Home Whitening




Treatment Instructions:

15% solution should be worn 4-6 hours and can be left in overnight.
35% solution should be worn 15-30 minutes a day, and follow the instructions below.

  1. Brush and floss your teeth.
  2. Express one continuous bead of gel into the front inner wall of the tray from molar to molar, about halfway from the biting edge. Use no more than 1/3 – 1/2 of a syringe per arch. Do not overfill the tray.
  3. Place tray in mouth and bite down to position on teeth.
  4. Remove all excess gel from gums with a clean finger or soft toothbrush.
  5. Leave trays in place for recommended time.
  6. When treatment is complete, remove trays and brush teeth.
  7. Clean tray with a soft toothbrush and cool tap water. Store tray in the provided case.


  • Use Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste for regular oral hygiene and before using your whitening trays.
  • Avoid coffee, dark soft drinks, red wine, tobacco, and other foods and drinks which can stain your teeth during the course of your treatment.
  • Keep your whitening gel refrigerated.
  • Avoid acidic foods and juices high in citric acid during treatment, as these may cause sensitivity to your teeth.
  • Call your dentist with any questions.


  • Do not eat while wearing your whitening trays.
  • Do not wear trays longer than recommended by your dentist.
  • Do not continue treatment if you experience severe sensitivity.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or lactating.
  • Do not swallow gel or rinsed gel.
  • Do not let small children handle product.

If you experience sensitivity:

Some patients experience sensitivity or discomfort that usually goes away 1-3 days after treatment. If you experience tooth sensitivity, try one of the following:

  • Decrease the treatment time.
  • Bleach every other day or every three days.
  • Decrease the amount of gel in your tray.
  • Ask your dentist for UltraEZ desensitizing gel to place in your trays before or after treatment.
  • Call your dentist if you experience severe sensitivity.