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A Guide to In-Chair Teeth Whitening: What to Expect at the Dentist Quality Teeth Whitening Treatments
A Guide to In-Chair Teeth Whitening: What to Expect at the Dentist Experienced, Professional Treatment
A Guide to In-Chair Teeth Whitening: What to Expect at the Dentist Personalised Care
A Guide to In-Chair Teeth Whitening: What to Expect at the Dentist Customised Teeth Whitening Treatment Options
Whether you’re getting ready for a special event or simply want to brighten your everyday look, our teeth whitening treatments offer a fast, easy, and affordable way to enhance your smile. As the most non-invasive cosmetic dental procedure, teeth whitening is a popular choice for achieving noticeable results with minimal effort.
At MC Dental, we’re committed to providing professional care with experienced dentists performing every step of your whitening treatment. Utilising the latest Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed technology and the Pola Advanced Tooth Whitening System, we ensure your smile transformation is in expert hands. Trust MC Dental to deliver the radiant smile you deserve with the highest standards of care and safety.

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TAKE-HOME CUSTOM

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Professional teeth whitening at home for convenience and comfort

  • Take-home whitening kit
  • Custom-made trays by your dentist
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IN-CHAIR LITE

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Get started with an intro to in-chair teeth whitening

  • In-chair whitening with a dentist
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IN-CHAIR PREMIUM

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Includes a take home maintenance kit so you can build on your in-chair result at home

  • In-chair whitening with a dentist
  • Take-home maintenance kit with custom trays
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IN-CHAIR LUXE

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The ultimate in-chair whitening experience. Clean, whiten and maintain for an optimum result

  • Exam, clean, fluoride, x-rays (x-rays if needed)
  • In-chair whitening with a dentist
  • Take-home maintenance kit with custom trays
  • 24 months of maintenance gels (1 gel tube every 6 months)

T&Cs: The patient must consult with a dentist before undergoing any whitening treatment to determine suitability. Teeth whitening is not suitable for all patients. Whitening results vary depending on individual circumstances. To ensure the best results, the patient may require a check-up & clean (extra fee except for the Luxe package) before teeth whitening. Package price is not able to be used in conjunction with any other offer. No further discount applies. Components of the package are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Teeth whitening packages are available with participating dentists only.


Take the first step with a complimentary 15 minute teeth whitening consult

Book a complimentary 15-minute tooth whitening consultation today, and your dentist can check if you are eligible for teeth whitening. Additionally, learn about the teeth whitening options, including take-home kits and in-chair surgery options and offers.

Call 8608-8968 or book a free teeth whitening consultation online. Available with participating dentists only.

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In-Chair Teeth Whitening guide: What to Expect at the dentist

Learn about the in-chair teeth whitening process:

  • From the initial consultation and assessment to the application of protective measures and professional-grade whitening agents.
  • Post-treatment care is crucial for maintaining results and managing any sensitivity.

In-Chair Teeth Whitening

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Why Is Teeth Whitening by a Dentist Safer?

Your smile is an investment, and you deserve the safest, most effective whitening treatment possible.We have:

  • Customized Treatment Plans: Each treatment plan is tailored to individual dental health needs.
  • High-Quality Whitening Agents: Professional-grade products are used for both safety and effectiveness.
  • Dentist-Performed Procedures: Our dentists handle every step of the process, minimising risks and ensuring optimal outcomes.

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Teeth Whitening Options & Cost Compared

Explore various teeth whitening options before booking dentist near you:

  • In-chair treatments: Provide quick, professional results but may be at a higher cost.
  • At-home kits: Offer convenience and affordability with slower outcomes.
  • Over-the-counter products: Most accessible but vary widely in effectiveness.
  • Fully understand each method to select the best one for your needs.

Teeth Whitening Options

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Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is an easy and cost-effective way to achieve a brighter smile and boost confidence. However, it does have some cons to consider too:

  • It may cause temporary sensitivity and gum irritation.
  • Consistent maintenance is necessary to keep your pearly white.
  • In-chair teeth whitening can be costly at times.
  • Different individuals will have different whitening results.

