Opalescence is a minimally invasive treatment for discolored teeth in comparison to veneers and dental crowns. Discoloration can happen due to medicines, eroding of enamels, smoking and consuming certain beverages. It can be removed by the dentist with the help of Opalescence teeth whitening in Lake Forest, CA. Its 38% hydrogen peroxide power bleaching gel which works on chemistry for achieving the results and no special light is required for activating the whitening process.
Before making the decision of treatment being appropriate for you, the dentist will conduct a comprehensive examination of teeth and gums to make sure they are in proper health and ask about your oral care routine. The whitening can be suggested by the dentist after you have undergone restorative treatments such as veneers or composite bonding to match them with your natural teeth or remove the difference in color caused by braces.
The in-office procedure can take an hour or two depending on the extent of tooth discoloration you have and the level of results you are aiming to receive. A thorough tooth cleaning will be scheduled before whitening.
The shade of your teeth will be recorded when the treatment begins. The dentist will then apply the whitening gel on the front of the teeth and leave it for 10-15 minutes. The gel will be removed and your teeth will be rinsed with water.
The teeth continue to whiten till 12 hours after the treatment. The dentist may also give you the home kit for whitening which can be used till you reach the final shade. Then you would need to practice right dental care habits and stay away from staining beverages to maintain the results for longer.
The cost of the Opalescence teeth whitening in Lake Forest, CA differs depending on your specific consideration and the dentist as well the location. Approximately the treatment charges are 500 dollars. You can compare the prices before finalizing. You may experience post-whitening sensitivity which can subside with help of potassium nitrate gel prescribed by dentist after your treatment for opalescence teeth whitening in 92630.