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Opalescence™ Boost™

In-Office Power Whitener

Opalescence Boost in-office power whitener is a chemically activated gel that provides brighter, whiter teeth after about an hour in the dental chair. The powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide gel is chemically activated, so it doesn’t require a hot, uncomfortable light to work. Using the unique double-syringe configuration, the clinician activates the 40% hydrogen peroxide formula just prior to application, ensuring every dose of Opalescence Boost whitening is fresh and effective.

  • Chemically activated, so no light is needed
  • Powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide gel
  • Opalescence tooth whitening gel contains PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride)
  • Fresh chemical for each application
  • Precise delivery
  • Easy to see for complete removal
  • Two to three 20-minute applications
  • Thicker formula prevents the gel from running
  • No refrigeration required prior to mixing
  • Vegan—no animal products
  • Certified gluten free

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Professional Teeth Whitening With Immediate Results

Award-winning Opalescence Boost in-office teeth whitening gel is the best way to whiten teeth quickly. With just two or three 20-minute treatments its powerful 40% hydrogen peroxide formula provides instantly noticeable results. It is perfect for patients who want to get whiter teeth fast, who have particularly difficult stains to remove, or who have an important event around the corner that requires a bright, white smile.

Trust the experts. With over 30 years of experience, more than 50 teeth whitening awards earned, and over 100 million smiles brightened, Opalescence teeth whitening is the #1 professional teeth whitening brand on the planet.

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The Best Way to Whiten Teeth Fast

Some in-office whitening procedures rely on lights or lasters to “activate” the chemical whitening agent. However, Opalescence Boost in-office whitening relies solely on chemical activation. Studies have confirmed that the whitening agent is effective without any lasers1.


Opalescence Boost teeth whitening gel’s innovative double-syringe mixing configuration ensures fresh teeth whitening gel for each application. Because the gel is chemically activated, no refrigeration is required prior to mixing.

After it is mixed, Opalescence Boost teeth whitening gel is conveniently applied using a Black Mini™ tip. Its thick viscosity formula prevents the gel from running, and its noticeable red color makes it easily visible to aid in precise placement and complete removal. Opalescence Boost whitening gel is also formulated with high water content to help prevent dehydration or shade relapse—maximizing patient comfort and satisfaction.

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Create an At-Home Teeth Whitening Kit for Your Patients

While each Opalescence teeth whitening kit is effective as a stand-alone teeth whitening treatment, many patients benefit from using a combination of products to meet their needs. Because each Opalescence teeth whitening product works in combination with the others, it is easy to create a customized teeth whitening kit for any patient to take home. For example, Opalescence Go teeth whitening trays are a great way to follow-up an Opalescence™ Boost™ in-office whitening treatment and go perfectly with the daily use of Opalescence™ Whitening Toothpaste. A 1 oz. tube of Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste is included with each Opalescence Go whitening patient kit.

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Technical Details

Unmatched Quality

The names Opalescence teeth whitening and Ultradent are synonymous with quality. All of our research and development is done in-house. So is our manufacturing and quality control. This allows us to guide and oversee the entire process from the time an Opalescence whitening innovation is conceived to the time it s created and packaged for shipping. We have met the strictest standards, and our facility is FDA registered and ISO 13485 certified. All of this ensures every product performs exactly as it s supposed to for you and for your patients.

Superior Stability

Opalescence teeth whitening products are among the most stable whitening products in the industry, each maintaining virtually all of its effectiveness over the course of its shelf life. Because delivery times vary depending on the location of each particular dental office, Opalescence whitening products are formulated with transit time in mind. Although shelf life is ultimately dependent on how each product is stored, our teeth whiteners will remain stable even after being shipped across the country2.

Formulated with High Water Content

Many whitening products on the market dehydrate teeth, resulting in uncomfortable sensitivity for patients. Opalescence Boost teeth whitening gel contains high water content to help prevent teeth dehydration. This high water content reduces shade relapse and dehydration to maximize patient comfort.

Contains PF

Opalescence teeth whitening gel contains PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride) for patient comfort.

No Refrigeration Required Prior To Mixing

Refrigeration is not required to store Opalescence Boost teeth whitening gel prior to mixing. If refrigerated, ensure that the chemistries are brought to room temperature before mixing them and activating the gel. After the gel is activated, any remaining product must be refrigerated.

