Opalescence Whitening System

There are plenty of teeth whitening products in the market now, but Opalescence Whitening System stands out from the crowd with its excellent bleaching results. Its bleaching gels, toothpaste and whitening kit turned out to be Amazon’s best seller.

Curious? Let’s learn more about the company and their products.

opalescence-teeth-whitener-logoOpalescence is one of the renowned brands under Ultradent company. Ultradent was founded by Dr. Dan Fischer in 1976.

His mission is to produce more useful dental care products and procedures that will ‘improve oral health globally’.

Since then, Ultradent creates and exports numerous products to different countries for dental professionals’ use. It has also received many recognitions and awards for its great contributions to the dental industry.


Opalescence Whitening System

Opalescence-whitening-gelThere are five types of Opalescence Take Home Whitening Gels, including 10%, 10% PF, 15% PF, 20% PF and 35% PF carbamide peroxide. PF here means Potassium Fluoride. Studies have shown that this ingredient works well in reducing teeth sensitivity and preserving good dental health. That is why some reviewers have reported to experience less discomfort during whitening process compared to using other bleaching products.

What’s even better? They come in three flavors for you to choose from, they are regular, melon and mint. However, you may need to order a customize tray from your dentist to use with the gels. Refill gels can be easily found at Amazon.


opalescence-whitening-treswhite-supremeIf you think visiting the dentist is troublesome, then you may want to try Opalescence Treswhite Supreme. Each kit contains of 20 trays with bleaching gel in it. Just apply 30 to 60 minutes per day and expect to get results within 10 days.

There are two concentrations available – 10% or 15% of hydrogen peroxide. The gels also contain of potassium nitrate and fluoride which are good in preventing sensitivity and cavities. Meanwhile, you can also pick the flavor you like, either peach, melon or mint.


opalescence-whitening-boostBesides these two famous Opalescence Whitening System, Ultradent has also invented a powerful bleaching gel for in-office use, that is Opalescence Boost. The gels are in red to ensure better coverage and removal in each bleaching treatment.

The dentist will apply the gels to whiten your teeth without using laser lights. Since the gels contain of 40% of hydrogen peroxide which are superb in clearing teeth stains, you can be sure to obtain sparkling smiles after an hour of treatment.


opalescence-whitening-toothpasteNow let’s not forget that maintenance after treatment is very important. So here comes Opalescence whitening toothpaste. Many users claimed that the toothpaste not only remove stains effectively, but also helps to preserve the level of whiteness of the teeth. Furthermore, it has sodium fluoride which can protect the enamel, strengthen the teeth and fight cavities. It is also gentle enough for daily use.


Opalescence Instructions

1) Brush your teeth to clear food particles and surface stains.
2) Fill your dental tray with not more than 1/3 or 1/2 syringe of Opalescence Whitening Gels.
3) Apply the tray and adjust it to fit well to your teeth. Wipe off any excess gel with clean finger.
4) Wear the tray according to the concentrations you chose:
10% – 8 to 10 hours or overnight
15% – 4 to 6 hours
20% – 2 to 4 hours
35% – half hour
5) Remove the tray and brush your teeth thoroughly. Then wash your tray with cold water and keep properly.

Side Effects
Some may concern about the side effects of Opalescence Whitening System. In fact, like all the other whitening products, Opalescence may cause teeth sensitivity or gum pain due to the bleaching agents in it. However, the sensitivity will not last long. Consult with your dentist if you experience discomfort for more than two days.