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Teeth Whitening Service

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Discover The Best Option To Get A Beautiful White Smile

Fill Out This Short Assessment To Discover The Best Option To Get A Beautiful White Smile Along With A Free Consultation!
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What is Teeth Whitening?

Dark stains and yellow tooth discoloration can distract from your natural beauty and make you feel self-conscious about your smile.

Fortunately, there is an easy solution. Teeth whitening can dramatically brighten tooth enamel and give you a smile you want to show off.

Patients who undergo professional whitening are amazed by how fast and easy their treatment is. In one short appointment, our dentists can transform your appearance and help you look and feel like the best version of yourself.

Smiles for Life Dental Care can give you a dazzling smile at our offices in the greater Harrisonburg and Staunton, VA, region…

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Benefits of Professional Whitening

These are the benefits of teeth whitening:


Teeth whitening is one of the least expensive treatments in dentistry, making it accessible for patients on any budget. If you don’t want to pay for the entire treatment upfront, we are happy to accept flexible financing through CareCredit®, LendingClub®, and more.
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Teeth whitening is a non-invasive procedure that carries virtually no risk of serious side effects. Even patients with tooth and gum sensitivity can undergo teeth whitening without damaging their enamel or experiencing any pain.
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Some people spend hundreds of dollars on store-bought whitening treatments that simply do not work. Make the most of your time and money by investing in a professional treatment that is proven to deliver noticeable and long-lasting results.
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Looking for a whiter, brighter smile?

Look no further than our teeth whitening services in Bridgewater and Staunton, VA.. Our team of experts can help you achieve the smile of your dreams in no time!

How Does Professional Whitening Work?

An LED light activates the bleaching agent in the gel which penetrates the enamel and targets deep surface stains, our system takes about 20 minutes to break down discoloration and whiten your teeth by several shades.

Professional teeth whitening can effectively lighten the color of teeth by breaking down stains and discoloration, resulting in a brighter and whiter smile. The specific procedure and timeline may vary depending on the dentist’s recommendations, the whitening system used, and individual circumstances. It is essential to consult with a dental professional to determine the most appropriate professional teeth whitening option based on your specific needs and oral health.

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Benefits of Professional Whitening

These are the benefits of teeth whitening:
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In-Office Whitening

You begin your treatment with a powerful in-office bleaching procedure. Your dental assistant will clean your teeth and apply protective vitamin E oil to the lips and gums to prevent sensitivity. Next, we isolate the teeth and place a barrier around the gum margin. Then we apply the whitening gel on the upper and lower arches. In three to four 15 minute cycles during this visit we remove and re-apply the professional whitening gel. We do come in to check your progress periodically during this visit, but it is very important that you try not to talk to prevent the gum barrier from moving. In between your 15 minute cycles we do remove and reapply the gel. We offer up to two whitening appointments with our In-Office whitening. We will send you home with custom trays to extend your whitening results.
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Take-Home Whitening

Once you are satisfied with the results, you can maintain your tooth color with the Venus whitening syringe. The syringe contains a whitening gel that will help you maintain your results. A pro-tip is to just apply this gel to your front teeth that you see to maximize your whitening kit. In your custom made whitening trays dispense a rice-sized amount to the six front teeth area. Once you put tray on, just run your finger along the front. If any whitening product comes out at the top, you likely have too much in your tray. Depending on your sensitivity we will recommend how frequently to whiten each day. If you have any questions regarding our Take-Home Whitening, please be sure to ask our clinical team during your visit.

Maintaining Your New Smile

While teeth whitening is not permanent, there are several ways you can help extend the lifespan of your results. Our dentists recommend the following:
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Practice Good Dental Hygiene

The best way to maintain an attractive smile is to practice thorough and consistent dental hygiene. Brushing can prevent stains as well as oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Brush your teeth twice daily with whitening toothpaste, and floss carefully at least once a day.

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Avoid Darkly Colored Foods and Drinks

Avoid certain foods and drinks that are responsible for tooth stains. In general, dark-colored and highly pigmented substances are more likely to taint the enamel. If you choose to indulge in coffee, red wine, or black tea, try drinking through a straw and brushing afterward to lower the potential stain absorption.

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Attend Regular Dental Check-ups

Professional teeth cleanings are important for a white smile. Schedule a routine visit with your dentist at least twice a year. Feel free to whiten your teeth at home with your take-home pen after these appointments. A thorough cleaning can make your teeth even more receptive to the effects of whitening gel.

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Meet The Team

Experience dental care backed by expert and compassionate dentists. Trust in the skill and empathy of our dental professionals.

Our Smiles for Life Patients Know

That They Can Rely On Us
Linda Clague

Alex, . Morgan, and Dr Geo are very personable and professional. I felt very relaxed the entire visit.I especially appreciated Dr. Geo's careful mouth and teeth exam. They explained everything step by step and allowed time for questions.


On my first visit I meet Becky, we sat down and talked about everything they do there and she allowed me to tell her about my issues with my teeth and she felt that they could help me with my problem. This is the first time I have ever been able to explain, in detail, about my past and present experiences with my dental problems. She made me feel very comfortable in taking about my care and what I would like to have done with my denture issue's. I have set up my next appointment to have x-rays done and feel very good about that! I'm looking forward to my visit and what they have to say about fixing my problem .

Dolly Kite

My dad had the appt there at the office for a broken tooth. They worked him in and made the experience as pleasant as possible for an 86 year old man. I appreciate the care, understanding and patience for him. Great visit! Great Doctor!!

beverly morris

I go to smiles for life I can't thank them enough for there kindness and caring I really like Dr Geo there all awesome but he's my favorite ♥️ they are all very friendly and make you feel very comfortable just like one big Happy family

Lynn Reedy

The best staff !! The most friendly staff of any dentist office I have ever been too. Dr Geo is the best. Super friendly. Recommend this dentist office to any one especially if you have a fear of dentist (as I myself ).

Warren Wise

Just had my first visit with Dr. Whiting at Smiles for Life in Bridgewater. My welcome to the office was warm and inviting. The dental assistant was professional, proficient, and very gentle. Dr.Whiting is very good at explaining problems he saw with my teeth and outline options for addressing those problems.

Jennifer Harper

Cathy Batton is an amazing hygienist and is so gentle but very thorough. She is very kind, and I am always happy to see her when I go to the dentist! She makes going to the dentist more fun!

Sandy Miller

I love Cathy!! She does a great job and is always very personable and professional. Give her a raise!! 😊 Everyone at Smiles for Life is great! If you’re looking for a dentist, I would highly recommend them.

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