Vegan and Certified Gluten Free

Opalescence Boost whitening gel is vegan, meaning no animal products are used. It is also certified gluten free by the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GFCO)—an independent, third-party certification program for gluten-free products. This means it fits in with the lifestyles and beliefs of patients from diverse backgrounds.


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Made in the USA from Globally Sourced Materials

Opalescence teeth whitening gels, trays, syringes, and toothpastes are manufactured at Ultradent’s facility in Utah from globally sourced materials. By purchasing products manufactured in the USA, you are supporting our nation’s economy and helping to provide jobs to hundreds of Americans who take pride in what they do.

Clinicals

Before and After Opalescence Boost Whitening

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After three applications, each lasting 20 minutes, over one session.

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After six applications, each lasting 15 minutes, over two sessions.

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After six applications, each lasting 15 minutes, over two sessions.

Procedures

Opalescence Boost Whitening Procedure

See Instructions for Use for complete instructions, warnings, and precautions.

Step 1

Place protective eyeware and clothing on yourself and the patient to prevent contact with whitening agent. Check to see that the syringes are securely attached before mixing. To mix, follow the instructions on the reverse side.

Step 2

Press all mixed gel into the RED syringe. Separate the two syringes and attach the Black Mini tip or other recommended tip onto the red syringe. Check the flow on a cotton gauze or pad prior to applying it intraorally. If resistance is met, replace the tip and recheck the flow.

Step 3

Place Ultradent IsoBlock bite block and self-supporting plastic cheek retractors. Completely rinse and air dry teeth and gingiva.

Step 4

Securely attach a Black Mini tip to OpalDam Green resin barrier and check flow. Express a continuous bead along the gingival margin, overlapping approximately 0.5 mm onto the enamel. Begin and finish the bead one tooth beyond the most distal tooth that is being whitened. Express the resin through any open embrasures.

Step 5

Light cure the OpalDam Green resin barrier for 20 seconds per arch using a scanning motion. Check the resin cure with an instrument using caution not to disrupt the seal.

Step 6

Apply a 0.5–1.0 mm thick layer of gel to the labial surface of the teeth. Allow the gel to remain on the teeth for 20 minutes per application.

Step 7

Suction gel from teeth using the Ultradent Luer Vacuum Adapter and SST tip or a surgical suction tip. Do not use water. Repeat steps 6–7. Stop when desired results are achieved, or if the three applications per visit maximum has been met.

Step 8

After the final application is complete and all visible gel is removed, thoroughly rinse teeth with an air/water spray and the high volume suction.

Step 9

Gently slide the tip of a dental instrument beneath the OpalDam resin barrier and lift it off. Check for and remove any interproximal remnants.

Step 10

Evaluate the shade change. If additional whitening is desired and no significant sensitivity is noted, reschedule the patient in 3–5 days for repeat treatment or dispense take-home whitening treatment.

Testimonials

“We love brightening smiles with Opalescence Boost. It does a better job than the other in-office whitening systems we’ve used. It’s easy to use, and patients rave about the results.”

Julia Ellis, Office Manager – Hopewell, VA

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does whitening work?

    The whitening process is possible due to the ability of the carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide to freely pass through enamel and dentin and to permeate to all parts of the tooth.4 These peroxides break down into oxygen radicals, which migrate between the enamel prisms, breaking down any colored molecules that result in tooth discoloration. The structure of the tooth is not altered; the internal tooth color is simply made lighter.

    Whitening agents break down into tiny molecules and move in all directions, so even if the entire tooth is not covered with gel, the entire tooth is whitened.5

    Numerous studies have proven the effectiveness of peroxides in whitening teeth. Enamel, dentin, existing fillings, and bonding materials are not harmed by the whitening materials.3

  • Will whitening affect bond strength?

    Even though whitening agents release a great amount of oxygen into the tooth, existing bonds are not weakened.6,7

    If whitening before bonding, allow a period of 7–10 days after whitening. The high concentration of oxygen in the tooth could significantly and adversely affect polymerization of the resins.8,9
  • How long do whitening results last?

    Whitening results are very stable, but depending on the patient’s nutrition and lifestyle habits, the procedure may need to be redone periodically. Due to the safety of the whitening agents, this should not concern the dentist or patient.
  • Will whitening cause tooth sensitivity?

    Tooth sensitivity is a relatively common side effect of whitening. If sensitivity occurs, it is transient and disappears after the completion of the whitening procedure.

Research & Studies

Carbamide peroxide whitening of nonvital single discolored teeth: case reports.

