Opalescence Go Whitening

Your smile says more about you than any other physical feature.  It’s the first thing people notice.  Dr. Mike and Dr. Janet will have the answers to your whitening needs.

  • Wouldn’t it be great to have a simple method for whitening your smile in an affordable treatment that’s convenient enough to take with you anywhere?
  • We offer professional results in the convenience of preloaded disposable trays.

What is Opalescence Go tooth whitening?

15% Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) Tooth Whitening System with a Desensitizer.  They are UltraFit trays which is better whitening due to the adaptability of the tray conforming to the tooth anatomy.  The trays hold a viscous gel and does not slide covering all your surfaces of your teeth.

What can cause tooth discoloration?

There are many causes. The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, or tobacco. During tooth formation, consumption of tetracycline, certain antibiotics, or excessive fluoride may also cause tooth discoloration.

Who may benefit from tooth whitening?

Just about anyone can benefit from tooth whitening. However, treatment may not be as effective for some as it is for others. With a dental-checkup, we can determine if you are a candidate for Opalescence Go Tooth Whitening System.

Is tooth whitening safe?

Yes, research and clinical studies indicate that whitening teeth under the supervision of a dentist is safe. In fact, many dentists consider whitening the safest cosmetic dental procedure available. As with any tooth whitening product, Opalescence Go is not recommended for children under 13 years of age and pregnant or lactating women.

Do the results last a long time?

This depends on how much coffee, tea, red wine, purple cabbage and other food groups that naturally stain teeth you consume.  Some individuals use this system each month while others use routinely after each dental check up.  

Is there any difference between over-the-counter tooth whiteners and Opalescence.

Yes! Consulting with Dr. Mike and Dr. Janet is always the first step to whitening your teeth safely. Many times patients invest less cost using the prescription level Opalescence when compared to OTC Systems.

Over-the-counter tooth whitening systems have:

  • Variable levels of Peroxides
  • No desensitizer 
  • No flavor
  • Usually strips which only cover the front services of the upper and lower six front teeth
  • Minimal gel and the strips can slide around… 

Are there any side effects?

Some people experience temporary increased tooth sensitivity to cold during treatment. These symptoms usually disappear within 1-3 days and always feel free to contact our office for guidance.