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(To be followed for the first 24 hours)

Everyone's teeth have a protective layer called the acquired pellicle. This layer contains the surface dental stains and is removed during a regular dental cleaning or the whitening process. It takes 12 to 24 hours for the barrier to fully develop again. To maximize the whitening and reduce shade relapse, we ask that you do not consume dark liquids or foods (i.e. coffee, tea, dark soft drinks, or red wine), as well as refraining from wearing colored lipsticks. In addition, we recommend that you avoid any "yellow" foods such as white wine and potato chips.

To avoid any unnecessary post-procedure sensitivity, please take whatever medication you would normally use for a headache.

Smoking is not permitted for the first 24 hours . Smoking will have a negative impact on the improved shade of the newly whitened teeth.

Please begin your home maintenance with the BriteSmile toothpaste today. You must brush twice a day with the BriteSmile toothpaste to maximize the life span of your whitening treatment. Remember you must not use toothpastes or gels with color for the first 24 hours. In addition, do not use any mouthwash or home fluoride treatments with color. If your daily home care involves the use of Peridex, please wait 24 hours before resuming use of this product.

Food and Drink Recommendations for the First 24 Hours

Main Entrée Suggestions : Turkey, White Tuna (no vinegar), White Fish, Canned Chicken Breast, Chicken Breast without skin, Grilled Cheese with White Cheddar or Mozzarella Cheese, Pasta with White Sauce such as Alfredo

Side Dish Suggestions : Plain Pasta Noodles, White Rice, Mashed or Baked Potato without peel

Beverage Suggestions: Milk, Water, Clear Soda, Tonic

For Caffeine: Storm Soda and Aqua Java have caffeine for those who require it

Alcohol: Zima, Vodka, Gin

Fruits and Vegetables: Apples and Pears without peel, Cauliflower

Snacks : Cottage Cheese, Plain or Vanilla Yogurt, White Cheese such as White Cheddar or Mozzarella

Condiments : Mayonnaise, Sour Cream, and White Gravy

Carbohydrate Suggestions: White Bread without crust, Flour Tortillas (white), Saltine Crackers

Breakfast Suggestions: Pancakes with Karo Syrup, Scrambled Egg Whites, Oatmeal, Malt-O-Meal, Cream of Wheat

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