Flor-Opal is a unique, sustained-release, 0.5% fluoride ion in a sticky, viscous gel to be used with a custom tray.
Flor-Opal is a clear, nearly tasteless, high-viscosity sticky gel with a pH of ~6.5.
Flor-Opal is designed for use whenever topical fluoride application is desired via take-home tray (e.g., prevention of root caries, treatment of periodontal conditions, following bleaching procedures, root sensitivity).
Contents: 20 x 1.2ml Flor-Opal syringes with tips.
- Read and understand instructions before using or dispensing to patients.
- Fabricate tray to meet patient’s needs. See laboratory instructions (page 2) or send the working cast/model and prescription order form to Ultradent. Areas of sensitivity should be indicated on the
cast before sending the model. If patient already has a custom bleaching tray, instruct them to apply Flor-Opal in the same manner as the bleaching gel.
Note: Trays made only for Flor-Opal may be constructed without scalloping; however, one should scallop trays made for Opalescence bleaching.
- Flor-Opal is dispensed in 1.2ml unit dose syringes. An application of a complete arch should use most of the contents of one unit dose syringe. Tray is loaded by running gel on underside of occlusal and incisal areas.
- The length and number of times the tray is worn depends on the condition, the patient, and the clinician. Recommended treatment times generally range from 2 to 8 hours. Wearing the tray at night may be suggested since the gel generally stays active in the tray 8-10 hours because of slower muscle and salivary activity at night. Gel usually lasts 4-6 hours with daytime activity.
- Tray should be removed at meal times. Following tray removal, patient should brush and rinse with water. DO NOT swallow solution during rinsing. Wash tray and store in a tray storage case. Fresh gel should be used for each application.
- Gel may be warmed before placing in tray to avoid thermal sensitivity.
Flor-Opal – Laboratory Instructions:
Pour and trim cast as you would for a standard bleaching tray. Apply 0.5-1.0mm of Ultradent LC Block-Out Resin to a clean, dry cast.
Cure LC Block-Out for ~2 minutes in a light curing unit. A hand-held intraoral light (VALO or another high quality curing light (output > 600mw/cm2)) can be used. Light cure 20 seconds using a scanning motion over the arch. Carefully check resin cure by tapping the surface of the resin with an instrument. Wipe off oxygen inhibition layer.
With vacuum former (Ultra-Form or EconoForm), heat a Sof-Tray sheet until it sags ~1 inch. Activate vacuum and adapt softened plastic over mold. Cool and remove model.
Cut excess bulk of material away with Ultra-Trim scalloping scissors.
Trim excess tray material. Contour the tray margin to avoid frenum attachments, tori, and similar anatomical structures.
Return tray to model; check tray extensions. Gently flame polish edges one quadrant at a time (Blazer Micro Torch).
While still warm, hold periphery of each segment firmly against model for 3 seconds with water-moistened finger. If an area is short of the desired length, gently heat and push the tray material to the desired location. If this material thins too much, a new tray should be fabricated.
- If any problems occur, have the patient discontinue treatment and notify the dentist.
- Patients should not swallow large volumes of Flor-Opal gel. Excess at insertion and residue upon removal should be brushed off and rinsed; DO NOT swallow.
- Keep out of heat and sunlight at all times. Flor-Opal should be stored at room temperature.
- Not intended for use by pregnant women.
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