When purchasing over the counter teeth whitening, you can have gum and teeth sensitivity. The over the counter whitening systems have no way of protecting your gum tissue during the whitening process. With some people, this can cause gum sensitivity as well as teeth sensitivity. With in office professional whitening systems such as Zoom whitening. The gums are covered and protected by the dentist. Dr. Stevens uses Zoom and he protects the gums during the procedure. Also, Dr. Stevens has the patient use a special toothpaste to reduce teeth sensitivity 1 week prior to having the Zoom Whitening process. If your interested in having a whiter smile that is a safer way. Call Dr. Stevens office today.