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Are your teeth yellowed or stained? Are you embarrassed to show your teeth when you smile? We encourage you to look into your professional teeth whitening options.

Am I a candidate for teeth whitening?
In a general sense, those with all permanent teeth and good dental health are candidates for teeth whitening procedures. Teeth whitening works especially well for those with yellowish teeth. Those with tender or receding gums may not be good candidates for teeth whitening, as they would be sensitive to the bleaching product. Also, be aware that dental restorations like fillings and crowns will not whiten like your natural teeth. Dr. Woody can examine your teeth and let you know if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening.

What should I expect during an in-office teeth whitening treatment?
If you choose in-office whitening, the bleaching product is applied directly to your teeth. Results can be seen in just one, 30- to 60-minute bleaching treatment. However, keep in mind that you may need to undergo more than one whitening treatment to reach your desired results.

What if I choose take-home teeth whitening?
If you choose to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your home, our dentist will take an impression of your teeth so that a custom mouthguard can be made. The tray is worn with the provided whitening product as directed by Dr. Woody. Typically, the whitening tray is worn for several hours a day or during the night for up to four weeks. Treatment time varies depending on the level of staining and your whitening goals.

Feel free to contact Peach Tree Dental at 417-358-2233 today for more information about teeth whitening in Carthage, Missouri, and to set up a consultation. We look forward to helping you meet your goals!