Opalescence™ PF 10% and 16%

Carbamide Peroxide with Potassium Nitrate and Fluoride

The sticky, viscous formula of Opalescence gel does not leach from the tray like other whitening agents,3 and the sticky gel holds the comfortable tray securely in place. Opalescence gel contains PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride). High water content prevents dehydration and shade relapse, making Opalescence gel one of the most reliable whitening gels available.1-4 A university study proves that the gel stays active for 8–10 hours during overnight whitening,4 which means patients experience results quickly, increasing compliance. Opalescence gel is available in a variety of concentrations, formulations, flavors, and kit configurations to meet all your patients’ whitening needs.

Opalescence gel is recommended for whitening discolored teeth prior to placement of composite, veneers, and/or crowns. It is effective in breaking down some or all internal tooth discolorations due to congenital, systemic, pharmacologic, traumatic, etc., factors as well as aging. It is successful with fluorosis and even tetracycline staining.3

  • Cosmetic whitening with custom trays
  • Opalescence PF tooth whitening gels contain PF (potassium nitrate and fluoride)
  • Sticky, viscous gel won’t migrate to soft tissues and ensures tray stays securely in place
  • Opalescence PF whitening gel is designed to maximize patient comfort
  • Formulated to prevent dehydration and shade relapse
  • Two concentrations, three flavors (Mint, Melon, and Regular)
  • Treatment for the most part at home, saves chair time
  • Day or night wear


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  1. Rosenstiel SF, Gegauff AG, Johnston WM. Efficacy and safety evaluations of a home bleaching procedure. 1994. The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry. Data on file.
  2. Russell CM, Dickinson GL, Johnston MH, et al. Dentist-supervised home bleaching with ten percent carbamide peroxide gel: a six-month study. J Esthetic Dent. 1996;8(4):177-82.
  3. Caughman WF, DMD, Frazier KB, Haywood, VB. Carbamide peroxide whitening of non-vital single discolored teeth: Case reports. Quintessence Int. 1999;30(3):155-61.
  4. Matis BA, Gaiao U, Blackman D, Schultz FA, Eckert GJ. In vivo degradation of bleaching gel used in whitening teeth. J Am Dent Assoc. 1999;130(2):227-35.