How to Use Opalescence Tooth Whitening

Learn how to easily apply opalescence tooth whitening with these easy to follow directions, straight from Dr. Baird and the team at Baird Orthodontics!

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How to use Opalescence Go disposable trays 

For Opalescence in a syringe:

Step 1:

Express one continuous bead of gel approximately halfway up the facial side of the tray from molar to molar. This should use about 1/2 to 1/3 of a syringe per tray.

Step 2:

Insert the tray in your mouth and lightly tap it to adapt the sides to your teeth. Wear time depends on which concentration of Opalescence you use.

    Opalescence PF 10%: 8–10 hours or overnight
    Opalescence PF 15%: 4–6 hours
    Opalescence PF 20%: 2–4 hours
    Opalescence PF 35%: 30 minutes

If you experience any significant sensitivity, stop your treatment and talk to your dentist.

Step 3:

Remove tray and use a finger or soft toothbrush to clean any excess gel off your teeth. Rinse your mouth twice being sure not to swallow rinsed gel.

Step 4:

Clean tray with soft brush and cool tap water. Store tray in a case.



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