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Are your teeth yellowed or stained? Do you wish for a more attractive smile that you can be proud of? We encourage you to ask us about professional teeth whitening.

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. If you have brownish or grayish stains on your teeth, keep in mind that they may not bleach as well. Also, be aware that dental restorations like fillings and crowns will not lighten like your natural teeth. Dr. Holsteen can examine your teeth and let you know whether or not teeth whitening is right for you.

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

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. Holsteen. Typically, the whitening tray is worn for several hours a day or during the night for about four weeks.

We welcome you to call Mountain Shadows Family Dentistry at 719-598-3502 today to learn more about teeth whitening in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and to book an appointment.