No matter how conscientious a person is about their dental health, discolorations on the dental enamel develop over time from food, drinks, and tobacco, which makes the teeth seem older. For an improvement to their overall appearance, a lot of patients use Opalescence tooth whitening to efficiently remove stains from their enamel and brighten their teeth several shades. Opalescence offers several options to help every patient with their individual concerns. Patients can pick with help from our dentists between home Opalescence teeth whitening kits and professional whitening treatments at DentalWorks - River Oaks in Calumet City, IL. Every Opalescence whitening and bleaching treatment uses potassium nitrate and fluoride (PF) to strengthen the enamel while whitening for stronger, healthier teeth.
What to Expect
Depending on which technique the patient chooses, our dentists will explain detailed 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 every day for 5 – 10 days.
- Opalescence Boost: an in-office whitening treatment at DentalWorks - River Oaks that uses 40% hydrogen peroxide whitening agent to erase discolorations without using lights or lasers in under one hour.
To help maintain the results, patients can ask our dentists about the best home oral care routine that can include Opalescence whitening toothpastes in addition to flossing and mouthwash. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding beverages and food that should be avoided or what may be done to reduce stains and discoloration to maintain their new, bright smile. Bi-annual cleanings at DentalWorks - River Oaks by our dentists will also help polish off deeper stains.
Similar to most aesthetic-related services, Opalescence teeth whitening is almost always not paid for by dental insurance, however DentalWorks - River Oaks provides financing and takes several kinds of payment. The patient'spersonal cost and financing plans may be discussed during the patient's consultation with our dentists.
Plan Your Procedure
Improve your confidence with a brilliant, spectacular smile that makes you look more youthful through one of the Opalescence tooth whitening systems from DentalWorks - River Oaks in Calumet City, IL. Talk to our dentists to help you decide the most effective option for your budget, needs, and goals and see what a improvement Opalescence can make by deleting stains and illuminating your smile.