At Rockville Pediatric Dental, we offer a two part whitening program

Part 1 is performed in office. We will use the Opalescence Boost in-office whitening system.  This 40% hydrogen peroxide power whitening gel offers brighter, whiter teeth after about an hour in the dental chair.  Opalescence Boost in-office whitening is chemically activated and requires no uncomfortable lights or lasers.   It is a safe and effective way to get a brighter, whiter smile.

Opalescence® Boost® In-Office Whitening

How long does it take to whiten my smile with Opalescence boost in-office whitenin?

This whitening treatment is so powerful and effective it can usually whiten your smile in about an hour.

How is Opalescence Boost in-office whitening different from other in-office whitening treatments?

Some in-office whitening procedures rely on lights or lasers 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 and lights or lasers.

What is Opalescence Boost in-office whitening?

Opalescence boost in-office whitening is a professional whitening treatment performed in the dental office.   It is powerful and award-winning, and has proven effective at creating beautiful, long lasting results after just one quick visit to your dentist.


How does Opalescence Boost in-office whitening work?

First a dental professional will place a protective barrier on your gums.  Then a thin layer of whitening gel will be placed on the surface of your teeth for 20 minutes.  The gel will then be removed and reapplied for a final 20 minutes.

Part 2 is customized and performed at home. Available in Mint, Melon, and Regular flavors, Opalescence PF whitening gel is delivered via custom-made trays that are tailored to your smile.  It includes PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride).  This effective take-home whitening gel has carbamide peroxide and is typically worn overnight.

Opalescence® Take-Home Professional Teeth Whitening

What is Opalescence take-home whitening?

Opalescence take-home whitening is a professional teeth whitening treatment that is so powerful and effective it is only dispensed by dentists.  Proven successful at providing dramatic, long-lasting results, it has received many awards in the dental world.


How does Opalescence take-home whitening work?

Opalescence take-home whitening is a teeth whitening gel that you wear in custom-made trays.  Your dentist will make impressions of your teeth to fabricate trays perfectly tailored to your smile.  You’ll be given syringes of gel to use during the treatment.

How long do I wear Opalescence take-home whitening?

The length of time you need to wear Opalescence take-home whitening will vary depending on your unique circumstances and the concentration of whitening gel used.  A typical treatment lasts one week to 10 days. You may need to wear the trays for 15 minutes a day, several hours a day, or overnight, depending on what your dentist recommends.


How is Opalescence whitening different from other whitening treatments-over-the –counter and professional?

Over-the-counter whitening treatments, such as whitening strips, can lighten teeth.  But for optimal results, you want to rely on a professional treatment.

Opalescence whitening is the #1 dentist-recommended teeth whitening system.