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Achieving a bright, white smile is a common goal for many dental patients, and Zoom Whitening at Walt Orthodontics offers a quick and effective solution. This professional teeth whitening treatment can significantly enhance the brightness of your teeth in just one office visit. However, a frequently asked question is: “How long does Zoom Whitening last?” We aim to address this question with the help of credible resources to provide a comprehensive overview.

Understanding Zoom Whitening

Zoom Whitening is a leading professional teeth whitening procedure that uses a hydrogen peroxide-based gel activated by a special UV light to break down stains and discolouration on your teeth. This process can dramatically lighten the colour of your teeth in about 45 minutes to an hour, making it a popular choice for those seeking immediate results.

The Longevity of Zoom Whitening Results

The results of Zoom Whitening can last anywhere from one to four years, depending on several key factors such as oral hygiene habits, dietary choices, and tobacco use. It’s important to note that while Zoom Whitening can provide significant whitening effects, the longevity of these results will vary from person to person.

Extending the Life of Your Whitening Results

  • Avoid Staining Foods and Beverages: Certain foods and drinks, such as coffee, tea, red wine, and some fruits, can stain your teeth. Limiting these can help maintain your whitening results.
  • Maintain Good Oral Hygiene: Regular brushing and flossing are essential to prevent staining and keep your teeth looking their best. Using whitening toothpaste can also help remove surface stains.
  • Regular Dental Visits: Routine cleanings and check-ups can help remove plaque and surface stains, contributing to the longevity of your whitening results.
  • Consider Touch-Up Treatments: Depending on your lifestyle and personal preferences, you might benefit from touch-up treatments. Discuss with your professional the best schedule for these treatments to keep your smile bright.

Helpful Resources on Teeth Whitening

To further understand the effectiveness and longevity of Zoom Whitening treatments, consider the following resources:

  • Zoom’s Official Website: Provides detailed information on the Zoom Whitening procedure, expected outcomes, and care instructions to maintain whitening results. Zoom Whitening.
  • American Dental Association (ADA): Offers general guidance on teeth whitening and oral health care, which can be beneficial for individuals considering Zoom Whitening. ADA on Teeth Whitening.
  • Consumer Reports: While not specific to Zoom, Consumer Reports discusses teeth whitening methods and their effectiveness, offering insights. Consumer Reports on Teeth Whitening.


Zoom Whitening offers a fast and effective way to achieve a brighter smile, with results that can last for several years with proper care. At Walt Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standard of care, utilizing the latest advancements in dental technology. If you’re considering Zoom Whitening or have questions about maintaining your results, we invite you to contact us for more information!

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Please note that while initial orthodontic consultations are complimentary, if you recently completed orthodontic treatment or currently are in active appliances with another provider, seeking a replacement/repair for a retainer, or looking to schedule a second consult after your initial one there is a fee for the consultation. Please contact us for more information.

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Walt Orthodontics is pleased to offer interest-free payments up to 30 months. If you require payments over 30 months we are happy to offer the LendCare solution.


Dr. Walt received his dental (DDS) degree from the University of Western Ontario, graduating first in his class and receiving the Gold Medal as well as numerous awards recognizing his scholastic and clinical achievements, leadership and character. He then completed his orthodontic training at the University of Colorado, where he received both his Specialty Certificate and Master of Science Degree. During his residency, he was awarded the Rocky Mountain Orthodontics Scholarship for overall excellence.

After graduating from residency and opening Walt Orthodontics in 2013, Dr. Walt committed himself to applying his traditional orthodontic education into the digital world to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience. He currently serves as a Faculty Member, Key Opinion Leader, and Advisory Board Member for Align Technology which involves traveling around the world to teach other orthodontists about Invisalign. Being at the forefront of digital orthodontics, Dr. Walt was invited to be the first orthodontist in Canada to use custom LightForce braces. He also serves as an Orthodontic Coach/Mentor for other orthodontists looking to improve their knowledge of digital orthodontics.

In addition to practicing orthodontics, Dr. Walt is a “die-hard” Blue Jays fan and enjoys working out in his spare time.


Dr. Stephanie Grossman pursued her dental degree in sunny South Florida at Nova Southeastern University. She graduated with honours, at the top of her class, and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honour Society. She then completed her orthodontic training at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she received both a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree. She is both a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Grossman strives to provide the highest standard of orthodontic care for her patients. She attends numerous hours of continuing education and utilizes the latest advancements in orthodontics. Dr. Grossman is licensed to practice in both the United States and Canada.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Grossman enjoys spending time with her friends and family and traveling the world. She is a self-proclaimed foodie and loves trying new restaurants!