Weigh these pros and cons before deciding on treatment.

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Foods & drinks to avoid when teeth whitening

Top 5 Foods and Drinks to Avoid After Whitening

Did you know that foods and drinks contribute significantly to teeth discoloration?

  • Post-whitening, it’s crucial to avoid foods and drinks that can easily stain your teeth.
  • Such as: Coffee, Berries, red wine and acidic foods.
  • Protect your new smile and maintain the whitening results as long as possible.

Top foods and drinks to avoid

Teeth Whitening FAQ

Who performs the in-chair whitening treatment at MC Dental?

At MC Dental, your experienced dentist administers your whitening treatment. We believe this provides an optimum experience and the highest level of professional care. When comparing prices with other whitening clinics, it may be worth asking who provides the treatment and the level of experience they have.

What kind of whitening technology does MC Dental use for teeth whitening at the dentist?

As with all other areas of dentistry, MC Dental are serious about using proven technology. We also recognise that teeth whitening at the dentist is not a “one size fits all” treatment, which is why we offer different options and packages for teeth whitening.

 

Why does MC Dental have different packages for teeth whitening at the dentist?

At MC Dental, we offer different packages to best suit the needs of the individual patient. Factors that help match a patient to their most suited package include:

  • The speed at which teeth whitening is desired.
  • Their level of sensitivity and/or gum health.
  • A patient’s interest in maintaining longer-term teeth whitening.
Why does teeth whitening cost vary?

The teeth whitening cost varies due to a number of factors, including:

  • The cost of the kit/active ingredients used in the treatment
  • The time taken by the dentist to administer your treatment
  • The inclusion of teeth whitening maintenance items (if included in your package)
What is the process of teeth whitening and how does teeth whitening work?

The teeth whitening process involves using hydrogen peroxide paste, which is placed on your teeth and rinsing it off several times. The paste creates a chemical reaction in the enamel that breaks down the staining compounds. The result is noticeably whiter teeth from one short treatment. It is not uncommon for a single procedure to lighten teeth by six or seven shades.

What are the professional teeth whitening options available at MC Dental?

At MC Dental, we offer 15-minute complementary teeth whitening consultation with our qualified dentists. During the initial consultation, your dentist will double-check if you’re eligible for teeth whitening. If so, you can get the 60-90 minutes no-fuss teeth whitening experience by our expert Melbourne dentist.

How long does it take for custom-made teeth whitening trays to get made?

Custom-made teeth whitening trays are typically created within one week. Our receptionist will promptly notify you when the trays are ready for collection, then you can start your smile makeover journey!

Why choose SDI Pola teeth whitening take-home kits?

VALUE & ACCURACY

SDI Pola’s formula maintains a neutral pH, ensuring the protection of teeth and gums. This commitment to quality has earned the trust of dentists and patients worldwide.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA 

All the teeth whitening kits are locally made and come in SDI Australia’s original sealed boxes. This guarantees the authenticity and quality of the product.

MINIMAL REACTION

SDI Pola’s recommended formula includes a desensitising agent, which not only whitens teeth but also reduces plaque formation, cavities, and strengthens teeth. This minimises any potential sensitivity during the whitening process.

BACKED AND TRUSTED BY MISS UNIVERSE AUSTRALIA 

SDI Pola products have been trusted and used by Miss Universe Australia contestants and state finalists for years. This endorsement further demonstrates the reliability and effectiveness of SDI Pola teeth whitening products.

What are the common causes of teeth discoloration and staining?

Patients often ask about teeth discoloration and staining. Both lifestyle factors and structural tooth faults can contribute to stained teeth, including:

  • Natural aging of teeth
  • Bacterial pigments
  • Staining food and drinks (such as coffee, tea, wine, and food coloring)
  • Tobacco/smoking
  • Certain antibiotics

To prevent further staining of your teeth, it can be effective to cut down on the consumption of these staining substances.

