FAQ Category: Whitening general

August 31, 2022

Are there any studies to support how effective our whitening solutions are? Are there any studies done by external parties?

VivaStyle whitening products have been tested extensively by Ivoclar R&D and external test centers. Data is available on request. All studies conclude…

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Can VivaStyle gel be used with aligners?

We cannot recommend our gel to be used with aligners. This should be determined by the dental professional. Aligners have a tighter-fit…

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When is the VivaStyle products coming to Canada?

Currently, this VivaStyle Affiliate Program is only available in the USA. At this time, there is not a defined timeline for launch…

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Do teeth become dehydrated during whitening? How long does it take to rehydrate?

In general, the whitening process includes bleaching agents that typically will result in dehydration of the teeth. It usually takes 2-7 days…

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When is a maintenance treatment recommended?

Suggested re-treatment by dental professionals is as low as 3-months and as high as 12-months. We suggest every 6-months to maintain whitened…

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What is the expected shade shift for each solution?

Shade shift will depend on a number of factors as every user is different. Clinically, starting points vary, and home compliance varies….

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Is there an appropriate age to begin whitening?

It’s generally recommended that professional whitening should be for those at least 18 years old. Some dentists have indicated it’s acceptable to…

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What is the difference between carbamide peroxide (CP) and hydrogen peroxide (HP)?

HP has faster reaction times, thus allowing for shorter wear times. CP breaks down into HP and can be used to whiten…

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How long does it take for a full whitening cycle for both arches, for each VivaStyle solution? (times/day/days) (VivaStyle Gel Whitening System, LED Light System, Strips)

Solution Duration / Application Applications / Day # Days / Treatment Applications / unit Gel System 30-60 min 1 10 3+ apps/syringe…

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June 23, 2022

My VivaStyle Whitening product has expired. Can I still use it?

Although your VivaStyle Whitening product have passed the expiration date are still safe, we don’t recommend using them past their expiration date,…

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