5% b)
goes without saying, but in case you are in too much of a hurry to
|1. Brush and
floss before you start
whitening this is a must.
Brushed and flossed teeth
are free from potential plaque and debri that
can prevent the whitening agents from getting to
the surface of the teeth.
In a counterclockwise motion, twist and pull off the clear plastic
from the end of the
Place the mixing nozzle on
the end of the syringe and
secure by twisting
the mixing nozzle in a clockwise motion.
Place a small amount of gel
in the middle of each compartment
|4. Squeeze gel in
of the tray. (See
Only place the gel on the part of the tray that is facing
front of the tooth. To guide you the “gel
drop” represents the average
size drop you should dispense into each tooth compartment.
(If in doubt - use less)
At your next whitening
session you must remove the residue gel in the mixing tip
by squeezing this out. This bit is
Use small amount of
Squeeze out inactive
Place the tray with the gel in your
|5. Seat the tray
in your mouth
As you insert the tray, be careful not to push the gel out of the Whitening
tray. You may see “bubbling” within your trays while wearing them.
This bubbling is actually part of the whitening process.
Take extra care to avoid getting
gel on your gums.
excess gel with your finger or a cotton swab.
(Leave the trays in your mouth for
+- 45 minutes 2X daily
or leave the trays in the mouth for +-1
hour 1X daily)
to remove excess gel
rinse the trays with cold
If necessary, use a toothbrush to remove
any residual gel.
Place the trays in a storage case, and store them in a cool dry place.
Rinse and brush your
teeth to remove excess gel.
Well done! View your smile in the mirror and repeat whitening process
until results have been reached.
Leave trays in
your mouth for 30 -45 minutes twice a day.
Practically it is best to do this in the morning and at night after brushing &
The treatment should go uninterrupted. If you must skip a day or
two, the process
must be extended to compensate for the time missed. In order to maintain the whitest
tooth shade possible, it is best to avoid substances such as coffee, tea, red wine and
Place tip cap on syringe nozzle after each use to avoid potential product leakage
# Try to minimize consumption of coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco, because these
substances may re-stain the teeth during and after
the whitening process
# Continue good oral hygiene throughout the
# Store any remaining whitening gel in a cool dry place for later use once the process
# Use the treatment while pregnant or lactating
# Whiten if you have diabetes or heart disease,
consult your physician
# Overload whitening trays with gel as tooth and/or
gum irritation may occur
# Use any household or other whitening products to
whiten your teeth
# Eat, drink or smoke while wearing your custom
# Don’t freeze the remaining whitening gel
Some patients may experience increased tooth sensitivity to cold
during the treatment,
while others may have nonspecific sensitivity in their teeth, gums, tongue, lips or
If any of these symptoms occur and are more than mild, discontinue the treatment until
you speak with your dental professional.. The symptoms should subside within 1-3 days
after interrupting the treatment.
When the sensitivity is gone, consider the following options. If the
problem is gum irritation,
reduce the amount of gel used in your trays. Also, place your trays on your teeth and
examine them. If the trays extend over your gums, have your dental professional trim
to prevent the gel from getting on your gums.
If the sensitivity is in the teeth, try whitening every other or
every third night.
If the sensitivity persists, ask your dental professional for Tooth Mousse®, a
gel to be used in conjunction with the whitening gel. Again, if the discomfort
discontinue the treatment and consult your dental professional. It is normal to see dark
in the trays where you have amalgam (silver) fillings.
The gel oxidizes the surface stains on theses amalgam fillings. The area of the tooth
to the gums may take longer to lighten than the biting edge. It will also remain the
part of the tooth.
Some patients will never need to repeat the whitening process.
However, if you notice that
you are acquiring some stain, you may do a touch-up for one to three nights every
4 -6 months. You can purchase more whitening syringes from your dental professional.
ALWAYS contact your dental professional if you have