MC Dental Teeth Whitening T&Cs

Prior to undergoing any teeth whitening treatment, it is essential for patient to consult with a dentist at MC Dental. Please note that teeth whitening may not be suitable for all patients, and the results can vary based on individual circumstances. To achieve the best outcomes, a check-up and professional dental cleaning (additional fee) may be required before the whitening treatment. During the complimentary consultation, MC Dental staff can process health fund quotes using a physical or digital card.

You can create your online dental booking today and experience one of the best teeth whitening Melbourne can offer. Visit dentist near me page and find MC Dental clinic closest to you.

How do I get a parking discount with my appointment?

MC Dental is located at Melbourne Central Shopping centre, Westfield Doncaster Shopping town Glen Waverley, Docklands near Marvel Stadium, Brighton and Highpoint Shopping Centre. If you are looking for dentist near me with convenient or free parking, please read below.

Melbourne Central Parking A parking discount is applied with a shopping centre retail receipt. For more information, visit  https://www.melbournecentral.com.au/centre-info/location-parking. 

Docklands Marvel Stadium – An MC Dental Docklands receptionist can issue a Marvel Stadium parking discount or a complimentary parking ticket if available. Please ask reception to put aside a parking ticket when you visit the clinic for your appointment.

Westfield Doncaster Shopping centre– Download the Westfield Plus app for a parking discount. For more information, please visit here.

MC Dental Glen Waverley — Free on-street parking available.

MC Dental Brighton — Accessible and free off-street parking.

MC Dental Highpoint shopping centre – Free parking available.

Which teeth whitening treatment is best for you?

The best way to find out which teeth whitening method is the right match for you is to speak to an expert teeth whitening dentist. MC Dental offers a complimentary 15-minute consultation so you can have all your teeth whitening questions answered and receive personalised recommendations tailored to your circumstances from a qualified dentist. For full details, please visit our Offers page or call (03) 8608 8968 and ask to book a 15-minute complementary teeth whitening consultation.

How much is professional in-chair teeth whitening at the dentist?

The cost of in-chair teeth whitening at the dentist may vary depending on the treatment package inclusions. Additionally, your teeth may require a professional dental cleaning prior to the whitening procedure.

At MC Dental, with the aim to ensure the best possible results, we offer packages from $549 to $999 for in-chair treatment. All whitening treatments at all MC Dental Melbourne clinics are performed by qualified dentists.

Is professional teeth whitening by dentist safe?

Teeth whitening, when done properly and under the guidance of dental professionals, is generally safe. At MC Dental, we use a specially formulated hydrogen peroxide paste that breaks down stains without harming the enamel. The result is noticeably whiter teeth, sometimes by up to six or seven shades after just one treatment.

Are there any side effects of teeth whitening?

While teeth whitening treatments are generally considered safe, it’s important to note that temporary tooth sensitivity or gum irritation can occur in some individuals. These side effects are typically mild in nature and tend to resolve on their own. To minimise the likelihood of side effects, it is important to carefully follow the instructions provided by your dentist and/or the product manufacturer. In this way, you can ensure a safer and more effective teeth whitening experience.

What is the difference between in-chair teeth whitening and a take-home teeth whitening kit?

The main difference between in-chair whitening and take-home kits lies in the concentration of the bleaching agent and the duration of the treatment. In-chair teeth whitening utilises higher concentrations of bleaching agents, allowing for quicker and more dramatic results, while take-home teeth whitening kits use lower concentrations and require longer treatment duration to achieve similar outcomes.

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It’s important to consult with your dentist to determine which option is most suitable for you, taking into consideration factors such as the severity of tooth discoloration, personal preferences, and any existing dental conditions. Your dentist will be able to provide personalised recommendations and guidance to help you achieve the best possible teeth whitening results.


 

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