Caughman WF, Frazier KB, Haywood VB. Carbamide peroxide whitening of nonvital single discolored teeth: case reports.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10356567Caughman WF, Frazier KB, Haywood VB.

In-office “power” bleaching of vital teeth as an adjunct to at-home bleaching.

Morgan J, Presley S. In-office “power” bleaching of vital teeth as an adjunct to at-home bleaching. Advanced Tooth Whitening, a Comprehensive Guide to Whitening. Prac Perio & Aesthet Dent. 2002;14(suppl 2):16-23.

http://www.tecnoimportdental.cl/referencias/archivos/literatura/2002morgan.pdfMorgan J, Presley S.

External bleaching therapy with activation by heat, light or laser—a systematic review.

Buchalla W, Attin T. External bleaching therapy with activation by heat, light or laser—a systematic review. Dent Mater. 2007;23(5):586-96.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16820199Buchalla W, Attin T.

In-office vital tooth bleaching—what do lights add?

Hein DK, Ploeger BJ, Hartup JK, Wagstaff RS, Palmer TM, Hansen LD. In-office vital tooth bleaching—what do lights add? Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2003;24(4A):340-52.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12793211Hein DK, Ploeger BJ, Hartup JK, Wagstaff RS, Palmer TM, Hansen LD.

The effect of tooth bleaching on substance P expression in human dental pulp.

Caviedes-Bucheli J, Ariza-García G, Restrepo-Méndez S, Ríos-Osorio N, Lombana N, Muñoz HR. The effect of tooth bleaching on substance P expression in human dental pulp. J Endod. 2008;34(12):1462-5.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19026874Caviedes-Bucheli J, Ariza-García G, Restrepo-Méndez S, Ríos-Osorio N, Lombana N, Muñoz HR.

Clinical evaluation of chemical and light-activated tooth whitening systems.

Kugel G, Papathanasiou A, Williams AJ 3rd, Anderson C, Ferreira S. Clinical evaluation of chemical and light-activated tooth whitening systems. Compend Contin Educ. 2006;27(1)54-62.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16454016Kugel G, Papathanasiou A, Williams AJ 3rd, Anderson C, Ferreira S.

In vitro efficacy and risk for adverse effects of light-assisted tooth bleaching.

Bruzell EM, Johnsen B, Aalerud TN, Dahl JE, Christensen T. In vitro efficacy and risk for adverse effects of light-assisted tooth bleaching. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2009;8(3):377-85.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19255679Bruzell EM, Johnsen B, Aalerud TN, Dahl JE, Christensen T. Photochem.

Colorimetric assessment of laser and home bleaching techniques.

Jones AH, Diaz-Arnold AM, Vargas MA, Cobb DS. Colorimetric assessment of laser and home bleaching techniques. J Esthet Dent. 1999;11(2):87-94.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10530271Jones AH, Diaz-Arnold AM, Vargas MA, Cobb DS.
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  3. Haywood, V. New bleaching considerations compared with at-home bleaching. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2003;15(3):184-7.
  4. Haywood VB. History, safety and effectiveness of current bleaching techniques and applications of the nightguard vital bleaching technique. Quintessence Int. 1992;23(7): 471-488.
  5. Jadad E, Montoya J, Arana G, Gordillo LA, Palo RM, Loguercio AD. Spectrophotometric evaluation of color alterations with a new dental bleaching product in patients wearing orthodontic appliances. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2011;140(1):e43-7.
  6. Klukowska M, White DJ, Kozak KM, Zoladz JR, Baker RA, Garcia-Godoy F, et al. Effect of bleach on microleakage of Class V composite restorations. J Dent Res. 85(Spec Iss B):0035, 2006 (www.dentalresearch.org).
  7. Angerame D, Garaffa S, Maglione M, Di Lenarda R, De Stefano Dorigo E. Effect of in-office bleaching on Class V composite restorations seal. J Dent Res. 84(Spec Iss A):3013, 2005 (www.dentalresearch.org).
  8. Wilson D, Xu C, Hong L, Wang Y. Effects of clinical factors during tooth whitening on enamel. J Dent Res. 86(Spec Iss A):2632, 2007 (www.dentalresearch.org).
  9. Lim B-S, Ryu I, Lee Y-K, Rhee S-H, Yang H-C, Ahn S-J et al. Effect of bleaching agent on shear bond strength to dentin. J Dent Res. 85(Spec Iss B):0036, 2006 (www.dentalresearch.org).