Opalescence Teeth Whitening
Serving Scottsdale, North Scottsdale, and Phoenix AZ
We know choosing the best cosmetic dentist in Scottsdale for your teeth whitening needs can be difficult. Especially when you want to whiten your teeth from home but also want the oversight of a cosmetic dentist.
You want to find a cosmetic dentist who has both the skills, education, and technology to help you reach the brighter, whiter smile of your dreams.
The opalescence take-home whitening kit may be the right choice for you. Let’s find out . . .
What is the Opalescence Take-Home Whitening Kit?
The Opalescence take-home whitening kit is a tooth whitening kit that is customized at the dentist’s office for your individualized whitening needs and desires.
It is a great choice that can be used on its own, or combined and used after a Zoom chair teeth whitening treatment to maximize your teeth whitening results.
A customized whitening tray and gel will be provided, and Dr. Lewandowski will give you a set of instructions to follow.
Is the Opalescence Take-Home Whitening Kit Right for you?
Here is a list of three questions to help you decide if the Opalescence take-home whitening kit is a good choice for you:
- Do you want to have the ability to take charge of your teeth whitening at home? Yes 🗹 No 🗹
- Do you want to be able to see a difference in how bright your teeth are after 7-14 applications? 🗹
- Do you want to be able to whiten your teeth with the benefits of the knowledge of a cosmetic dentist to guide you along the way Yes 🗹 No 🗹
When to Not get Opalescence Take-Home Whitening Kit
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding it is recommended that you wait to get the Opalescence take-home whitening kit.
Having whiter teeth is a wonderful goal! And it can be accomplished using the Opalescence take-home whitening kit.
However, you can answer yes, to any of these four questions, then you should have a cosmetic dentist help treat and heal your oral health first before using the Opalescence take-home whitening kit:
- Do you have gum disease?
- Do you have worn enamel?
- Do you have cavities?
- Do you have exposed roots?
FAQ Opalescence Take-Home Whitening Kit
Here is a list of FAQ for the Opalescence take-home whitening kit . . .
How Long Does it Take to Whiten Teeth with Opalescence?
With the Opalescence take-home whitening kit, you will see a difference in after the first 1-3 applications. Some patients have even reported seeing a difference after the first application.
It may take up to two weeks of applications and at home treatments of Opalescence.
How Often Should You Use Opalescence Whitening Gel?
The frequency you should use Opalescence Whitening Gel will depend on the product type your dentist offers and the type that is chosen as the best option for your teeth whitening needs. This is a great question to ask your dentist as the answer will depend on your own personal needs.
How do you use Opalescence whitening kit?
How you use an Opalescence whitening kit will depend on the version and product that your dentist gives you based on your teeth whitening needs.
You may only be asked to leave in a try for 15 minutes or you may be asked to leave a tray overnight. It all depends on the product being used.
Be sure to go over how to use the kit you are taking home from your dentist while at the office.
Here are three tips when using a Opalescence whitening kit at home;
- Refrigerate: The gel needs to be refrigerated. And before using it needs to be set out and brought to room temperature before using.
- Avoid: Tobacco use when using the whiting kit
- X Rays: Be sure your dentist has x-rays on file that are up to date. If you do not have any, get X-rays before using the take-home kit.
Do I brush my teeth after using Opalescence?
Before you start the application process, you will want to brush your teeth.
In addition, after using Opalescence, and having removed the tray from your month, it is advised that you brush your teeth.
You should use a soft bristle toothbrush.
If there is excess gel in your mouth after the tray is removed, and you have brushed your teeth, spit it out.
Swallowing excess gel is not recommended.
When finished, remove bleaching trays and brush teeth with. Rinse with water and DO NOT swallow the excess gel.