Dental care

How does tooth whitening work?

A: Tooth whitening gels contain Carbamide Peroxide which is dispensed into the custom fitted trays and worn over the teeth. Gel releases oxygen which penetrates the tooth enamel down to the dentine - lightening without harming your teeth.

Q: How long does it last?

A: Once whitened, your teeth should stay at that colour permanently. Over time your teeth may discolour through drinking, certain foods and the natural aging process, you can simply re-apply the gel to top up the procedure, you can order gel separately from BrilliantSmiles.

Q: Who can benefit from tooth whitening?

A: Almost everyone. Tooth whitening works best for people who have healthy, un-restored teeth and would like a whiter, brighter smile. Tetracycline discolorations and artificial dental work are usually not greatly responsive to dental bleaching.

Get in touch with Cosmetic dental services

Dental care

Our dental services have been established for over two decades in the Edinburgh area, providing a full range of routine and cosmetic dental services.

Your first appointment

This is a two-way process where we can discover your concerns about your oral health. Intraoral cameras can show you what the dentist sees. Then we carry out a full exam with X-rays, photographs and models. This enables the team to have plenty of information to provide a written treatment plan and quotation for the next visit.

If you want cosmetic dentistry we also have smile-enhancing software which can show you what can be achieved in a handful of visits to make your smile better.

For your comfort

Our reception is calming and fully air conditioned with food and drink available. For patients who are nervous we can provide intravenous sedation in the surroundings.

Services we provide

A) Cosmetic dentistry

  • Smile lifts with porcelain veneers in just two visits.
  • In house tooth whitening in half an hour.
  • Tooth coloured white filings and crowns.

B) Fresh breath clinic

C) Total gum care. Gum disease can increase the risk of heart disease and strokes.

D) Replacing missing teeth with dental implants.

E) Intravenous sedation for anxious and nervous patients.

F) NHS dentistry

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