What is Opalescence Teeth Whitening?

Jul 13, 2021

Wine, coffee, and cola are delicious, but these tasty beverages can leave your teeth looking stained if you consume them regularly. Opalescence teeth whitening can help you to have a brighter smile.

A white, bright, healthy smile can boost your confidence and help potential employers, friends, and partners perceive you more positively.

The Opalescence Teeth Whitening Procedure

The in-office Opalescence procedure works a lot differently than the bleaching trays and bleaching kits you can buy over the counter.

When your dentist performs the procedure, they will apply the solution to your teeth with a gentle brush. The solution contains hydrogen peroxide that penetrates the enamel of your teeth to lift stains without causing damage.

The other ingredients in the solution will nourish your teeth, giving you an extra boost for your dental health.

How Much Does Opalescence Teeth Whitening Cost?

The average cost of an Opalescence whitening session in Phoenix is $500.

Insurance typically doesn’t cover teeth whitening because it is a cosmetic procedure.

Opalescence Teeth Whitening Vs. Zoom

Unlike the Zoom whitening process, no light is used during the Opalescence procedure. This eliminates the tingling and burning sensation that patients sometimes get from the Zoom laser.

The chemicals used in the Opalescence solution are stronger, so tooth sensitivity can occur if it is left on the patient’s teeth for too long.

Talk to your dentist about their experience with Opalescence before undergoing the procedure.

Aftercare for Opalescence Teeth Whitening

Your dentist may send you home with Opalescence whitening kits to use after the procedure.

Using these kits together with proper brushing and flossing habits will help you maintain the whiteness of your teeth.

If you want to prolong the whiteness of your teeth, you should stop smoking and cut back on cola, tea, wine, and coffee.

Who Can Get Opalescence Whitening?

Many patients are eligible candidates for teeth whitening, but those who are pregnant or nursing should not undergo the procedure. Patients with dental issues like cavities and gum disease should not get Opalescence whitening done. Teeth whitening is not intended for children under thirteen.

When you meet with your dentist for a teeth whitening consultation, they will do a shade assessment to determine how well the procedure will work. They will also look at your oral health to make sure you are able to safely undergo the procedure.

Opalescence whitening will not work on crowns, bridges, or dental implants, but your dentist may recommend teeth whitening if you are having your braces taken off.

Schedule Your AZ Teeth Whitening Appointment Today

A whiter smile is waiting for you when you book an Opalescence whitening appointment today.

Say goodbye to stained, yellow teeth and start enjoying the confidence that comes with a clean, white smile. Whether you want a brighter smile for your wedding day, a job interview, or an upcoming photoshoot, a professional Opalescence whitening session at our office can help you look and feel your best. Contact us to be on your way to a brighter smile!