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Practice Building
Roundtable
View Point
Continuing Education
Esthetics

Inside Dentistry

March 2010, Volume 6, Issue 3
Published by AEGIS Communications

Whitening

A sample of some of the whitening products currently on the market.

Whitening has become a very easy and non-invasive way for patients to change their smile. Adding whitening services is a certain revenue-builder for most practices. Here, Inside Dentistry presents some of the whitening products dentists are using. For more information, visit any of the manufacturers’ Web sites listed.

Temrex Star White

Temrex Star White, dispensed only from dental offices, is the only complete 16% carbamide peroxide bleaching system that includes an interactive Patient Compliance Program. Star White Lite is formulated for patients with high sensitivity. The original kit contains 8 syringes of 16% CP, tray material, shade guide, a box for storing trays, dentist and patient instructions, and a Patient Compliance Kit. For more information, call 800-645-1226 or visit http://www.temrex.com.


Niveous by Shofu

Niveous contains a stabilized blend of 25% hydrogen peroxide for bright, white smiles that meet the demanding patients’ esthetic needs. Conveniently packaged in unit-dose ampules, Niveous requires no mixing. Niveous offers enhanced whitening results with “Booster” brushes and a new formula of Niveous Liquid Dam with improved handling. For more information, call 800-827-4638 or visit http://www.shofu.com.


Isolation Block

The Isolation Block was designed by a dentist to isolate teeth from first molar forward. It combines a bite block, tongue shield, and lip retractor that connect to the low-volume evacuator to provide continuous suction. For more information, visit http://www.isolationblock.com.


Discus Dental’s Dash™

Dash’s 30% HP gel is specially formulated and requires no mixing or refrigeration. Dash contains everything you need with pictorial directions printed inside. For more information, call 800-556-9933 or visit http://www.discusdental.com/whitening.php.


Crest® Whitestrips® Supreme

Tray-level whitening…in a strip. The highest concentration of hydrogen peroxide available in a professionally dispensed take-home whitening system. Not only effective, they’re great for your patients and good for your business. Available only through dental professionals. For more information, visit http://www.dentalcare.com.


LUMIBRITE™

The power of the LUMINEERS® brand now in a complete whitening system. Every patient’s smile is unique. That’s why the LUMIBRITE™ system includes Chairside, Bleach-Free, and Take-Home options to meet the needs of every smile. For more information, call 800-445-0345 or visit http://www.denmat.com/whitening.


Oratech Pure White

Pure White Pods Take Home 1/2 Hour Kit offers your patients excellent home whitening with more convenience in less time! The easy-to-use unit dose “pods” deliver precise amounts of 6% hydrogen peroxide gel every time. Fast oxidation formula requires just 30-60 minutes in mouth. For more information, call 800-657-1404 or visit http://www.oratechlabs.com.


Ultradent Opalescence Take Home Whitening Gels

Professionally dispensed Opalescence Take Home Whitening Gels allow patients to whiten their teeth at their convenience-in a safe, effective, and customized way. The sticky, viscous gel won’t migrate to gums, and most formulations include Potassium Fluoride (PF), which helps to improve oral health by strengthening enamel, decreasing sensitivity, and offering increased cavity prevention. Powerful, prescription-strength Opalescence Take Home Whitening Gels are available with 10%, 10% PF, 15% PF, 20% PF, and 35% PF carbamide peroxide. Opalescence Take Home Whitening Gels can provide results after just one night, though results are typically seen in about a week For more information, call 888-230-1420 or visit http://www.ultradent.com.


Colgate® Visible White™ Chairside

The Colgate Visible White chairside kit includes a pH-activated 36% hydrogen peroxide system and take-home maintenance treatment in one convenient case. Visible White has an effective gingival barrier and provides whitening in 1 hour, without the use of light activation. The post-treatment gel contains potassium nitrate and fluoride. For more information, call 800-372-4346 or visit http://www.colgateprofessional.com.


GC TiON™ Tooth Whitening System

Features an exclusive, titanium dioxide photocatalyst allowing the dental professional to offer patients superior whitening with a lower concentration of hydrogen peroxide, thus less sensitivity and increased safety for the patient.

For more information, call 800-323-7063 or visit http://www.gcamerica.com.


Ivoclar Vivadent VivaStyle Professional

Ivoclar Vivadent VivaStyle Professional take home whitening gel is available in 10% and 16% concentrations; VivaStyle Plus is available in 10%, 16% and 22%. For more information, call 800-533-6825 or visit http://www.ivoclarvivadent.us.


White & Brite™ Tooth Whitening System

White & Brite™ Tooth Whitening System from 3M ESPE Preventive Care is available in 10%, 16%, 22%, and 30% carbamide peroxide strength kits. Deluxe Kits, Express Kits, Touch-Up Twin Packs in various strengths, and single syringe packages offer a wide array of professional options for all tooth whitening needs. For more information call 800-634-2249 or visit http://www.3MESPE.com/PreventiveCare.


KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System

Evolve® Dental Technologies, Inc, introduces the KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System. Evolve is the first bleaching product company to refrigerate their entire line of bleaching gels from the instant of manufacture until received by the dental practice. This ensures superior and consistent efficacy. For more information, call 866-763-7753 or visit http://www.korwhitening.com.


Premier® Dental’s Perfecta® REV! ™

Premier® Dental’s Perfecta® REV! ™ take-home whitening treatment, delivers optimal whitening in only 15 minutes, once a day. Patented, clinically tested 14% hydrogen peroxide formula delivers proven whitening results with the shortest wear-time. REV! is water-based to hydrate teeth as it whitens and to avoid thermal sensitivity. For more information, call 888-670-6100 or visit premusa.com.