No matter how careful a person is about their oral health, stains on the dental enamel develop over time from food, drinks, and tobacco, which makes the teeth seem darker and older. For an improvement to their appearance and self-esteem, a lot of patients use Opalescence tooth whitening to efficiently remove stains from their enamel and whiten their teeth several shades. Opalescence offers several options to help each patient with their individual needs and goals. Patients can pick with help from our dentists between home Opalescence teeth whitening kits and in office whitening treatments at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics in San Antonio, TX. Every Opalescence whitening system uses potassium nitrate and fluoride (PF) to strengthen the enamel while whitening for stronger, healthier teeth.
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What to Expect
Depending on which system the patient chooses, our dentists will explain specific directions to help every patient get their best results.
- Opalescence PF: take-home whitening kit comes in different concentrations and three flavors that are used with refillable custom oral trays that should be worn for 30 minutes – 8 hours.
- Opalescence Go: home whitening kit are pre-filled, disposable oral trays that come in a choice of three flavors and may be worn 15 – 90 minutes per day for 5 – 10 days.
- Opalescence Boost: professional whitening treatment at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics that uses 40% hydrogen peroxide bleaching gel to erase stains without using lights or lasers in under one hour.
To help maintain their results, patients can ask our dentists about the best home oral care routine that may include Opalescence whitening toothpastes in addition to mouthwash and flossing. Our dentists will talk to each patient about food and drinks that should be avoided or what may be done to minimize stains to maintain their new, bright smile. Bi-annual cleanings at The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics by our dentists will also help remove deeper stains.
Like most cosmetic services, Opalescence bleaching and whiting system is generally not covered by dental insurance, but The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics provides financing and accepts many kinds of payment. The patient'spersonal cost and financing plans may be discussed during the patient's initial consultation with our dentists.
Plan Your Procedure
Increase your confidence with a bright, fabulous smile that makes you look more youthful through one of the Opalescence tooth whitening systems from The Rim Dental Care and Orthodontics in San Antonio, TX. Talk to our dentists to help you decide the best option for your lifestyle and budget and see what a improvement Opalescence can make by deleting stains and revitalizing your smile.