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Your smile says a lot about you. But many people struggle with stains on their teeth. A stained smile can leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options. Fortunately, the dental professionals at Mill Creek General Dentistry are highly trained with years of experience helping people meet their whitening goals

There are many products available over-the-counter to whiten teeth, including toothpastes, whitening strips, and even tray delivery systems. These can be effective on mild stains, but deeply stained teeth usually cannot be brightened by retail level whitening products. Here at Mill Creek General Dentistry, we offer professional tooth bleaching procedures. These are the most effective and safest way to whiten deeply stained teeth.

Before bleaching your teeth, your dentist will protect your gums with a special gel or a rubber dam. Then a small amount of concentrated bleaching gel is poured into trays that are inserted into your mouth. The amount and depth of staining your teeth have will influence how long the tooth bleaching procedure takes, but it is typically completed in a single visit. Once the bleaching is done the dentist will use a special ultraviolet light to activate the whitening gel and further brighten your teeth.

If you would like to explore your whitening options, you should call Dr. Kerry Olszewski at 425-337-5549 to schedule an appointment.