Yes, but they contain weaker bleaching gels than the kinds of options available at your dentist’s office. This is why over-the-counter and at-home whitening solutions take many uses over days or weeks to provide visible results. Buying drugstore alternatives such as whitening toothpaste, rinses, whitening strips, and kits can add up over time. A session with us in the office can provide instant results that may take weeks and multiple at-home treatments to achieve.
Yes, teeth whitening is a safe procedure. Our peroxide-based bleaching treatments use specifically formulated ingredients that brighten teeth without causing irritation to your sensitive gums. Opalescence’s chemically activated works without hot, uncomfortable LED whitening lights, making for a more pleasant treatment experience.
Generally, no, teeth whitening is a very comfortable procedure. The Opalescence teeth whitening gel contains potassium nitrate and fluoride for patient comfort, preventing irritation and strengthening your enamel throughout your treatment.