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Teeth Whitening -here in Dunfermline

Red wine, coffee, age and genetics can make your teeth yellow and discoloured, which can have an ageing effect and spoil your appearance.

Teeth whitening is a simple and inexpensive way to make your teeth whiter. Although not a permanent solution, tooth whitening, if done properly, will usually last between 6 and 12 months. It gives a brighter smile which is still very natural.


We can carry out tooth whitening for suitable patients utilising a more gentle tray whitening approach - with patients wearing custom-made thin gum shield-like trays containing bleaching gels. These trays are worn over a two or three week period for up to 2 hours per session, every other day.This more gentle approach reduces the sensitivity which can affect some patients during the whitening period.


Whitening helps patients achieve a more youthful appearance and in more deeply discoloured teeth, an improvement in colour of 3 shades can be achieved. A couple of top-up sessions are then carried out after 4 to 6 months after the initial course of treatment has been completed.



Sylc Treatment

Sylc® is designed to provide a prophylaxis treatment for dental enamel and to physically occlude dentin tubules -for the management of sensitive teeth. Sylc® is a dry powder (calcium sodium phosphosilicate), composed of elements that occur naturally in the body’s hard tissues (Ca, Na, Si, P, and O). When exposed to an watery environment, Sylc® undergoes a rapid surface reaction, allowing it to physically adhere to exposed dentin and to physically occlude the dentine tubules. Within a short period of time, essentially all of the Sylc® reacts to form hydroxycarbonate apatite (HCA), which is chemically similar to natural tooth mineral.

Sylc is based on the GlaxoSmithKline powder NovaMin® -  which is used in a range of Sensodyne toothpastes. 

In addition to the clinical benefits of cleaning, desensitising and protection, Sylc offers an easy, pleasant experience for both patients and clinician.



Combining the treatments of desensitising, cleaning and regeneration, Denfotex introduces Sylc, a technological breakthrough that improves preventive dental care and its delivery.

 Sylc is clinically proven for the following uses:

  • Treatment of dental hypersensitivity
  • Fast removal of extrinsic stains, e.g. coffee, tea and tobacco
  •   Pre and post whitening treatments
  •   Recover natural pearlesence and improve whiteness of teeth by 3-4 Vita shades