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"Essentially a great answer for patients..."

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Dental Products ReportDental Products Report-2011-04-01
Issue 4

With the advent of vital tooth bleaching, the market has been flooded with options leaving  patients confused about the process and often misled by Internet marketing and unsupervised OTC products. For a lot of our patients, nighttime bleaching with custom trays is simply not an option although it is a preferred method for many dentists as it uses carbamide peroxide with lower concentration and slower release time.

With the advent of vital tooth bleaching, the market has been flooded with options leaving  patients confused about the process and often misled by Internet marketing and unsupervised OTC products. For a lot of our patients, nighttime bleaching with custom trays is simply not an option although it is a preferred method for many dentists as it uses carbamide peroxide with lower concentration and slower release time.

Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme has played an important role in our office for the past seven years as part of our armamentarium for tooth bleaching.

Why choose this product?

It has been a great way to introduce the idea of bleaching to our more reluctant patients. The relatively low cost allows us to provide it as a sample to some patients who are curious about trying or potentially investing in the bleaching process. I have found the results to be satisfactory and predictable albeit not necessarily dramatic. Ultradent  recently released a new hydrogen peroxide solution in a preloaded disposable tray that is easy to place adequately over the teeth and can be worn for 15 minutes a day, making it a more attractive option.

Controlled sensitivity a plus

Of course, there always is potential for tooth sensitivity, but Ultradent’s whitening products have been enhanced with fluoride and potassium nitrate to aid in that perspective.

It is imperative for patients to seek professional advice and for us to properly instruct patients on the potential risks and proper care during tooth-whitening procedures. Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme’s PF formula, patented by Ultradent, decreases sensitivity while strengthening enamel and preventing caries.

Why I would recommend this product

With the Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme 15% formula, the tooth-whitening process is simplified by using pre-filled disposable trays with a 15% hydrogen peroxide formula and a 15 minute wear time. Because  there is no need for impressions, models or lab time required, Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme is a greatchoice for your patients.

This product is essentially a great answer for those patients who lead busy lifestyles and  prefer  daytime bleaching and an abbreviated wear time.

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